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Virtual Speaker Series — Athenaeum Wednesdays

The Providence Athenaeum presents Ex Libris, a series of programs featuring authors and scholars, early evening on Wednesdays. This week, cultural historian and literary scholar Tatiana Holway will be discussing the Amazon River’s largest waterlily, Victoria regia. In the pantheon of Victorian flora, one plant is by any measure a standout. With flat, round, leaves […]

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Tony Horwitz, author of Blue Latitudes and Confederates in the Attic and Brown alum, will be speaking today at the Providence Athenaeum about his new book which covers the time between the Pilgrims and Columbus. Lots of fascinating stuff took place during this period but it gets pretty light treatment in our history classes to

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