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International Development Book Club Meeting

Aug 3 2013 - 11:00am

The international development book club will have its next meeting on August 3rd in Central Square. We'll discuss the book Development As Freedom by Amartya Sen. RSVP to steph.garry@gmail.com if you're interested in participating.

Semi-annual WBSO, with author of Strange Borderlands

May 3 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

What: Welcome Back/Send Off event to welcome back new RPCV's and send off new volunteers! This is a great opportunity to connect with newly returned or new to Boston RPCVs.

Our featured speaker is Ben Berman, RPCV Zimbabwe '98-'00. He will talk about his book, Strange Borderlands, his experience and what he is doing now.

Please RSVP if you plan to come: RSVP

When: Friday, May 3, 2013, 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: First Parish Church, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138

*As always TGIF will follow (at Tommy Doyles in Harvard Square).

Peace Corps boat cruise in Boston Harbor

Jun 28 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the RPCV community for a cruise around Boston Harbor! 
The cruise will be held on the evening of Friday, June 28th, 2013 from 7-9pm. The cruise includes a 2-hour cruise, open bar and hors d’oeuvres. The Lexington will depart from the World Trade Center and cruise along Rowes Wharf and the U.S. Constitution. Tickets will be sold on a first-come first-serve basis. For tickets or any questions about the boat cruise, you can email BARPCVs at president@barpcv.org
 

World Trade Center in Boston is located at 164 Seaport Blvd. Boston, MA 02210.

 
 

Book of Poetry, Strange Borderlands, RPCV Berman, readings and book signing

Mar 9 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

RPCV author, Ben Berman, is reading and signing books at the AWP conference at Hynes Convention Center on Saturday, March 9 from 11:00am -12:00 pm at the Grub Street Booth (at the conference). Ben's book of poetry draws from his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zimbabwe from 1998- 2000 and his return back to the states.

More information about the conference

More information about the book

RPCV Author Ben Berman, book signing at Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference

Mar 7 2013 - 3:30pm

RPCV author, Ben Berman, is reading and signing books at the AWP conference at Hynes Convention Center on Thursday March 7th from 3:30pm -4:40 pm at Muse table and again on Saturday, March 9 from 11:00am -12:00 pm at the Grub Street Booth (at the conference). Ben's book of poetry draws from his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zimbabwe from 1998- 2000 and his return back to the states. More information about the conference

More information about the book

"Have You Heard From Johannesburg" Film Screening

Feb 28 2013 - 7:00pm

"Have You Heard From Johannesburg" Film Screening

Location
Bright Family Screening Room559 Washington St Paramount Center at Emerson College Boston, MA

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