News Release

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SUBJECT: PSA: Pratt expert to deliver Pratt Lecture at Memorial

DATE: November 8, 2006

A leading authority on the writing of poet E. J. Pratt and how oral traditions influence literature will deliver Memorial University’s 2006 Pratt Lecture. Dr. Susan Gingell will explore the use of regional vernacular and other noise when she delivers her talk, called Towards an Aesthetic of Noise: Writing the Oral in the Canadian Context on Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building, on the St. John’s campus. Free parking will be available in Lot 15. All are welcome to attend.

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