Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Alcuin Society/Vancouver Museum Presentation

Speaker: Crispin Elsted, co-proprietor of barbarian press in mission, BC

Topic: the case for the canon: printing the classics in the cyber-age.

Date and time: Wednesday, may 27th, 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Place: Joyce Whalley learning centre, Vancouver museum, 1100 chestnut street, Vancouver

Alcuin society/Vancouver public library, special collections presentation

Speaker: Michael Kluckner, winner of the 2007 Vancouver book award

Topic: "Len Norris and the Vancouver imagination"

Date and time: Wednesday, may 27th, 7:30 – 9:00

Place: Alma van Dusen and Peter Kaye rooms, Vancouver public library, central branch

Description: award winning author, Michael Kluckner, has been influenced in many different ways by the city of Vancouver. One of these influences was Vancouver sun cartoonist Len Norris Michael will explore that relationship in a lecture illustrated by a generous sampling of Mr. Norris’ cartoons.