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.

2016-17 Pembroke Research Seminar

The 2016-17 Pembroke Research Seminar will be lead by Bonnie Honig, Professor of Political Science and Modern Culture and Media.  "Anti-War! Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal" will look at anti-war activism through a theoretical lens, drawing especially on the contemporary turn to a "politics" of refusal," an emerging body of theoretical literature that has not thus far been extended to, or tested by, anti-war activism.

(Distributed August 20, 2015)

Family Weekend Event - War Stories: Women in Conflict Zones

Anila Daulatzai, Lamphere Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Gender & Sexuality Studies, is a socio-cultural anthropologist who studies the themes of war and humanitarianism in Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as widowhood and everyday life amidst serial wars.

Catherine Lutz, Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropology and International Studies, co-directs the Costs of War project that examines the far reaching price of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg P'19, Director of the Pembroke Center and Professor of Italian Studies and Comparative Literature, will moderate. She directs the Pembroke Center's multiyear research initiative, Thinking War Differently: A Collaborative Critical Project.

(Distributed August 19, 2015)

Black Lives Matter: Recognizing and Minimizing Trauma Among Black Youth

Roundtable discussion around the effects of trauma among black youth both in the past and in the ongoing struggle for freedom. What are the costs of freedom? 

Monday, September 21, 2015
4:00 pm
Churchill House, George H. Bass Theater
155 Angell Street, Providence

(Distributed August 15, 2015)
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