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Repeats every day until Tue Mar 31 2015 .
March 29, 2015
(All day)
University Library
The 15th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series celebrates the 75th anniversary of Richard Wright's "Native Son," one of the first major works of literature by an African-American writer about African-Americans. As part of the lecture series, a special library exhibition, “Richard Wright’s 'Native Son': Then and Now,” will be open daily during library hours from February 1 through March 31.
March 29, 2015
9:30 am
at SUNY Maritime, Tufts University, Coast Guard Academy
Admiral Moore Team Race, 55th Friis Trophy Team Race, J/70 Invitational
March 29, 2015
12:00 pm
at Western New England University
March 29, 2015
12:00 pm
at University of New England
March 29, 2015
2:00 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Music professor Marilynn Mair performs a concert celebrating the release of her new album, “Madrugada,” a traditional Brazilian jam session. The first half of the program will present a traditional “roda da choro” jam session with local Brazilian musicians, and the second half will feature Mair’s new music. The performance is free and open to the public.
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 .
March 29, 2015
4:00 pm
GHH 200
Join members of RWU's Christian community as they gather for prayer, reflection, and a simple celebration of Communion on Sundays during the academic year. All are welcome to this service, no matter where you are on your journey!
Repeats every week until Mon May 04 2015 except Sun Oct 12 2014, Sun Nov 23 2014, Sun Dec 21 2014, Sun Dec 28 2014, Sun Jan 04 2015, Sun Jan 11 2015, Sun Jan 18 2015, Sun Mar 08 2015, Sun Mar 15 2015, Sun Apr 05 2015.
March 29, 2015
6:00 pm
GHH 206
Join the Catholic Campus Ministry for weekly Mass on campus.
March 30, 2015
(All day)
University Library
The 15th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series celebrates the 75th anniversary of Richard Wright's "Native Son," one of the first major works of literature by an African-American writer about African-Americans. As part of the lecture series, a special library exhibition, “Richard Wright’s 'Native Son': Then and Now,” will be open daily during library hours from February 1 through March 31.
March 30, 2015
7:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center
Esteemed teacher, presenter and diversity trainer Jane Elliott — who as a third-grade schoolteacher in small-town Iowa devised the controversial "Blue-Eyes/Brown Eyes" exercise in response to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968 — will explore power, perception and prejudice in modern-day America in a presentation titled "Blue-Eyed, Brown Eyed."
March 31, 2015
(All day)
University Library
The 15th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series celebrates the 75th anniversary of Richard Wright's "Native Son," one of the first major works of literature by an African-American writer about African-Americans. As part of the lecture series, a special library exhibition, “Richard Wright’s 'Native Son': Then and Now,” will be open daily during library hours from February 1 through March 31.
March 31, 2015
3:30 pm
at Salem State College
March 31, 2015
3:30 pm
at Salve Regina University
March 31, 2015
5:00 pm
at Salve Regina University
March 31, 2015
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
Ecuadoran poet Santiago Vizcaíno, along with translator Alexis Levitin, will be conducting a bilingual poetry translation performance to celebrate the publication of his new book, "Destruction in the Afternoon," with publisher Lavender Ink.
Repeats every week until Tue May 05 2015 except Tue Mar 10 2015.
March 31, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
March 31, 2015
7:30 pm
at Salve Regina University
April 1, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Fieldhouse
The Intercultural Center is proud to present this year's Global Fest, a celebration of cultural diversity at RWU! Sample delicious culturally-themed food provided by our own Bon Appetit Dining Services and "travel" to over 30 countries represented with food, music, and cultural activities. There will be live performances of West African and Latin American dance and drumming, and Brazilian/Latin American music. RWU students will put on an international fashion show and perform traditional dances and songs.
April 1, 2015
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 except Thu Nov 27 2014, Thu Dec 18 2014, Thu Dec 25 2014, Thu Jan 01 2015, Thu Jan 08 2015, Thu Jan 15 2015, Thu Mar 12 2015.
April 2, 2015
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Intercultural Center (Multipurpose Room)
A new opportunity for prayer, intercession, meditation on campus. Join us each Thursday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for a spiritual "time-out" during the week, to pray for own concerns and those we know and to lift up intercessions for our community and the world. All are welcome, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey.
April 2, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
GHH Atrium
View the student-created art submissions to the Visual Arts Empowerment contest. This competition, held in conjunction with Diversity Week at RWU, challenged students to explore the meaning and role that empowerment can play not only at Roger Williams, but around the world. Vote for your favorite work of art while enjoying free appetizers and mocktails.