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Here are some events this week you might be interested in and some updates on what RISD Global Initiative is doing.
Global Initiative meets every Sunday at 11AM in Ewing House.

GI x Alliance!

Register to Vote / Request Absentee Ballots!

Monday 1st, 6-8pm Carr Haus

Friday 5th, 1-3pm Carr Haus 

Wednesday 10th, Pofo 12-2 

Friday 12th, Carr Haus 11-1

Today, October 1 

RISD Leads: Sara Mameni

Decolonizing Ascetics

Tuesday, October 2

Fall 2018 RISD Photo Visiting Artist Lecture - Paul Mpagi Sepuya

All lectures are held in the Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI and begin at 7pm. Free and open to the public.

An Inside Look at Election Coverage

A panel discussion on election coverage featuring David Corn '81, Washington bureau chief, Mother Jones; Karen Finney, political consultant and commentator; Mary Katharine Ham, senior writer at the Federalist and CNN contributor; and Rich Lowry, editor, National Review.

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Thursday, October 4

Root: Rediscovery of Jingdezhen(景德鎮) Contemporary

ISE & RISD Architecture Department invited the Chinese architect, Zhu Pei (朱锫), to speak about his Ceramics Museum in Jingdezhen(景德鎮), China's ceramic capital. He is the founder of Studio Zhu Pei Beijing and Dean of the Architecture School, CAFA Beijing.​

Bike the Night

Join Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition (RIBike)for the next #BiketheNightPVD ride! 

Bike the Night began in October of 2015. These rides have brought community members together to explore different neighborhoods of Providence by bike, encouraging healthy living and a greater connection to the City of Providence. 

Riders should meet at Burnside Park at 6:00pm. Ride departure is at 6:30pm.


Friday, October 5

Seventh Generation Rising

Seventh Generation Rising: A Discussion with Native Youth Activists
Friday, October 5 | 4-6 PM | Friedman Hall 108

Kick off Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend by meeting youth activists integral to protests at Standing Rock, Bears Ears, and Brown University. Panelists include Kara Roanhorse, Bobbi Jean Three Legs, and Byron Shorty, and the event will be moderated by Mary Tuti Baker. 

Supported by Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown and Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. Reception to follow.

Meetings every Sunday at 11AM in Ewing House

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