Sunday, September 13, 2009

Cornucopia of Rhode: Annual Mini-Conference 2009

Annual Mini Conference: The Cape Verdean Community

Friday, November 6, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Registration & Coffee - 9:00 a.m. Program – 9:30 a.m.

Rhode Island College, James P. Adams Library, Charles Fortes Room, 4th floor
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908-1991


This year Cornucopia’s mini conference highlights the Cape Verdean community. Participants will visit Rhode Island College’s special collection of books, documents, and artifacts on the Cape Verde Islands and its American connection and will learn about the history of Cape Verdeans in Rhode Island. A discussion will follow on the development of an ethnic collection.

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Marlene Lopes, Head, Special Collections, Associate Professor, RIC College

Yvonne Smart, Education Coordinator, Cape Verdean Museum, East Providence

Suggestion for Lunch:

Rosinha's International Restaurant (in the Hope Artiste Village)

999 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Registration is free but space is limited.

RSVP by October 28, 2009

Contact Ida D. McGhee


Join CORI members for a private tour of

The Cape Verdean Museum

1003 Waterman Avenue

East Providence, Rhode Island

Saturday, October 17th at 10:00 a.m.

Cornucopia of RI Social Event‏

Cornucopia of Rhode Island: Serving the Library Community of Color
President Mary Elizabeth Berry Cordially Invite You To

CORI’s End of Summer Potluck Social
in Jamestown, Rhode Island
Saturday - September 26th – 11:00 am-3:00 pm (short business meeting @ 1:00 pm)

Bring your favorite covered dish and/or beverage “whatever strikes you”. Mary Elizabeth will provide the salads. A grill will be available. Don’t forget your swimsuit and lawn chair. Family members and friends are also welcomed.

Hope to see you there!