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REF NO.: 172

SUBJECT: Memorial University public lecture to examine the history that made us who we are

DATE: May 16

Dr. Peter Pope will give the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) New Fellow Public lecture on Wednesday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation lecture theatre, room PE-2001.
Dr. Pope, Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, was named a fellow of the RSC in 2012. His talk, Breton Fishers in Northern Newfoundland, 1504-1904, concerns over 60 historic sites on the French shore.
The Royal Society of Canada is the senior national body of distinguished Canadian scholars, artists and scientists. Its primary objective is to promote learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the natural and social sciences.
A reception will follow the lecture. Parking is available in area 3 (by the Aquarena); all are welcome to attend.

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For more information, please contact Janet Harron, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, at or 709-864-8292.


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