Political scientist to help launch book in Brandon

January 17, 2011

BRANDON, MB — On January 20, there will be a Brandon launch for the newly released book entitled “Manitoba Politics and Government: Issues, Institutions, Traditions”, edited by Paul Thomas and Curtis Brown. On hand for the event will be one of the contributors, Brandon University Assistant Professor Kelly Saunders of the Department of Political Studies, as well as Brown. The latter is a former Brandon Sun editor, reporter and columnist.

The book, printed by the University of Manitoba Press, contains articles by Christopher Adams, Paul Barber, Harvey Bostrom, Rodney Clifton, Jim Eldridge, Gerald Friesen, Jean Friesen, Joan Grace, Kerri Holland, Derek Hum, Irene Linklater, Frances Russell, Jim Silver, Wayne Simpson, Paul Thomas, Paul Vogt, Jared Wesley, Nelson Wiseman and Dr. Saunders.

The event, which is open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m., on January 20, in the Brandon Public Library and will include light refreshments.

For more information, contact:

Joanne F. Villeneuve
Brandon University
P: (204) 727-9762