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WordsFest London Western Alumni Reception
Friday, November 4, 2016
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Museum London, 421 Ridout St N, London, ON

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Join Michael Milde, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and Margaret Christakos, Western's 2016-17 Writer-in-Residence at an exclusive Western Alumni Reception during WordFest London.

Words is a new London festival that brings the Southwestern Ontario region together for a celebration of creative ideas that spark debate and ignite the imagination. The Festival features a spectrum of artistic forms that cater to a diverse audience, including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, children’s literature, new media, spoken word performance, graphic novels, storytelling, and much more.

Our pre-reception takes place in The River Room at Museum London. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Registration is $15 per person and includes one glass or wine or beer and light appetizers at the pre-reception, as well as admission to the Opening Night Reception.

The Opening kick-off features journalist and filmmaker Janice Zolf and acclaimed authors André Alexis, George Elliott Clarke, Jennifer Robson, BA'92, Penn Kemp, BA'66, Madhur Anand, BSc'93, PhD'97, Western Professor, Tom Cull, Poet Laureate for the City of London and many more.

Please register online by Wednesday, November 2, 2016.


Western Alumni is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

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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