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Jonathan Culler lecture

Date/Time: Monday, November 21, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Margo Crawford lecture

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 09, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Margo Crawford, Associate Professor of African American literature, global black studies, and radical black feminism, Department of English, Cornell University, will present a lecture entitled "Is the 'Black' in Black Diaspora the 'Black' in Black Abstraction?" on November 9, 5:30 pm in Smith-Buonanno Hall, Rm. 106. This lecture looks at how unexpected moves to black abstraction, during the 1960s and 70s black freedom struggles, anticipated contemporary theories and practices of the diaspora.

Writing Race and Education History on the Web: Three Digital Book Projects

Date/Time: Friday, November 04, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Rockefeller Library - Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab

This panel contrasts how three historians of race and education are authoring digital book on the web, which raises provocative questions about the future of scholarly communication. Ansley Erickson ...

Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Writing Diversity lecture series

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Event type: Nonfiction


English and Medieval Studies DUGs Halloween Soiree

Date/Time: Monday, October 31, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm

English and Medieval Studies DUGs 2nd Annual Halloween Soiree at the Annmary Brown Memorial. There will be readings from tales of horror and the supernatural by Brown professors, a performance by the ...

Saree Makdisi lecture

Date/Time: Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Ted Gup, Writing Diversity lecture series

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Event type: Nonfiction


English Concentration Open House

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Join the English DUG for an afternoon of mingling with literary-minded students and English Department faculty members. Drop by anytime to partake of tea, coffee, and cookies and ask questions about ...

The Vietnam War: Our Veterans' Stories

Date/Time: Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
Event type: Nonfiction

Professor Beth Taylor, Co-Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program, moderates a panel of alumni veterans and family who discuss their memories from the Vietnam War. This event is sponsored by the Brown University Library, Brown Alumni Association, and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.


Brown Pecha Kucha Night

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Come and experience Brown University's first Pecha Kucha night organized by your fellow students! Pecha Kucha is a worldwide cultural event where students will present their work and ideas in presentations ...