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2018 Providence Symposium: Saturday Sessions

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South Street Landing

350 Eddy Street

Providence, RI 02903

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Part of the 2018 Providence Symposium

An Introductory Lecture by Elaine Stiles will be followed by a morning of case studies and panel discussions. Walking tours of various local sites will follow in the afternoon.

8:30 a.m. - Registration and Coffee

9:00 a.m. - Welcome by PPS

9:15 a.m. - Introductory Lecture - Talk by Elaine Stiles, Asst. Professor of Preservation, Roger Williams University

10:00 a.m. - Panel I - curated and moderated by Danya Sherman, Community Development and Arts Consultant; participants include Doneeca Thurston and Kameko Branchaud

"Murals, Contested Public Spaces, and Belonging: Public Art in the Age of Displacement"

11:00 a.m. - Case Study - Taylor Polites and the Pond Street Project (Cathedral Square)

"Engaging Community in History Gathering and Telling in a Providence Neighborhood"

11:45 a.m. - Panel II - moderated by Elaine Stiles; participants include Adam Anderson, James Hall, Paul Loether, and Carrie Zaslow

12:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Saturday Sessions take place at South Street Landing

2:00 p.m. - Local walking tours (registration required)

-Jewelry District Tour, led Olin Thompson of the Jewelry District Association

Meeting place: Corner of Richmond and Ship Streets

-Pond Street Tour, led by Taylor Polites and Christina Bevilacqua

Meeting place: Beneficent Congregational Church

-Providence Chinatown Tour, led by Angela Yuanyuan Feng and John Eng-Wong of the American Studies Department, Brown University.

Meeting place: Beneficent Congregational Church


More information and a full Symposium schedule can be found at www.ProvidenceSymposium.com

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350 Eddy Street

Providence, RI 02903

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