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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 ...

Easy As Lying: The Music of Shakespeare’s Globe

Date/Time: Sunday, May 01, 2016 4:00pm - 4:00pm

Excerpts from the plays, songs mentioned in them, and other Elizabethan music will be performed on period instruments and with historic pronunciation. Presented by St. Stephen’s Church and Brown University ...

First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library

Date/Time: Saturday, April 30, 2016 12:00pm - 6:00pm

"First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library," is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to commemorate ...

Teaching Shakespeare Workshop

Date/Time: Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm

Brown University, The English-Speaking Union and the Folger Shakespeare Library invite secondary teachers to a dynamic, up-on-your-feet workshop on teaching Shakespeare’s language, the First Folio ...

First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library

Date/Time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:00pm - 8:00pm

"First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library," is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to commemorate ...

William Rashbaum

Date/Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Event type: Nonfiction

 

Veteran “New York Times” reporter, William Rashbaum, will talk about covering the police and other criminal justice issues on Friday, April 22, 2016, from 3:00-5:30 pm in the Department of English, Room 130. This talk will take place during Tracy Breton’s Nonfiction Writing class, ENGL 1160F, Reporting Crime and Justice.

Collaborative Degree Day

Date/Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Comparative Literature, English, and Literary Arts alumni will be speaking with Brown students about career opportunities post-graduation. There will be free pizza and time for discussion at Flatbread ...

Kate Buford Master Class

Date/Time: Thursday, April 21, 2016 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Event type: Nonfiction

 

Professional biographer Kate Buford will offer a master class as part of Carol DeBoer-Langworthy’s Biography course ENGL1190C, April 21, 1-2:20 pm in Smith-Buonanno Hall, Rm. 206. Buford will discuss her award-winning “Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe” to illustrate the craft of telling a complicated life. Thorpe (1887-1953) was the greatest multi-sport athlete of modern times at the dawn of American organized sports. This event is open to the campus community.

Neelam Srivastava talk

Date/Time: Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm