South Ferry Church Speaker Series

A series of community speaking programs on Mondays in August that are free and open to the public.  Topics cover a broad array of pertinent state, national and international issues and events. This public lecture series is co-sponsored by the Friends of South Ferry Church, GSO/URI's partner in maintaining the historic South Ferry Church.

  • 8/7  Ed Hammersla, Chief Executive Officer of Utilidata,
    Topic: Cybersecurity Developments and Current Threats.
  • 8/14 Capt. John Jackson, U.S. Naval War College
    Topic: Drones -- Military, Ethical and Legal Issues in Use of Drones & Robots in Warfare.
  • 8/21  Joanne Pope Melisch, Associate Professor Emerita at the University of Kentucky, and Rhode Island Center for Reconciliation
    Topic: History of Slavery in South County.

  • 8/28  Dwight Coleman, Director of the Inner Space Center (ISC), URI Graduate School of Oceanography
    Topic: Leading Research at the URI Oceanographic Inner Space Center, including tours of the ISC. This lecture will be held in the Corless Auditorium in the Watkins Building on the URI Bay Campus.

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

South Ferry Church 170 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882

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Graduate School of Oceanography



None - free

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Jane Miner

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