An Increasingly Factionalized U.S. Foreign Policy? Picks of the Week
Trump’s Team of Rivals: Riven By Distrust | Foreign Policy Building Situations of Strength: A National Security Strategy for the United States | Brookings Institution McMaster Has the Islamaphobes Worried. Good. | Politico Magazine Washington PR Offensive Fails to Quell Concerns Over Trump | Reuters It has become increasingly evident that there are competing factions within the Trump Administration’s national security team. Long accustomed to pitting his subordinates one against another, the former businessman … Read More
February 25, 2017 – “Story in the Public Square”
This week, hosts Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller are joined by a remarkably talented scholar and novelist whose work, whether for academic or popular audiences, traces the role of both narrative and truth in public life. Eric Bennett is the author of Workshops of Empire: Stegner, Engle, and American Creative Writing during the Cold War, and the novel A Big Enough Lie. His fiction has appeared in A Public … Read More
Salve Regina University’s Class of 2020 Invited to Apply for Leadership Program
Rising sophomores are invited to participate in Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program.
February 18, 2017 – “Story in the Public Square”
This week we’re joined by public diplomacy scholar, practitioner Katherine Brown
The Trump Administration’s Mismanagement of the U.S. Alliance Portfolio: Picks of the Week
Trump Has Provocative Words for Allies: Congress Does Damage Control | The New York Times Germans Now Find US as Trustworthy as Russia: Poll Shows | The Independent British Lawmakers Tell Their PM: Your Groveling in Front Of Trump is Embarrassing | The Washington Post Can Jim Mattis Fix Asia? | Politico Magazine Mattis the Great, Mattis the Exploited? | War on the Rocks With NSC Shakeup, Bannon Gets a Seat at the Table … Read More
February 11, 2017 – “Story in the Public Square”
Emmy-winning Filmmaker Marc Smerling chronicles some of America’s most notorious criminals.
Spring 2017 Lecture Series Announced
Today the Pell Center announced our Spring 2017 event series. Tickets to Pell Center events are free. Please RSVP in advance for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page, and call 401-341-2927 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. Please note, most events this spring will take place at the Bazarsky Lecture Hall in the O’Hare Academic Center. The exception is our March 28, 2017 event, “Rockin’ the … Read More
February 4, 2017 – “Story in the Public Square”
Playwright, professor Jonathan Alexandratos argues that toys are texts
January 28, 2017: “Story in the Public Square”
Journalist, professor Dan Fagin discusses the power of science to explain the world around us.
Present at the Destruction: Picks of the Week
Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address, Annotated | The New York Times Joe Biden is Worried Donald Trump Might Destroy Western Civilization | Vanity Fair “Europe’s fate is in our hands”: Angela Merkel’s defiant reply to Trump | The Guardian In August of 1941, in Placienta Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met and agreed to The Atlantic Charter. While the United States was not … Read More