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REF NO.: 29

SUBJECT: MMaP lecture series kicks off on Memorial’s St. John’s campus

DATE: Oct. 12

           Dr. Sherrie Tucker, from the University of Kansas, will give a lecture tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 12, titled Torquing Back: Alternative Spins on Jitterbug Memory, Dance Floor Democracy and the Hollywood Canteen.
            This lecture is the first in the 2011-12 lecture series by the Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place (MMaP).
            It is open to all, and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the MMaP gallery on the second floor of the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.
            Through her research on the old Hollywood Canteen nightclub, Dr. Tucker will explore the continuing struggles over social, cultural and political meanings of democracy in and about the U.S.

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