Events

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2013-14

Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel Chapel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor
Event type: Nonfiction

S.L. Wisenberg, Northwestern University

Cultural Critique/Memoir
Not Me: Creative Nonfiction Without the 'I'

Amitava Kumar lecture

Date/Time: Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Event type: Nonfiction

Amitava Kumar, Professor of English at Vassar College, is an award-winning cultural critic and journalist born in Ara, Bihar.

Tracy Breton NPR Inteview

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
Event type: Nonfiction

"Tracy Breton worked her final day on the job at the Providence Journal last Friday after covering courts and trials for 40 years. Breton was part of the investigative team that won a 1994 Pulitzer Prize for the ProJo, and she covered the downfall of two Rhode Island Supreme Court chief justices, Joseph Bevilacqua and Thomas Fay. Breton sat down to talk about her four decades of covering the courts and her future plans."

Go to RINPR to hear the interview.

Readings by Nonfiction Writing Program Award Winners

Date/Time: Monday, May 06, 2013 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown University Bookstore, 244 Thayer Street
Event type: Nonfiction

Brown University Bookstore, 244 Thayer Street

Nonfiction Writing Program: Faculty Reading

Date/Time: Saturday, May 04, 2013 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street
Event type: Nonfiction

Nonfiction Writing Faculty will read from their most recent books. Book signing to follow.

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

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

 

Susan Cheever '65, Adjunct Professor in English

Date/Time: Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Meeting Room, 2nd floor, 80 Brown Street
Event type: Nonfiction

Biography vs. Memoir: The Dangerous Liaison

(Book signing to follow)

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

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2011-12

Date/Time: Monday, May 07, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street
Event type: Nonfiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Writing Program

 Pico Iyer
Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture
Writing--and Rewriting--Our New Global Swirl

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2011-12

Date/Time: Monday, February 13, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor
Event type: Nonfiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Writing Program

David Rohde ’90 (Investigative Journalism) 
The Art of Reporting:  From investigative stories to columns, the irreplaceable value of 'ground truth.' 

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2011-12

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor
Event type: Nonfiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Writing Program

 Brown Emerging Writers' panel 
Kevin Roose '09 (Cultural Analysis)
Lindsay Harrison '08 (Memoir)
Brian Christian '06 (Science/Culture)