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Upcoming Events


Phenomenology

Phenomenology and the Arts Today Conference

Keynote Speaker: William “Bro” Adams, appointed as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities by former President Obama in 2014. He is the former president of Colby College and Bucknell University. Tuesday, April 11th Click here for more info.  

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Gallery Exhibition:

“Invisible Bodies, Disposable Cloth: Rhode Island and Slavery, 1783-1850’s” Monday, January 23 at 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Click here for more.

Tournées French Film Festival Spring 2017

Tournées French Film Festival Spring 2017

URI’s upcoming Tournées French Film Festival, which will be held February 21-March 8. Click here for the schedule and a brief description of each film.

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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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.

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