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First Distinguished Speaker Series lecture rescheduled to Nov. 4

UB alum Winston Duke will return to the Queen City following postponement

Winston Duke’s Distinguished Speakers Series lecture has been rescheduled to Nov. 4.
Winston Duke’s Distinguished Speakers Series lecture has been rescheduled to Nov. 4.

The first Distinguished Speakers Series lecture has been rescheduled to Thursday, Nov. 4 after being postponed last week due to undisclosed circumstances.

Winston Duke, a UB alum and actor featured in blockbuster hits like Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” and “Us,” was set to kick off the 2021-22 series on Oct. 14, but requested the cancellation with “no explanation,” according to associate director for national/international media relations Doug Sitler.

This is not the first time a DSS lecture has been rescheduled. A November 2014 lecture by John Oliver was also postponed due to bad weather. 

Duke will speak in the Center for the Arts Mainstage Theater on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available for purchase; tickets bought for the original date will be honored, while those who are unable to attend the rescheduled lecture can request a refund. 

The following lecture is scheduled for Nov. 16 and will feature Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman. 

Reilly Mullen is the editor in chief and can be reached at reilly.mullen@ubspectrum.com 


REILLY MULLEN
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Reilly Mullen is the editor-in-chief for The Spectrum. She double majors in English and political science. She enjoys Dunkin' iced lattes, arguing with frat boys and buying cool shoes. A former web, features and news editor, she write columns about her chronic illnesses and taking down the patriarchy. 

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