Events Archive

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

English Department Lecture Series: K. Ian Grandison, University of Virginia

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Razing the Dead: Interment and American Spatial Ideology at Jefferson's Monticello

Great Writers Lecture Series: Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children's Defense Fund

Date/Time: Monday, April 11, 2005 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon 101

Writing the Political Memoir 
Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture

Great Writers Lecture Series: John D'Agata, Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English, University of Iowa

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: MacMillan Hall 117

Writing the Lyric Essay

Occluded Voices, Occult Transmissions: Religion after Religion in Literary Modernism

Date/Time: Thursday, April 22, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room

Gauri Viswanathan, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Shadowing History: National Narratives and the Persistence of the Everyday

Date/Time: Thursday, April 08, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Smith Buonano 106

Harry Harootunian, Department of East Asian Studies, New York University

Nagakami, Irigaray, and the Way of Breath

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Petteruti Lounge, Faunce House

Margherita Long, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California Riverside

Re-Orienting the Renaissance: The View from Agra

Date/Time: Friday, February 27, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room

Ania Loomba, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

Rethinking Orientalism

Date/Time: Monday, February 16, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Smith Buonano 106

Henry Yu, Department of History, UCLA

Invisible Empires: Canada and the Black Diaspora

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Naomi Pabst, Assistant Professor, Yale University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Late Romance

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Brent Edwards, Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Gayl Jones, Kara Walker, and African American Postmemory

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Arlene Keizer, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

The 'Clumsy Trap' of Manhood: Revolutionary Nationalism, John Edgar Wideman, and the Problem of Masculine Ideology

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Rolland Murray, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Praising Dejection: The "Dejection Ode" of the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Date/Time: Monday, September 29, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Susan Stewart, Donald T. Regan Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Michelle Wright, Associate Professor, Macalester College

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

From Man Friday to Brother Quamina: African Conversion and the Romantic Novel in the British West Indies

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 12:00am - 12:00am

Timothy Watson, Assistant Professor of English, Princeton University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures