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March 3, 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 3, 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 3, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
School of Law — Appellate Courtroom 283
RWU Professor of Architecture Julian Bonder — a principal partner at Wodiczko + Bonder and Julian Bonder + Associates — will join a daylong conference to explore the relationship between slavery and universities, across the country and around the world at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Roger Williams University is hosting a live broadcast of the entire conference on campus, as well as a lunchtime discussion to explore the views on slavery held by the university's namesake, Roger Williams.
March 3, 2017
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
A revisionist adaptation of Euripides' tragedy about the plight of captive women after the destruction of Troy. Directed by Robin Stone after Euripides. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors and students. Call to reserve a seat at 401-254-3666.
March 3, 2017
10:00 pm
GHH Atrium