UK Holiday Reception with Canadian Author Ross King
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Old Bank of England, 194 Fleet Street, London, UK

 UK Holiday Reception 620

Celebrate the holiday season with fellow alumni and friends in the opulant surroundings of the Old Bank of England. Our special guest will be Canadian novelist and non-fiction writer, Ross King, speaking on the topic, "Leonardo's Accidental Masterpiece." 

King is the author of six books on Italian, French and Canadian art and history. He has also published two historical novels, Domino (1995) and Ex-Libris (1998), and edited a collection of Leonardo da Vinci's fables, jokes and riddles. Translated into more than a dozen languages, his books have been nominated for a National Book Critics' Circle Award, the Charles Taylor Prize, and the National Award for Arts Writing. He also won Canada's Governor General's Literary Award in Non-fiction twice: in 2006 for The Judgement of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism and in 2012 for his latest book, Leonardo and The Last Supper.

Don't miss this opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow alumni and share some festive cheer.

The reception will take place in the Dining Room and includes complimentary appetizers as well as beer, wine and soft drinks.

There is no fee to attend, but please register by Thursday, December 5, 2013.

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We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.

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