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Wednesday, October 6, 1999 Published at 14:20 GMT 15:20 UK


Madonna to lecture Cambridge students

Controversial figure: Madonna with daughter Lourdes Maria

Madonna is to visit a Cambridge University college to give a talk to students.

The superstar will speak on the subject "Image and Reality" to undergraduates at Peterhouse College.

The talk, which will not be open to the public, was arranged by history lecturer Dr John Adamson.

The date of the visit has not been confirmed, although a university spokeswoman said it would not be this term.

'Intelligent and talented'

The college's senior bursar, Andrew Murison, said in a statement: "It is commonplace for interesting and talented people to visit the college in order to share the benefits and lessons of their experience with undergraduates.

"Madonna is a very intelligent and talented woman who is well qualified to speak on the subject of image and reality.

"It will be a private visit. The date has yet to be confirmed."

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