• Spring 2020 Event Series Announced

    The Pell Center has announced its event series for Spring 2020. Tickets to these events are free and will become available approximately two weeks prior to the event date. Please RSVP for each event on the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page and call 401-341-2927 or email [email protected] with any questions. Scroll to the bottom of this page to join our email list and stay informed about when tickets become available.

    Please note, all events will take place at the Bazarsky Lecture Hall in the O’Hare Academic Center with the exception of our April 2 event, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, which will take place at Ochre Court.


    Film Screening & Discussion: “Midway” followed by Q&A with Dr. William Leeman, Department of History, Salve Regina University

    January 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

    Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building, Salve Regina University


    The Information Trade: How Tech Companies Act Like Countries & What It Means for Our Democracy

    Dr. Alexis Wichowski, Columbia University

    February 18, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

    Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building, Salve Regina University


    Multicultural Education Week

    A Conversation with Dr. Cornel West moderated by Dr. Kelli J. Armstrong, President, Salve Regina University Presented by the Offices of Student Engagement & Multicultural Programs and Retention

    February 25, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

    Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building, Salve Regina University


    Why They Marched: Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in Partnership with the League of Women Voters of Newport County

    Dr. Susan Ware, Historian and Leading Feminist Biographer

    March 3, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

    Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building, Salve Regina University


    China Rising: The Future of U.S. China Relations

    Panelists:

    Ms. Dorinda Elliott, China Institute.

    Dr. Gary Jefferson, Carl Marks Professor of International Trade and Finance, Brandeis University and renowned specialist on the China economy.

    Ambassador Nicholas Platt, served as ambassador to Pakistan, Philippines, Zambia and high-level diplomat in Canada, China, Hong Kong and Japan. He is the former president of The Asia Society.

    Dr. Lewis Rutherfurd is a pioneer venture capital investor in China and other emerging markets in Asia. He also serves as a consultant to the Pell Center.

    March 10, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

    Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building


    Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

    Elizabeth Rush, author – finalists for the Pulitzer-Prize

    April 2, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

    Ochre Court, Salve Regina University

    This event is in partnership with RI Center for the Book. Seating will be limited.


    Fourth Annual John E. McGinty Lecture in History

    Elements of Presidential Leadership

    Dr. Robert Dallek, Professor of History Emeritus, University of California-Los Angeles

    April 23, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

    Location: Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Building

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