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Upcoming Events


Panel Discussion: Funding for the Arts

Panel Discussion: Funding for the Arts

Thursday, December 1 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm Swan Hall Click here for more information on speakers.

Call for submissions –  HERA Conference 2017

Call for submissions – HERA Conference 2017

The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2017. Local Voices to Global Visions: Exploring Identity in the Humanities  March 1 to 4, 2017 San Diego, California The wide-ranging span of the Humanities provides the finest range of approaches and methodologies to explore the multiplicity of voices and visions throughout the world. HERA seeks your contributions […]

URI Landscape Architecture Lecture Series

URI Landscape Architecture Lecture Series

  November 17, Gina Ford,  ASLA, Principal, Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA presents:  “Landscape Humanism in Practice.”  For more information on this lecture and others in the series, click here.

Linking Humanities to Careers

Linking Humanities to Careers

Our annual Linking Humanities to Careers Event is happening on Thursday, Nov. 3rd. This year, two humanities classes will have the chance to meet, hear from, and network with an outstanding panel of alumn who majored in the humanities at URI. Click here for pics and bios of this year’s panelists.

English Department Read/Write Event

English Department Read/Write Event

“Of Mood: An Atmospheric Performance” Experimental writing meets experimental music. Tuesday, November 1st, 5:30-7 pm. Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Mary Cappello reads from her new book, Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack (University of Chicago Press) alongside recordings of Berlin-based trumpeter/composer, Paul Brody‘s sound installation,”Talking Melodies”; in concert with the cloud photography of Katja Hock; and, with a […]

Our Fall Deadline for Grant Applications is Nov. 1

Our Fall Deadline for Grant Applications is Nov. 1

Submit your proposal by Nov. 1 for awards of up to $1000. Click here for more information about our grant opportunities.

Humanities at Large Launches Website

Humanities at Large Launches Website

Humanities at Large, the NEH sponsored project to revamp the next generation of humanities PhD’s at URI, has launched it’s website! Click here to stay up to date on the latest ideas and innovations. You can also tweet about the project @URI_English #HumanitiesAtLarge

Thursday Afternoons Career Advising at Swan Postponed

Thursday Afternoons Career Advising at Swan Postponed

Due to staffing issues, the Center for Career and Experiential Education will not be able to meet with students in Swan Hall this semester. All humanities students can still utilize the walk-in advising hours (Monday–Friday, 9am-4pm) in Roosevelt Hall and log into RhodyNet and make an appointment with Jenna Visinho. Wondering what you can do with your humanities degree, […]

Wednesdays at 7:00, URI’s Slam Poetry Club, Multicultural Center Room 005

Wednesdays at 7:00, URI’s Slam Poetry Club, Multicultural Center Room 005

EXPRESS YOURSELF, Wednesdays at 7:00 PM, URI’s Slam Poetry Club meets in the Multicultural center rm 005, email urislampoetry@gmail.com for more info

Drop in Lunch!  Faculty & Staff Lunch Space Returns: Tuesdays 11:30am-1pm

Drop in Lunch! Faculty & Staff Lunch Space Returns: Tuesdays 11:30am-1pm

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

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