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An Illustrated Talk by Margaret Visser, Writer and Broadcaster

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November 13, 2012
Join us for the second annual Founder’s Lecture where we welcome writer and broadcaster Margaret Visser. A leading commentator on history, anthropology and mythology in everyday life, Ms. Visser will look at the meanings embodied by modern footwear. Her most recent book is The Gift of Thanks, published by HarperCollins. Her previous books, Much Depends on Dinner, The Rituals of Dinner, The Way We Are, and The Geometry of Love, have all been best sellers and have won major international awards, including the Glenfiddich Award for Food book of the Year in Britain in 1989, the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Literary Food Writing Award, and the Jane Grigson Award. Her books have been translated into French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. She appears frequently on radio and television, and has lectured extensively in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. She divides her time between Toronto, Paris, and South West France. Tuesday, November 13th; ; 6:30pm. Followed by a guided tour of the Vivier exhibition. COST: Lecture – $30 adult; $20 BSM members and students. Lecture + Reception – $50 adult; $40 BSM members and student. Limited seating; for tickets call 416.979.7799 x 239 or email tickets@batashoemuseum.ca www.batashoemuseum.ca