What to do this week: October 19 – 25


Monday, October 19

Event: Vitor Izecksohn–War and Slavery in the Rio de La Plata Basin: The Triple Alliance against Paraguay (1864-1870)
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute

Izecksohn will discuss the emancipation of slaves to fight as soldiers in the Triple Alliance War of South America.

Event: Brown Lecture Board Presents: Jane Goodall
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Salomon

Goodall is a world-famous primatologist and expert on chimpanzee behavior.

Tuesday, October 20

Event: Marriage Rights≠Queer Strife: An MPC Workshop on Heterosexism
Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Location: Petteruti Lounge

A workshop aiming to dismantle the idea of marriage as the central LGBTQ issue of today.

Event: Ecological Debt
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Salomon 203

The Brown Political Forum is hosting a discussion on ecological debt. Topics covered include the debt of colonial powers to developing countries, the role of the United States and its ecological debt, among others. There’ll be free pizza.

Wednesday, October 21

Event: SUPER Heavy Petting!
Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Wriston Quad

The 2018 Class Board invites you to cuddle little animals and relieve stress.

Thursday, October 22

Event: Storytelling for the Next Generation: Harnessing the Power of Video Games to Share and Celebrate Cultures
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Learn how a tribal nonprofit organization from Alaska created a new genre of video games and set a new standard for indigenous story telling.

Event: 95.5 WBRU Birthday Bash fea. Cold War Kids at Lupo’s!
Time: 6:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Location: Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

Special guests include BØRNS, Coleman Hell, and Public Alley Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets here.

Friday, October 23

Event: The Lessons of Anwar al-Awlaki: A Talk by Scott Shane, New York Times Reporter
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Kassar Fox Auditorium

Brown’s chapter of Amnesty International and the Brown Journal of World Affairs are hosting Scott Shane, a national security reporter and author of Objective Troy: A Terrorist, A President, and the Rise of the Drone, to speak on his experiences in the field.

Saturday, October 24

Event: Urban Vintage Bazaar – Fall 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: 65 Weybosset Street, Providence

A variety of vintages goods will be sold at this pop-up market in the Arcade.

Event: The Steel Yard’s 10th Annual Halloween Iron Pour: Monster Versus City
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: the Steel Yard, 27 Sims Ave., Providence

Artists will be using the Steel Yard’s custom-built iron pouring tilt furnace to pour 2,500 pounds of iron in an annual tradition.

Event: A Night On College Hill
Time: 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Location: Pembroke Field

Class Board and Greek Council will be hosting the second annual semi-formal. The dance is free and open to all undergrads. A Brown ID is required to get in.

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