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Check it Out!: 2016-2017

Celebrating culture at the Library

Brand Command

September 21, 2016

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CsZmTzYW8AAyevj.jpgCheck it out! is hosting a lively discussion inspired by Dr. Alex Marland's recent publication Brand Command, an exploration of Canadian politics, message control and democracy as we know it.  The event will be moderated by Ryan Lewis, Social Sciences Liaison Librarian with Memorial University Libraries.
Panelists include:
Peter Cowan - CBC
Alex Marland - Dept. of Political Science, Memorial University
James McLeod - The Telegram
Nancy Pedri - Dept. of English, Memorial University

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Memorial University's Artists-in-Residence Perform

October 18, 2016

Image may contain: textSara tilley has written 11 plays and two novels.  Her 2015 novel duke recieved the 2015 BMO Winterset Award.  Julia Taffe combines art, the environment and adventrue by danicing on buildings and mountains.  she is founder and artistic director os Aeriosa, a vertical dance compandy based in Vancouver, B.C.

Sweat Equity

March 22, 2017

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C7hrHsBXQAEwdh2.jpgJoin ISER Books and the Queen Elizabeth II Library, as part as the library’s ongoing Check It Out! series, for a book launch and panel discussion of Sweat Equity: Cooperative House Building in Newfoundland 1920-1974. Authors Chris Sharpe and Jo Shawyer will be joined by panelists Kim Blanchard, Stephen Jewczyk, and Jeff Webb, and moderator Dan Duda, to discuss the book, cooperative housing in Newfoundland, and current housing issues affecting the province.