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REF NO.: 33

SUBJECT: An illustrated public lecture by David Blackwood

DATE: Nov. 4

David Blackwood, one of Canada’s most respected visual storytellers, will give an illustrated public lecture on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., in the Great Hall of Queen’s College at Memorial University.
During the talk, Dr. Blackwood – an honorary degree recipient from Memorial will discuss how growing up in outport Newfoundland has shaped his work and his life. His talk is in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Department of Folklore at Memorial University.
Seating for the Nov. 20 event is limited. To reserve a seat please contact the Department of Folklore at 737-8402 or e-mail
 Parking is available in Lot 19 in the front of Queen’s College and on metres in adjacent parking areas.

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For further information, please contact Janet Harron, communications
co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, at 737-8292 or e-mail at


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