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GSO Public Lecture Series: Oceans Tell Stories Through People

February 7, 2023
5:30-7 p.m.

Coastal Institute Auditorium
URI Narragansett Bay Campus
218 South Ferry Road
Narragansett, Rhode Island


GSO Storytelling Lecture

Join us as the spring Graduate School of Oceanography Public Lecture Series continues!

Immerse yourself in a series of narratives that recenter identity and emotion in our understanding of the world’s oceans, told from a place of maritime culture, deep personal connection, perseverance, hope, and concern. These interconnected narratives will be delivered through an evening of art, music, imagery, and storytelling.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Program begins at 6 p.m.

Event Organizers and Speakers:

  • Kendall Moore, Departments of Journalism and Film Media
  • Alex DeCiccio, Inner Space Center at GSO
  • Amelia Moore, Department of Marine Affairs
  • Melva Treviño Peña, Department of Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinary Sciences
  • Wanda Hopkins, Narragansett Indian Tribal Elder; English M.A. student; URI Staff Member
  • Joe-Silem Enlet, Marine Affairs Ph.D. Student
  • Ryan Campos, Inner Space Center at GSO

This event will not be livestreamed, however a recording will be available on the GSO YouTube channel soon after.

Cost: Free

Register by: Tuesday, February 7, 2023


Upcoming GSO Public Lecture Series events:

  • March 7 – Women in Ocean Science
  • April 26 – Local and Global Climate Change Impacts

URI Foundation & Alumni Engagement welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you need accommodations or have questions about access to the event, please call 401.874.2242 at least five business days in advance. For TTY assistance, please call the R.I. Relay Service at 711.