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    Talking in the Library: Scholastique Mukasonga

    Join us for On Mourning and Exile: Looking Back at Rwanda, a reading and conversation with author Scholastique Mukasonga and Dr. Timothy Longman, Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and

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    RWU Library Makerspace

    Have you heard about the new Makerspace in the University Library? Located on the first floor next to the Student Accessibility Offices and the west facing windows, the Makerspace is open Monday

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    Talking in the Library: Sarah Schulman

    Novelist, playwright, and nonfiction writer Sarah Schulman will discuss her recent book, Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP, New York, 1987-1993, on September 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm via

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    Masks Required

    Face coverings continue to be a key tool in preventing exposure and containing spread of the COVID virus. Masks are once again required in the library for all members of the campus community

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    Congratulations, Class of 2021!

    You did it! Even though you had to deal with a global pandemic, you persevered to realize your dreams. That’s pretty amazing! The Roger Williams University library staff couldn’t be prouder of you

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    Citing Your Sources

    Do you have a research paper due? Are you struggling to compile your sources, format references, and create a proper bibliography? We’ve got your back! The Roger Williams University librarians have

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    In Case You Missed It

    In 2014, Uyghur Economics Professor, Ilham Tohit, was detained, arrested, and sentenced to life in prison for his work to create a peaceful dialogue between Uyghur and Han Chinese. Three years later

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    Poetry Matters!

    Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? April 2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry by the Academy of American Poets, and serves as a reminder that poetry matters, and

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    The Bermont Fellowship in Fiction and Nonfiction

    Established with a generous gift from the Bermont family and in partnership with the Anthony Quinn Foundation, the Fellowship in Fiction and Nonfiction provides promising students with a unique and