The John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Program
Through the "Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Fund" and "Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Library Fund" (established by University alumnus, Robert Blais '70), a significant or culturally impactful book is chosen annually to be honored. The program engages the campus and local community through discussions, celebrations, related collections, a library exhibition, and culminates with the annual Birss Lecture.
“Writing & Political Activism: the work of South African writer Nadine Gordimer”
Time: March 8, 2023 (7:00 PM)
Place: Virtual REGISTER HERE
February 21, 2023Virtual Exhibition opens to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nadine Gordimer’s birth.
February 22, 2023 (6:30 PM)Community Reading Group & Book Discussion about My Son’s Story Rogers Free Library, Bristol RI