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September 21, 2001

U of G Scottish colloquim set for Oct. 13

The University of Guelph’s Scottish studies program will hold its annual fall colloquium Oct. 13, featuring presentations on a variety of topics related to Scottish culture.

The theme of this year’s colloquium is “Regulating Culture and Society in Scotland” with topics to include Scots and Canadian literature, Scottish government, and Scots and the law. The plenary speaker is Keith Brown of the University of St. Andrews, who will speak on “A Community of Honour? The Scottish Nobility c.1560-1640.” Brown is the recipient of the 2001 Frank Watson Prize in Scottish history, awarded each year by Canada’s Scottish Studies Foundation in recognition of the best book, monograph or dissertation on Scottish history published that year.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Centre. Cost is $25 (with lunch) or $15 (without lunch) for members of the Scottish Studies Foundation and $30 (with lunch) or $20 (without lunch) for non-members. Students are admitted free of charge.

For additional information, or to make reservations, contact the U of G Scottish Studies Office, (519) 824-4120, Ext. 3209.

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Lori Bona Hunt, media relations officer,
(519) 824-4120, Ext. 3338.

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