The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica, in collaboration with the Cultural Division, will host the Third Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, October 28 2014 commencing at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Young Hotel Conference Room.
This year’s presenter, Justice Dr. Irving Andre, will speak on the topic: “E. O. Leblanc: A Rendezvous with History.”
Justice Andre is Senior Judge of the Superior Court of Justice in Canada. He has also authored several books about Dominica’s people and important events.
The lecture will provide a contextual and historical analysis of the qualities and policies that have cemented Mr. Leblanc’s reputation as one of most distinguished and extraordinary leaders of the Eastern Caribbean.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will provide an opportunity for guests to listen to the speaker present for about 40 minutes.
Following the presentation, guests will be able to interact and to generate meaningful discussions about the influence of the topic on the Caribbean region.
The E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture forms part of the events scheduled for Dominica’s Independence celebrations.