Events Archive

Graduate Student Symposium

Date/Time: Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
Event type: Co-sponsored

The Non-State of Queer Theory 

Keynote speaker:  Jose Muñoz, New York University 

Department of American Studies 

Location:  TBA

Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture

Date/Time: Friday, April 05, 2013 7:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Salomon Center for Teaching, DeCiccio Auditorium, Room 101, Main Green

An Evening with Jeff Zimbalist 

 Salomon Center for Teaching, DeCiccio Auditorium, Room 101, Main Green

The Thought of AIDS: The Humanities and the Epidemic (Symposium)

Date/Time: Friday, April 05, 2013 9:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Cogut Center for the Humanities

Pembroke Hall, Room 305
172 Meeting Street

Roger B. Henkle Memorial Lecture

Date/Time: Thursday, April 04, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel, 2nd floor, 80 Brown Street

Lisa Lowe, University of Pennsylvania 

Sugar, Tea, Opium, and Coolies:  The Intimacies of Four Continents 

Brown/RISD Hillel,
Winnick Chapel, 2nd floor, 
80 Brown Street

The First Annual Elizabeth Munves Sherman '77, P'06, P'09 Lecture in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 174 Meeting Street

Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women

"Is there a future in the past": Eventails de Bosse, Early Modern Engraving and the Judgment of Paris

Karen Newman
Owen Walker Professor of Humanities
Professor of Comparative Literature and Professor of English

Jon Mukand, M.D., Ph.D., M.F.A.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm

Renovating the Brain: Reflections on Disability, Culture & Society

Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel, 80 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English. 

English Graduate Student Lecture: Carolyn Dinshaw, New York University

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel, 2nd floor, 80 Brown Street

It’s Not Easy Being Green 

Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel, 2nd floor, 80 Brown Street

This event is sponsored by the Department of English and the Zucker Family Fund.  

Co-sponsored by ✥ Department of Comparative Literature ✥ Department of History ✥ Department of Modern Culture & Media and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture ✥ Cogut Center for the Humanities ✥ Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women ✥ Sarah Doyle Women’s Center ✥ Program in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. 

Anglophone Atlantic Seminar

Date/Time: Thursday, March 07, 2013 4:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: John Carter Brown Library, MacMillan Reading Room
Event type: Co-sponsored

The John Carter Brown Library

Brendan McConville, Boston University 

John Carter Brown Library, MacMillan Reading Room

Roxane Gay, Eastern Illinois University

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 201

Bad Feminist 

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.  Co-Sponsored by ✥ The Department of Literary Arts

Brown Degree Days: What Can I Do with a Degree in English? Alumni Perspectives on Life after Brown

Date/Time: Friday, March 01, 2013 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Kooper Studio, Floor 4N, 154 Angell Street

Panelists:
Jay Candelmo '99
Executive, financial services company

Sarah Eron '05
Assistant Professor

Alice Rha '09
Publicist, Publishing

Isabel Hofmeyr, The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Date/Time: Thursday, February 28, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street, 3rd floor

Gandhi's Printing Press:  An Experiment in Slow Reading 

Sponsored by the Department of English and the Brown-India Initiative. 

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature. Co-sponsored by the Cogut Center for the Humanities

Mark Seltzer, University of California, Los Angeles

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Winnick Chapel, 80 Brown Street

The Daily Planet

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature.  Co-sponsored by ✥ Department of Modern Culture and Media and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture ✥ Cogut Center for the Humanities

The Inevitability of Liberalism?

Date/Time: Friday, February 22, 2013 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room, 194 Meeting Street

(Amanda Anderson, Phil Gould, Deak Nabers, and Catherine Gallagher)

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature.

Anglophone Atlantic Seminar

Date/Time: Thursday, February 14, 2013 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: John Carter Brown Library, MacMillan Reading Room
Event type: Co-sponsored

The John Carter Brown Library

Karen Kupperman, New York University

Mobilizing Performance: Identity and Self-Making in Black Women’s Aesthetic Practices

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 31570 Brown Street, 3rd floor
Event type: Co-sponsored

Michelle Stephens, Rutgers University

Escaping the Frame-Up:  Matching Eyelines and Black Relations in Paul Robeson’s BIG FELLA

Mitchell Zuckoff, Boston University

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 201, 95 Cushing Street, Pembroke Campus

Hiding in Plain Sight:  Finding and Telling True Stories that Other Writers Overlook

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.

Talk: Othello's Blackwork

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Mimi Yiu, Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University

 

Talk: 100 Years of Biopolitics? Shakespeare, Increase, Lucrece

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Joseph Campana, Assistant Professor of English at Rice University

 

Talk: Metaphysical Freedom

Date/Time: Sunday, January 06, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

James Kuzner, Assistant Professor of English at Case Western University

 

Jonah Siegel, Rutgers University

Date/Time: Thursday, December 06, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street, 3rd floor

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature.

Close Encounters: Soundscapes from Late Jazz

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 04, 2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A masterclass featuring pianist and composer VIJAY IYER and hip hop artist MIKE LADD

Close Encounters: Millennial Poetics from the Neo Garde

Date/Time: Monday, December 03, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A roundtable symposium on newness in American poetry and expressive culture featuring poets Kevin Young, Evie Shockley, and Terrance Hayes

Andrew Losowsky, journalist, editor, and public artist

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Meeting Room, 80 Brown Street

Appily Ever After:  How digital platforms are affecting real-world experiences and the stories we tell

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.

 

Close Encounters: Jazz at the Intersection of Performing and Visual Arts

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A masterclass and performance by internationally renowned pianist JASON MORAN and pioneering drummer CHARLES HAYNES

Masterclass:  4:00-5:00 pm
Performance:  7:00-8:00 pm

Michael Stewart, Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 106
Event type: Nonfiction

Digital Nonfiction: Exploring the Possibilities

 

The Literary Voice in Black Brazalian Politics

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Churchill House, 155 Angell Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Co-sponsored event: The Literary Voice in Black Brazalian Politics

Department of Africana Studies

Honor with Justice and the Contemporary Indian Women's Movement

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Wilson Hall, Room 101
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of American Studies

Terror and the Inhuman

Date/Time: Thursday, October 25, 2012 6:30pm - Saturday, October 27, 2012 9:30am
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room, 194 Meeting Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Modern Culture and Media

Thursday, 6:30 pm 
Friday, 9:30 am 
Saturday, 9:30 am

TEDx Brown University 2012

Date/Time: Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Granoff Center

Life, Learning, and Liberal Education

Ruptures and Transgressions

Date/Time: Friday, October 19, 2012 9:00am - Saturday, October 20, 2012 5:25pm
Location: John Hay Library/Rochambeau House
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Hispanic Studies 

Friday, 9:00 am - 6:15 pm - John Hay Library 
Saturday, 9:30 am - 5:25 pm - Rochambeau House