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March 2, 2017
(All day)
University Library
As part of the 17th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series and Library Exhibition, “Gabriel García Márquez and ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’” commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of his major work of literature. The exhibition 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.
March 2, 2017
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
School of Law — Second-Floor Atrium
In celebration of Black History Month, RWU and RWU Law are presenting the opening of a groundbreaking exhibit documents 250 years of service and survival, telling the story in images and text of American firsts: the first black philanthropic organization (the Free African Union Society, founded in Newport); the first black Episcopal delegation to a Diocesan Convention (from Christ Church in Providence); the first piece of sacred music by an African-American (by Newport Gardner); and more.
March 2, 2017
6:00 pm
Swan Auditorium, University of Rhode Island
In collaboration with the University of Rhode Island, RWU is co-hosting the Rhode Island premiere of "Oceans Frontiers III" and a panel discussion, featuring Matt Griffin of RWU, on the new Northeast Ocean Plan.
March 2, 2017
7:00 pm
CAS 157
Amber Chand’s one-woman performance takes audiences on a remarkable journey into a world of Indian-arranged marriages, British boarding schools, tyrannical African dictators, encounters with an Indian holy man and Rwandan genocide survivors, and the rise and fall of her multimillion-dollar company.