May 1-May 7: Reading Period

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Monday, May 1

Event: Screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Location: Bert 130

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Join the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice for a screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. The annual Debra Lee lecture with distinguished filmmaker and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Mr. Stanley Nelson Jr. will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 2

Event: Brown Recreation Job Fair

Location: Nelson

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Brown Fitness and Recretation will be doing on-the-spot job interviews for Summer and Fall positions, including: Welcome Desk Specialist, Fitness Assistant and Lifeguards. Bring your resume!

Event: Cookie Airdrop!

Location: Main Green

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The rescheduled Insomnia Cookies Airdrop! Fingers crossed the weather holds up this time…


Event: Yom Ha’Atzmaut BBQ

Location: Hillel Terrace

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Join Hillel in celebrating Israeli Independence Day with their annual Yom Haatzmaut BBQ. Veggie options will be available!

Event: Fried Mushroom Burger Pop Up Special

Location: Ivy Room

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

The Ivy Room has a special finals treat for you: A Portabella Mushroom Burger lovingly stuffed with cheese and fried to perfection. Served on a roll with your favorite toppings, your favorite side (curly fries, duh), and a fountain drink, all for a meal credit!


Wednesday, May 3

Event: Senior Thesis Presentations

Location: 64 Waterman Street

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Come see the economics department seniors present their thesis research. Full schedule available on Facebook.

Event: Politics and Civics Film Series: All Governments Lie

Location: Cable Car

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

A screening of All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone, followed by a talk from award-winning freelance journalist Philip Eil.

Thursday, May 4

Event: We Live Like Water: Dance Concert

Location: Granoff

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

A two-part dance concert choreographed by Jason Vu ’17. The concert investigates the complexities of self-validation and explores tensions in the experiences of Asian-Americanhood. Tickets are free!

Event: Text for FREE Chick Fil A

Location: Brown University

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Take a break from Reading Period with a *free* Chicken Sandwich! Check the Facebook page for the release of the number.

Event: BUFF Screening of The Master

Location: Smitty B 106

Time: 9:00 p.m.

Join BUFF for The Master, starring Joaquin Phoenix, their last film screening of the year!

Friday, May 5

Event: Benevolent Records presents: The Final(s) Show

Location: 52 John Street

Time: 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Tired of studying? Come dance to some of Brown and RISD’s best live music acts, featuring Interabang, Paulle and KiwiiSour.

Saturday, May 6

Event: Lawn Party 2017!

Location: Benefit Street

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The 2017 LAWN PARTY, brought to you by RISD Programming Board and Brown UCS. Come to enjoy food, a beer garden, music and general fun in the sun.


Event: Around the World with BRIO

Location: Main Green

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

BRIO’s world cultural lunch – come tour the world as you travel from booth to booth, tasting exquisite dishes from every corner of the globe! All proceeds will go to the Dorcas International Institute Of Rhode Island.

Sunday, May 7

Event: Zumbathon Charity Event

Location: Alumnae Hall

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Looking for a study break? Join Camp Kesem at Brown University and several local Zumba® instructors for a fun workout class!! Tickets available here.

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