Lectures in Newfoundland

nfld_fullmapI’m giving a few lectures at Memorial University of Newfoundland next week. The main reason I am going is to give the George M. Storey lecture in the Humanities, but a few other events have been arranged including a visit to the campus on the other side of the island at Corner Brook. I’ve never been to Newfoundland before, and so looking forward to seeing a few things too – while out at Corner Brook I will visit Gros Morne National Park. northamericaThe political geographer in me is intrigued by St. Pierre et Miqualon, just off the Burin Peninsula. This is the oldest French overseas territory and the only remaining part of New France. I doubt I will be able to get there – the island is a lot bigger than it looks.

18 March 2013, “Shakespearean Territories: Laws, Economies, Agriculture and Banishment in Richard II“, Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

21 March 2013, “‘Knowledge, Truth, Power: The Politics of Foucault’s Leçons sur la volonté de savoir’“, George M. Storey lecture in the Humanities, St John’s Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

There will also be a public lecture, in the Peter Easton Pub (!), on 22 March 2013 in St John’s, under the title of “Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?”

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