Author Lecture

Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, will be speaking at RIC on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Alger 110 with book signing to follow.

This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Open Books – Open Minds, College Lectures, the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the dean of the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development.

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Visit Nicholas Carr’s website: Outside Link

Open Books - Open Minds Film Series

Fall films will be shown at 4:00 in Clarke Science 128.
Location of spring screenings TBA.

September 29: The Imitation Game (2014, dir. Morten Tyldum)

During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

November 10: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, dir. Stanley Kubrick)

An imposing black structure provides a connection between past and future in this classic sci-fi film, based on the story by Arthur C. Clarke.

February 2: We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists(2012, dir. Brian Knappenberger)

A documentary on the wrokings and beliefs of the self-described “hacktivist” collective, Anonymous.

March 23: Her (2013, dir. Spike Jonze)

A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly-purchased operating system that’s designed to meet his every need.

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