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Academic Lecture Series

  • February 2004, BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Our Community - Past, Present, and Future
  • Tuesday March 2, 2004, "Global Sex Trade in Asia" - Guest speaker Judith DeGroat, Director of Women’s Studies at St. Lawrence University [Student Union Ballroom, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Thursday March 18, 2004 "Recording Identity: Jazz, Cultural Expression, and the American Recording Industry" with Ron Dufour,  [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, 5 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Friday March 19, 2004 Physical Science Colloquium: Guest Speaker Meaghan Richmond '98 [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • Thursday March 25, 2004 "Childhood Sexual Abuse and Substance Use in Incarcerated Women" - Guest speaker Megan Hebert, Research Program Coordinator, Substance Abuse Research Unit, Rhode Island Hospital [Fogarty Life Science, 4 p.m.] reception, 5 p.m., Alumni Lounge
  • Thursday March 25, 2004 Phylum Party: Biology Department in conjunction with the Biology Club - a delightful culinary experience,  [Fogarty Life Science Lounge, 5 p.m.] Special guest appearance by Chef Frank Terranova
  • Thursday March 25, 2004 Poetry Reading - Norah Pollard [Faculty Center South, 5 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Friday March 26, 2004 “The Meaning and Limits of Sovereignty: A Critique of the US Patriot Act" - Judith Butler, Maxine Eliot professor of rhetoric & comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley [Gaige Auditorium, noon]
  • Saturday March 27, 2004 15th Annual Rhode Island Science Olympiad [Donovan Dining Center, 8:45 a.m.]
  • Wednesday March 31, 2004 "The Role of Purpose in Life in Substance Abuse" - Guest Speaker Dr. Selene M. MacKinnon, Associate Director, Program Development and Administration - Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University [Horace Mann 191, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday March 31, 2004 Guest Lecture: Mike Stanton, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, author of "The Prince of Providence" [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m.]
  • Thursday April 1, 2004 9th Annual Richard K. Gehrenbeck Memorial Lecture - The Art and Evolution of Weighing Molecules Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Siuzdak, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA [Clarke Science 125, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday April 2, 2004 Physical Science Colloquium: Mass Spectrometry in Drug Screening and Disease Diagnosis - Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Siuzdak, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • Friday April 2, 2004 RIC Dance Co. - Works by Melody Ruffin-Ward and Liam Clancy 45th Anniversary Dance Company Celebration - Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Streb, 6 p.m., keynote, reception, and conferral of Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree [Forman Theatre in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8 p.m.]
  • Friday April 9, 2004 Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Symposium: Kathryn Powers, keynote speaker [Faculty Center South, 8 am]
  • Wednesday April 14, 2004 Psychology Alumni Symposium [Alumni Lounge, 2 p.m.]
  • Friday April 16, 2004 Physical Science Colloquium: Guest Speaker - Dr. James V. Staros, SUNY Stony Brook [Clarke Science 210, noon]
  • April 21-28, 2004, CONVOCATION of SCHOLARS WEEK
  • Wednesday April 21, 2004 Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium [Clarke Science 125, noon]
  • Wednesday April 21, 2004 Spring Diversity Symposium- "JUSTICE or JUST-US: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Politics and the Challenge of Diversity." Urvashi Vaid guest speaker,  [Gaige Auditorium, 12:30 pm]
  • Thursday April 22, 2004 What Was Pawtucket Like In 1854?, Elizabeth J. Johnson, Guest Speaker,  [Faculty Center South, 4 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library
  • Thursday April 22, 2004 Faculty Appreciation and Celebration [President's Dining Room, Donovan Dining Center, 5 p.m.]
  • Friday April 23, 2004 Policy and Standards in Early Education Panel Presentation [Student Union Ballroom, 8 a.m.]
  • Sunday April 25, 2004 Portuguese Family Cultural Festa [Gaige Auditorium, 12:30 p.m.] Sponsored by Friends of Portuguese Studies and the Department of Modern Languages
  • Monday April 26, 2004 Conference: Spirituality and Aging,  [Faculty Center South, 8:30 a.m.] Sponsored by The Gerontology Center
  • Monday April 26, 2004 Career Fair and Spring Party for Sociology, Justice Studies, and Gerontology [Faculty Center South, 12:30 p.m.] Sponsored by the Sociology and Justice Studies Club and the students of the Gerontology Organization
  • Tuesday April 27, 2004 Literacy and Early Education - Guest Speaker, Jerlean Daniel, University of Pittsburg [Student Union Ballroom, 3 p.m.]
  • Friday May 14, 2004 Providence The Renaissance City, Celebrating Successes, Sustaining Momentum. Keynote: Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University with remarks by key officials representing the city of Providence. This event coincides with the  publication of Providence The Renaissance City authored by faculty members Fran Leazes and Mark Motte [Helen Forman Theatre, the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 1 p.m.]
  • Tuesday May 25, 2004,  Annual Library Visit [The John Hay Library of Brown University, 10 a.m.] Sponsored by Friends of James P. Adams Library