Events Archive

Symposium: A Hole in the Nation? American Literature After Deleuze

Date/Time: Thursday, April 03, 2008 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Smith Buonanno 106, Pembroke Campus

Speakers:
Branka Arsić, SUNY Albany
David Jarraway, University of Ottawa
Timothy Murphy, University of Oklahoma
A response by Brian Evenson, Brown University Program in Literary Arts, will follow.

Symposium Organizer: Timothy Bewes, Brown University Department of English

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

Representing Rape: Feminist Rules in the Law of War

Date/Time: Thursday, March 13, 2008 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown St.

Janet Halley, Harvard Law School

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature and is co-sponsored by Modern Culture and Media and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture, the Global Security Program at the Watson Institute for International Studies, and the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women

Nonfiction Lecture: Tracy Breton

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown St.

Tracy Breton, Brown University
A Life of Investigative Journalism

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

Colloquium: Resistances: New Directions in Americal Literary and Cultural Studies

Date/Time: Friday, March 07, 2008 12:00am - Saturday, March 08, 2008 12:00am
Location: John Carter Brown Library and Smith Buonanno 106

The David H. Hirsch Memorial Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
Friday March 7 – John Carter Brown Library
Saturday March 8 – Smith Buonanno 106

This colloquium is made possible by a generous gift from Robert R. and Susan Clark Levine '73.

Savage Dionysus: Anthropology, Anti-Aesthetic Performance, and the Global Fin de Siècle

Date/Time: Monday, March 03, 2008 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, The Glenn and Darcy Weiner Center, 80 Brown St.

Julie Stone Peters, Columbia University

Conference: "Form and Transformation" from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages

Date/Time: Saturday, March 01, 2008 12:00am - 12:00am
Event type: Co-sponsored

2008 New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference. Co-sponsored by the English Department.

Great Nonfiction Writers Lecture Series 2007-08

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon 001
Event type: Nonfiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Director, Nonfiction Writing Program

Dava Sobel 
Science Narrative: Galileo's Daughter, Longitude
Book signing to follow

Nonfiction Lecture: Jimmie Briggs

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Covering the Legacy of War

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and is sponsored by the Nonfiction Writing Program in the Department of English. Co-sponsored by: Africana Studies Department and Rites and Reason Theatre, the Watson Institute for International Studies, and the Third World Center.

The Roger B. Henkle Memorial Lecture

Date/Time: Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

D.A. Miller 
From style to virtuosity: Fellini's 8 1/2

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Culture & Media and The Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture, and the Department of English.

Great Nonfiction Writers Lecture Series 2007-08

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon 001

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Director, Nonfiction Writing Program

Scott Russell Sanders '67, Indiana University 
On Personal Nonfiction: The Paradise of Bombs, A Private History of Awe

Conference: Theories of the Novel Now

Date/Time: Friday, November 09, 2007 12:00am - Saturday, November 10, 2007 12:00am

A Conference in Celebration of Forty Years of NOVEL. For more information, see Novel's Conference webpage.

Conference: Sonic Focus

Date/Time: Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:00am - 12:00am
Event type: Co-sponsored

Conference in Modern Culture and Media. Co-sponsored by the English Department.

Colloquium: The Flowering of Baudelaire

Date/Time: Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:00am - Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:00am

Hosted by the Cogut Center for the Humanities.

Great Nonfiction Writers Lecture Series 2007-08

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon 001
Event type: Nonfiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Director, Nonfiction Writing Program

Thulani Davis, New York University 
On Historical Memoir: My Confederate Kinfolk

Graduate Student Lecture

Date/Time: Thursday, October 04, 2007 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: List 120, 64 College St.

Lee Edelman, Tufts University
Learning Nothing: Bad Education

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Modern Culture and Media and The Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture, the Cogut Center for the Humanities, the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, the Sarah Doyle Women's Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center.

Conference: Reading Digital Literature

Date/Time: Thursday, October 04, 2007 12:00am - Sunday, October 07, 2007 12:00am
Event type: Co-sponsored

Conference in German Studies.  Co-sponsored by the English Department.

Traditore-Traduttore: Treason & Translation at Saint Elizabeth's

Date/Time: Thursday, September 27, 2007 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Richard Sieburth, New York University

Co-sponsored by the Geri Braman Hill Lecture Series and the Literary Arts Program at Brown University, the Cogut Center for the Humanities, and the departments of Comparative Literature, Italian Studies, Modern Culture & Media and The Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture.

Jay Allison, Independent Broadcast Journalist

Date/Time: Monday, November 20, 2006 7:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Smith Buonanno 106

This I Believe and the Art of Citizen Storytelling

David Halperin, University of Michigan

Date/Time: Monday, November 06, 2006 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Brown Hillel, 80 Brown St.

What Do Gay Men Want? Sex, Risk, and the Subjective Life of Male Homosexuality

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture & Media, the Pembroke Center, and the Cogut Center for the Humanities

Marjorie Garber, Harvard University

Date/Time: Thursday, November 02, 2006 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Glenn & Darcy Weiner Center, Brown Hillel, 80 Brown St.

Patronizing the Arts

The Glenn & Darcy Weiner Center, Brown Hillel, 80 Brown St.
Reception to follow in the English Department Lounge at 70 Brown Street

John Plotz, Brandeis University

Date/Time: Monday, October 23, 2006 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

India's First Strawberries: Cultural Portability in Victorian Greater Britain

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture & Media

Meredith McGill, Rutgers University

Date/Time: Thursday, November 17, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Circulating Ballads: The Preliterary and the Paraliterary in Antebellum American Literature

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Great Writers Lecture Series: Alan Lightman, Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon Center 001

Writing the Science Narrative 
Einstein Lecture

English Department Lecture Series: Marcus Rediker, University of Pittsburgh

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Toward a History of the Slave Ship

Hsuan Hsu, Yale University

Date/Time: Thursday, November 03, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Genre, Geography, and the Production of Scale in Nineteenth-Century America

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Timothy Marr, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date/Time: Monday, October 24, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

American Ishmael: Melville's Muslim Modalities

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Global Civil Society: Thoreau on Three Continents

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Great Writers Lecture Series: Judith Ortiz Cofer, Department of English, University of Georgia

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Salomon Center 001

Writing the Bi-cultural Memoir

William Pannapacker, Hope College

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Walt Whitman and the City

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

English Graduate Student Lecture: Mary Poovey, New York University

Date/Time: Thursday, September 15, 2005 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: The Glenn & Darcy Weiner Center, Brown Hillel, 80 Brown St.

Jane Austen and the Spectral Event