Classes Without Quizzes kicks off with analysis of 2012 U.S. presidential race

Western University launches its popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, for the 2012-13 academic year this evening with a timely talk about the 2012 U.S. presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

At Classes without Quizzes events, members of the greater London community can enjoy topical, entertaining and insightful monthly lectures by some of Westerns leading faculty.

Don Abelson, Director of Western’s Canada-U.S. Institute, delivers the first lecture of the current series, Blockbuster or Lacklustre? Obama, Romney and the 2012 Race for the Presidency, tonight (Tuesday, October 9) at Landon Library, 167 Wortley Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and class begins at 7 p.m.

As the November U.S. presidential election approaches, Abelson will provide an insightful look at the highs and lows of the campaigns and how the race has unfolded.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP for the lectures by calling 519-661-2111 ext. 85739 or sending an email to

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