Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Brown University: 250 Years in a Strange Place

Saturday, May 23, 2015

11 a.m.

Building for Environmental Research & Teaching, Carmichael Auditorium, 85 Waterman Street

Gordon Wood, professor emeritus, history

The final lecture in the series “1764: Brown’s Founding in a Global Context” brings Professor Wood to campus to discuss the origins of Brown University and the peculiar nature of the colony and state of Rhode Island, where it was created and thrived.