Providence College – three class visits on globalization and social change by CSFilm Director Michael Sheridan

September 24, 2019

Providence, RHODE ISLAND

Providence College presents:

In-class presentation, screening and discussion:
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions
Monday, October 28, 9am-5pm
Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI 02918

CSFilm Founder and Director Michael Sheridan will visit Providence College to present, screen and discuss a selection of films from the NIRV, Haitian and Afghan collections. Michael looks forward to engaging with students in three different globalization and social change classes.

This event is not open to the public.

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