The Many Lives of Benjamin Franklin

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 2:06pm -- amateus

What did Ben Franklin think about the Great Southern Continent, modern-day Australia and New Zealand? In his lecture, Turning Identity Upside Down:Benjamin Franklin’s Cosmopolitanism, Brown University professor Jim Egan tells the story of how the first great American “cosmopolitan” tried to see the future of globalization in the fortunes of this newly discovered territory.

 

Free and all are welcome. Register online or call 401-847-0292 for reservations.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm