George Marsden, University of Notre Dame, will speak on "The Old Learning, The New Light, and The Enlightenment: Contexts for Education ca. 1764," in celebration of Brown University's 250th anniversary—Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. Also sponsored by the Departments of History and Education.
Neil Safier, Director of the JCB, will lead a tour of the exhibition—Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. in the MacMillan Reading Room. This will be the last weekend the exhibition will be in the Reading Room, but it may still be seen online.
Anya Zilberstein will kick off the SHAW series with a pre-circulated paper on "Wild Rice for a Cooling Climate." She will discuss her research into climate change and the need for agricultural innovation in British North America—Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.