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Linking Humanities to Careers

Linking Humanities to Careers

Tell your students and join us for two events Workshop: “Maximizing Networking Opportunities”  Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 Time: 12 noon to 1 PM Location: Roosevelt Hall, Great Room RSVP: Student – Log onto RhodyNet and go under “Workshops” Faculty – email   Networking Panel: “Linking Humanities to Career” Professionals who studied the Humanities will […]

Storytelling with Maps- A New Interactive Tool!

Storytelling with Maps- A New Interactive Tool!

Have you heard of a new tool called Fabula? It lets anyone easily create stories and narratives on an interactive map. You can add pictures, videos, events, draw animations, and do a host of other things. Here’s a quick demo of what your story could look like, that only took 15 minutes to put together:  […]

Drop in Lunch!

Drop in Lunch!

Tired of eating lunch alone at your desk? Learn how to break the cycle!


RICH Grants Workshop at URI

Anyone in the community is welcome to attend! Please click here to register.


Celebrating 20 Years of the URI Center for the Humanities: See the photos!

Photos from the URI Center for the Humanities 20 Year Anniversary Celebration can now be viewed online. To check out photos from the student-run photo booth at the event, please click here.


An Emerging Canon? Mapping a Field through Database Visualization

The Center for Digital Scholarship and the Brown University Library present An Emerging Canon? Mapping a Field through Database Visualization, a talk hosted by Professor Scott Rettberg of the University of Bergen, Norway. This event will be hosted in the Rock Conference Room at the Rockefeller Library in Providence on Thursday, May 1 at noon. The […]

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Boarding Out: Professor David Faflik discusses his new book

As a part of the 2013-2014 English Department Faculty Speaker Series, Professor David Faflik will discuss his recent book, Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860 (Northwestern University Press, 2012) at a talk on Wednesday, April 23 at 5:00pm in Swan 154, the Hoffmann Room. Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860 identifies the […]

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I am Jack’s Revolution: Fight Club and Hacker Culture

The first rule of fight club is you don’t talk about fight club. The first rule of the internet is you don’t talk about /b/. Coincidence? Hardly. Come learn more as Professor Naomi Mandel shows how the cult film Fight Club has been enlisted by hackers for a range of revolutionary movements, from antisec activism […]


URI Latin American Literary and Film Festival 2014

The department of Languages, on behalf of the Spanish section, is proud to present these exciting film screenings and speakers to be included in this year’s Latin American Literary and Film Festival.   FILM SCREENINGS: Political turmoil through the eyes of children (1) El silencio de neto presented by Luis Argueta, filmmaker and producer from […]


America’s Forgotten Heroine: Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light

You are cordially invited to attend a screening on campus of  the new documentary film, America’s Forgotten Heroine:  Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light.  The film, directed and produced by URI Journalism alumna,  Marion Gagnon, will be screened in Swan Hall, Agnes G. Doody  Auditorium, on April 17th at 5:30pm.  A reception will follow in the Swan Atrium with the filmmaker.  The screening and reception are open to the public.  If […]

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