News Releases

The Divison of Marketing and Communications provides access to the most up-to-date information released by Memorial University of Newfoundland. Archives of previous news releases are also available.

To access news releases from Grenfell Campus please click here.

REF NO.: 46

SUBJECT: Award-winning author delivering speaker series in Labrador

DATE: Nov. 5

Note to editors:
Distinguished author and honorary degree recipient Dr. Kevin Major will be in Happy Valley-Goose Bay tomorrow (Wednesday, Nov. 6) to deliver an intimate and interactive talk titled Writing with Labrador in Mind.
It will take place at 7 p.m. in the Masonic Temple-Polaris Lodge No. 17, 348 Hamilton River Road.
Organized by Memorial University’s Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, in conjunction with the Labrador Institute, the talk will focus on how the history of Labrador has inspired some of Dr. Major’s most recent writing.
Media agencies are invited to send representatives to the event.
Dr. Major is the author of more than 15 books. He was named Memorial’s Alumnus of the Year in 1997 and presented with an honorary degree in 2011.

- 30 -

For further information, please contact Jeff Green, marketing co-ordinator, Alumni Affairs and Development, at 709-864-2479, 709-687-6493 or


Marketing & Communications

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000