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The “20 Years of War” series, which began at the Watson Institute this fall, will build upon the Cost of War project’s existing data on the human, economic, social and political costs of the post-9/11 wars.

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‘Costs of War’ project initiates research series to evaluate post-9/11 wars

November 8, 2019 0 comments

As federal spending on the post-9/11 wars has ballooned to $5.9 trillion, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs joined with the The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University to initiate a new “20 Years of War” research series this fall.

“Poet of the Body” features various objects from Whitman’s life alongside historical photographs and editions of his writing. The exhibit emphasizes Whitman’s lasting legacy and his connection to Providence.

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‘Poet of the Body’ exhibit celebrates Walt Whitman

October 20, 2019 0 comments

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth, “Poet of the Body,” an exhibit featuring the first edition of “Leaves of Grass,” opened at the Providence Athenaeum Oct. 15.

“The Blink of Our Lifetimes: The Ecology of Dusk” opened at the University Oct. 2. The exhibit, created by artist and writer Pamela Petro ’82, features 25 discrete photographs set at dusk.

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Exhibit explores art as environmental advocacy

October 3, 2019 0 comments

A new exhibition of photographs in Stephen Robert ’62 Hall invites viewers to contemplate the interaction between humans and nature through abstract renderings of nature at dusk.