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Repeats every day until Fri Mar 31 2017 .
February 28, 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.
February 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
School of Law — Appellate Courtroom 283
In celebration of Black History Month, RWU and RWU Law are presenting the opening of a groundbreaking exhibit titled “Do Lord Remember Me: The Black Church in Rhode Island” and a conversation on the history and significance of the black church in Rhode Island, as well as a powerful performance by actor Joe Wilson Jr.
Repeats every week until Tue May 02 2017 except Tue Dec 13 2016, Tue Dec 20 2016, Tue Dec 27 2016, Tue Jan 03 2017, Tue Jan 10 2017, Tue Jan 17 2017, Tue Jan 24 2017.
February 28, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
Zen Meditation instruction provided every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m, in the Prayer Room (lower level) of the Intercultural Center. Please come sit with us, relax and find your true way. Meditation mats and cushions will be provided.
March 1, 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 1, 2017
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Lower Commons
The 2017 Lenten Season will commence with Ash Wednesday on March 1. The Office of Spiritual Life will host five services on campus throughout the day to which members of the community are most welcome. Want to receive ashes but in class or the office all day? Stop by for “Ashes on the Run” first thing in the morning. The Rev. Nancy Hamlin Soukup, University Multifaith Chaplain, will offer the "Ashes on the Run" service.
Repeats every day until Mon Mar 06 2017 except Sat Mar 04 2017, Sun Mar 05 2017.
March 1, 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 1, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center — University Library
The 2017 Lenten Season will commence with Ash Wednesday on March 1. The Office of Spiritual Life will host five services on campus throughout the day to which members of the community are most welcome. Catholic services will be hosted by the Catholic Campus Ministry at 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m., in the University Library's Mary Tefft White Cultural Center.
March 1, 2017
4:00 pm
at RWU
vs. Lasell College
March 1, 2017
4:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center — University Library
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.
March 1, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campus recreation Center — Room 237
The 2017 Lenten Season will commence with Ash Wednesday on March 1. The Office of Spiritual Life will host five services on campus throughout the day to which members of the community are most welcome. Ecumenical service will be hosted by the Rev. Cleo Graham, Affiliated Protestant Chaplain, at 5 p.m. in the Campus Recreation Center's Conference Room 237.
March 1, 2017
5:00 pm
at Emerson College
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.
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 - 5:00 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
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
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