T.S. Eliot Lecture: author Cannadine Nov. 10

Author David Cannadine will be the featured speaker at the fourth annual T.S. Eliot Lecture in St. Louis at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in Holmes Lounge.

The title of his talk will be “Churchill and America.” A reception will follow.

Cannadine is the first Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Chair of British History at the Institute of Historical Research at University of London. He has authored several books on British history and has held appointments as a fellow of the British Academy of the Royal Society of Literature and as a fellow at St. John’s College, Cambridge, among others.

Eliot, the grandson of Washington University co-founder William Greenleaf Eliot, helped to transform modern poetry with such works as “The Waste Land” and “The Four Quarters.” The T.S. Eliot Lecture is delivered in both London and St. Louis by influential writers, scholars or other public figures.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Call 935-4003 to register.

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