Lecture

Storytelling through Objects & the Mobile Museum of American Artifacts

Thursday, May 14, 2015
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nightingale-Brown House

MMoAA Founder Laurelin Kruse discusses the museum as a mode of storytelling, and how going beyond the global and the local, into the deeply personal, can reveal shared meaning in our everyday lives. For more information visit www.theMMoAA.org. In addition to this lunch time talk, the MMOAA will be in Providence all week, culminating in an appearance at WaterFire, on Saturday, May 16. The residency is sponsored by the Center for Public Humanities and organized by four graduate students, Barbara Elmudesi, Kathleen Haughey, Nicole Larrondo, and Caroline Stevens.

What is the Providence You Imagine?

During my time at Brown, I have learned that Providence is a city of stories. These stories range from historical accounts hidden in the archives to the regular, every-day moments  shared with family and friends. 

(Distributed October 30, 2014)

Fellows' Project: FACADES App

Professor Dietrich Neumann presenting FACADES Content during the 10/16 Fellows' Luncheon @ the Center for Public Humanities.:

Last week, the students and faculty of the Public Humanities program gathered for the first in a series of luncheons highlighting the work of the Center’s faculty fellows. Dietrich Neumann, Professor in the Departments of History of Art and Architecture, Italian Studies, and Urban Studies, spoke about FACADES, an app for smart phones that allows users to explore Brown’s campus architecture.

(Distributed October 21, 2014)
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