Spotlight from Chronologically Lewis
September 2, 2019. Lewis gives the Skemp Memorial Lecture, a biennial lecture in English literature, at the University of Bristol on “Addison” (previously it was unknown where this lecture was first given) on October 7, 1943. For this lecture Lewis was paid a fee of £20 and was reimbursedexpenses of £1 10s. It likely took place in the Reception Room of the Wills Memorial Building because the usual place, the Great Hall, had been damaged during the war. The lecture time was 5:30 p.m. He had been invited for the previous year but had been unable to give the lecture. The invitation appears to have been made by the Vice-Chancellor, Thomas Loveday.
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