Graduate Student Activities
- REMS and the Annmary Brown Memorial serve as the forum for a vibrant community of graduate students in affiliated departments. The REMS Graduate Colloquium meets twice every semester in the convivial setting of the Memorial, to hear and discuss papers by graduate students in an interdisciplinary context.
This year's graduate sutent representatives are:
James Beaver (dept. of English) James_Beaver@brown.edu and Yuri Kondratiev (French Studies) Yuri Kondratiev@brown.edu
- Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:30 PM – Yuri Kondratiev (Ph.D. Candidate, French Studies): “Monsters Among us: Ambroise Paré’s Monstres et Prodiges”
- Wednesday, Nov. 28, 5:30 PM – Elena Danielle (Ph.D. Candidate, Italian Studies): “Columbus Meets the Cannibals." There will be a pre-circulated paper for this meeting.
- Wednesday, April 10, 5:30 PM (Note: date change) - Steven Swarbrick (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English): "Against Seeing: Epistemology and Askesis in Paradise Lost."
Thursday, May 2nd, 5:30 PM (CANCELLED) - Rachel Gostenhofer (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History.) "Plagiarism and priority among 18th century savants."
- Monday, Oct. 22, 6:00 PM (Note: time change), Rochambeau House – Reading group for Voigt and Ramachandran talks. (Readings-1); (2); (3)
Monday, Dec. 3, 5:30 PM, Rochambeau House
Readings (attached -- they are already published)
- Monday, Feb 18, 5:30 PM, Rochambeau House
- Johnson, James H. Venice Incognito Masks in the Serene Republic. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. Available Electronically on Brown Library’s Josiah. Please read Chapter 7, “City of Masks,” and Chapter 8, “Infernal Associations”: 47-65.
- Monin, Eric. “The speculative challenges of festival architecture in eighteenth-century France.” In Festival Architecture. Eds. Sarah Bonnemaison and Christine Macy: 155-178.
- Moore, John E. “Prints, Salami, and Cheese: Savoring the Roman Festival of the Chinea.” The Art Bulletin 77.4 (Dec. 1995): 584-608.