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Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer to speak at Indiana University in April

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Academy Award-winner will speak next month at Indiana University. 

Octavia Spencer most recently starred in "Hidden Figures" and "The Shack." She won an Oscar for her role in "The Help." She plans to talk about diversity and typecasting in Hollywood.

Spencer played the role of a nurse 16 times from 1996 to 2013.

The April 9 lecture is free to university faculty and students; tickets are $10 for the general public.

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