Life of the Mind Salon Series
You are cordially invited to join us for this spring series of lectures. Complimentary for members and $10 for non-members, the evening starts with a wine and cheese reception at 5:30 pm followed by the lecture at 6:00 pm. Please ring 401.847.0295 ext. 112 to book your reservation or register online below.
Wednesday, April 5
Struggles and Successes of Raising an Adopted Son: Kim Fuller shares her inspirational and enriching story, the basis of her new book, Finding: The Story of a Young Boy Who Became His Adoptive Mother’s Greatest Spiritual Teacher
Wednesday, April 12
Rhode Island U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse discusses his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy. Free. Seating Limited.
Wednesday, April 19
Reflections on a Childhood Spent with a Feminist, Revolution-Minded Mother: Peter Andreas presents personal reflections from his new book, Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution
Wednesday, April 26
Beyond Gilded: Alva Vanderbilt and Her Age: Catherine Moran discusses Alva Vanderbilt and how her accomplishments, both personal and public, stand testament to the steel beneath the gilding and shed a different kind of light on the transformative era as experienced by one woman
Wednesday, May 3
Power, Sex, & Security: Joan Johnson-Freese, Ph.D., who will discuss gender equality within a society and how it impacts state conflict situations
Wednesday, May 10
Endurance athlete, Lee Dipietro discovers the vital role running played while facing adversity as described in her book, Against the Wind: An Ironwoman’s Race for Her Family’s Survival
Wednesday, May 17
The National Security Outlook: Is the War over, and did we Win?: Renowned author and former Assistant Secretary of Defense Bing West will analyze the state of America's war on terror
Wednesday, May 24
The First Debate Over American Imperialism: Best-selling author, Stephen Kinzer brings to life the forgotten political debate that set America’s interventionist course in the world for the twentieth century and beyond in his new book, The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire
This spring’s Salon Series is generously sponsored by our Community Partner, MICHAEL HAYES.
On-line reservations made possible by a generous donation from Mr. and Mrs. Pelham Boyer