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SUBJECT: And Who Will Help Me Grow The Food? A keynote address featuring Dr. Ivan Emke

DATE: Nov. 29

By exploring the fable of the Little Red Hen, Dr. Ivan Emke, Honorary Research Professor at Memorial, will explore issues of population growth, immigration, rural vitality and economic sustainability during a keynote address.

And Who Will Help Me Grow The Food? will take place on Memorial's St. John's campus today, Thursday, Nov. 29.

The address will take place in the Physical Education building, PE-2001, from 7-9 p.m. Admission is free and a reception will follow. Free parking available in lot 1A. 

Through agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture and renewable energy, Dr. Emke will consider the challenges and potential in these sectors and their intersections with immigration.

Dr. Emke is Honorary Research Professor at Memorial University and former interim vice-president (Grenfell Campus). The event is hosted by Dr. Tony Fang, Stephen Jarislowsky Chair of Cultural and Economic Transformation, and professor, Department of Economics, at Memorial.

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