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.

Archives of Erasure

Writing the Undercommons Presents:

A Roundtable with Stefano Harney and Fred Moten, authors of The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
9:15-11:30 am
Hillel Meeting Room
80 Brown Street
Providence, RI 02906

(Distributed April 13, 2015)

Pembroke Center Student Prize Nominations Due April 24

The Pembroke Center annually awards three prizes for outstanding theses and dissertations. Nominations are due on Friday, April 24th. Prizes awarded are:

  • Ruth J. Simmons Prize (undergraduate honors thesis from any department on questions having to do with women or gender )
  • Joan Wallach Scott Prize (undergraduate honors thesis in Gender and Sexuality Studies)
  • Marie J. Langlois Prize (graduate student dissertation from any field on questions related to feminist studies)

Nomination requirements for each prize may be found here.

(Distributed April 12, 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.

(Distributed March 6, 2015)

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 2, 2015)
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