Evelyn Wrench Speaker Series - Lord Strathcarron
Event: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
Place: Tamarind Room
Kapi'olani Community College
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Parking: Free parking on campus
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The event starts with a hosted wine reception at 5:30 p.m., dinner (menu below) and program to follow. If you want additional wine with dinner, you are welcome to BYOB.
In 1895, Mark Twain set out on a year-long around-the-world lecture tour, in the course of which he gathered material for one of his most successful books, Following the Equator. Ian David Patrick Macpherson, 3rd Baron Strathcarron — who followed the great humorist's journey through the Middle East in Innocence and War — recounts Twain's passage through India and offers his own intriguing observations of the same sites a century later.
Named in honor of the English-Speaking Union's founder, the Evelyn Wrench Speaker Program sends eight eminent British and American speakers across the country each year to the ESU Branches who host their presentations. Wrench speakers address topics relating to current events, history, language and literature, art and architecture, and travel. Regional tours of Wrench speakers are underwritten by the ESU National Headquarters and planned in cooperation with the Branches.