The 17th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series and Library Exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of "One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez. Maria Helena Rueda, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Smith College, will deliver the keynote lecture.
The library exhibition, “Gabriel García Márquez and ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude,’” is open daily through March 31 during the library's operating hours. Items are on display courtesy of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Redwood Library and others.
A book discussion group will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St., Bristol.
The events are made possible by The Professor John Howard Birss Jr. Memorial Fund, the University Honors Program, Roger Williams University Library and the Rogers Free Library.
All events are free and open to the puiblic.