Pembroke Center

The Pembroke Center at Brown University is an interdisciplinary research center that fosters critical scholarship on questions of gender and difference, broadly defined, in national and transnational contexts.

Seed Grants of up to $10,000 for Brown Faculty - Applications Due April 1

The Pembroke Center’s seed grant program supports collaborative research initiatives that involve Brown faculty from the humanities, social sciences, creative arts, and health sciences. In keeping with the Pembroke Center’s intellectual mission, these research initiatives will examine intersecting dimensions of difference such as gender, sexuality, generation, work, class, race, ethnicity, language, citizenship, and religion.

Please click here for application guidelines.

(Distributed March 18, 2015)

Exhibit

"The Lamphere Case: The Sex Discrimination Lawsuit that Changed Brown" exhibit is now on view in Pembroke Hall, 172 Meeting Street. Based on extensive archival research and oral histories with key participants, the exhibit paints a vivid picture of why and how Brown changed during a key moment in its history and of the feminist activism that drove that change. 

Building hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.  View the web exhibit.

(Distributed March 7, 2015)

Sexualities and Queer Imaginaries in the Middle East: Conference April 10-11

Middle East Studies will host the third annual Engaged Scholarship conference on April 10-11, 2015. The conference brings together diverse experts from the Middle East and around the world (academics, journalists, activists, human rights advocates, filmmakers, novelists, faith-based leaders, artists, and others) who have contributed to the representations and/or development of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer (LGBTQ) movements in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region.

https://engagedscholarshipconference.wordpress.com/

(Distributed March 5, 2015)
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