George Elliott Clarke – March 8 & 9

The 50th anniversary E.J. Pratt Lecture will be delivered by George Elliott Clarke on Thursday March 8th at 8 p.m. at the LSPU Hall. His lecture is titled The Quest for a “National” Nationalism: E.J. Pratt’s “ epic” ambition, “ race” consciousness, and the contradictions of “ Canadian” identity.

On Friday March 9th at 8 p.m. in Suncor Hall, in the Music Building at Memorial, there will be a staged reading of Lennox Brown’s play, The Captive, the first play by an African-Canadian writer to appear in print.

Thanks to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English, both events are free and all are welcome. Receptions to follow. For Friday’s reading, there will be free parking in MUN lot 15b.