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Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Vol. 32, No. 22 September 17, 1969

School on Censorship

School on Censorship

A course on literary censorship in the East and West will be held by the Department of University Extension on October 25-26.

The course will be chaired by the Editor of the NZ Listener, Mr. Alexander McLeod.

The speakers include Mr. Bruce Mason, who, as an accompanying leaflet records "is widely known as a playwright, actor, broacaster and critic."

The First Secretary of the USSR Legation, Mr. Evgeny Pozdnyakov will also speak.

He is a graduate of the Moscow Foreign Languages Institute and a former freelance journalist in Moscow who has made frequent appearances in TV debates and interviews.

A lecturer in Russian at Victoria, Irene J. Esam will also be speaking.

She has recently published some widely noted articles on present day literary censorship in Russia.

The fourth speaker will be a Wellington lawyer, Mr. P. J. Downey.

He has made some appearances in a professional capacity before the Indecent Publication Tribunal.

Applications for the course should be posted to the Censorship School at the Department of University Extension. Box 2945 together with the $4 fee.