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2013 RARI Book Selection: Beauty of Humanity Movement

2013 Book Selection: The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb


Kick-Off Event
January 26, 2-4pm
Newman Congregational Church
Rumford, RI
Professor Theodore Gatchel
“Language, Culture and History: Understanding Mr. Hung’s Vietnam”

March 18, 7pm
Providence Public Library
Providence, RI
Ken MacLean, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of International Development and Social Change at Clark University:
“Vietnamese Resistance Movements in the 1950’s and Current Day Vietnam.”
Nora Taylor’s Book
Tran Luong, Vietnam performance artist

March 24, 2pm
The South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale,
1057 Kingstown Rd., Peace Dale RI 02879,
will present a talk by Col. Theodore L. Gatchel, USMC (ret), a Naval War College Professor Emeritus:
“Language, Culture, and Tradition: Understanding 20th-Century Vietnam”

March 26, 7pm
Amicable Church Lower Hall
3804 Main Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878
Col. Theodore Gatchel, Retired
“Language, Culture and History: Understanding Mr. Hung’s Vietnam”

April 4, 7 pm
Cumberland Public Library
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
Tom Morrissey teaches at Community College of RI and is the author of Between the Lines: Photographs from the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Celebrating Vietnam: An Artistic View

April 8, 7pm
Weaver Library
East Providence, RI
Martha Collins will discuss Vietnamese literature and read some of her translations of Vietnamese poems.  She will offer brief comments on the literary history of Vietnam, but her main focus will be on contemporary poetry, and the challenges and rewards of translation.  Collins has individually published six volumes of poetry, for which she has won numerous awards, and two volumes of co-translated Vietnamese poetry; a third volume of her co-translations will be published this year.  Formerly Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College, she is now an editor for FIELD magazine and the Oberlin College Press, and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her website is http://www.marthacollinspoet.com

April 16, 7pm
Books on the Square
471 Angell St, Providence, RI
Beauty of Humanity Movement Book Discussion

April 18, 7pm
Barrington Public Library
281 County Rd. Barrington, RI 02806
Col. Theodore Gatchel, Retired
“Language, Culture and History: Understanding Mr. Hung’s Vietnam”

April 25, 7pm
Newport Public Library
300 Spring St. Newport, RI 02840
Col. Theodore Gatchel, Retired
“Language, Culture and History: Understanding Mr. Hung’s Vietnam”

April 26, 11:30am-1pm
Fidelity Investments
Smithfield, RI
RARI Luncheon
Unifying Smithfield High School Students and Teachers, Smithfield Senior Center Members, RARI Committee Members and Fidelity Employees in a dynamic book discussion and luncheon.  Please note that this event is closed to the public.

May 3, 10am
Statewide student videoconference with Camilla Gibb

May 4, 9am
11th Annual May Breakfast with Camilla Gibb
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston, RI
Online Registration Form
Mail-In Registration Form

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