Cogut Center for the Humanities

The Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University supports collaborative research among scholars in the humanities, focusing on interdisciplinary and comparative work across cultural and linguistic boundaries. 

John Carter Brown Library

The John Carter Brown Library is an independently administered and funded center for advanced research in history and the humanities. Housed within the Library’s walls is an internationally renowned, constantly growing collection of primary historical sources pertaining to the Americas, both North and South, before ca. 1825. The Library offers fellowships, sponsors lectures and conferences, regularly mounts exhibitions for the public, and publishes catalogues, bibliographies, and other works that interpret its holdings to facilitate and encourage use of the collection.


John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage’s innovative MA program, engaged research, and professional development workshops help students, practitioners and communities make the humanities meaningful and accessible.


Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women

The Pembroke Center supports interdisciplinary research and teaching across the humanities, social sciences, and creative arts. With a focus on the human cost and potential of social change, the center’s research agenda has a transnational perspective that includes the global south.