Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Birss Memorial Series Lecture: Gabriel García Márquez and 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, Roger Williams University Library, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 

Free and open to the public

The 17th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series and Library Exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of "One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez. Maria Helena Rueda, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Smith College, will deliver the keynote lecture.

The library exhibition, “Gabriel García Márquez and ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude,’” is open daily through March 31 during the library's operating hours. Items are on display courtesy of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Redwood Library and others.

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