Events

The Cogut Institute hosts a rich and varied program of scholarly events throughout the year, including conferences, readings, lectures, workshops, seminars and performances, to promote the research, study, and enjoyment of the humanities at Brown. In addition to a focus on environmental humanities in 2017–2018, our event series and annual conferences include:

The Cogut Institute also co-sponsors multiple events on campus. Please check the events calendar and the list of upcoming events below for additional information.

Upcoming events

October 20, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Charles Mahoney, Dallying with Romantic Surmise | Romanticisim Workshop. Read more >

October 27, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm | Rodolphe Gasché, Europe After Europe (After Patocka) | Collaborative Humanities. Read more >

October 27 & 28 | Reclaiming the Workshop as a Collaborative Pedagogy | Symposium. Read more >

November 2, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | The Co-lab Box: exhibit reception and open discussion with Wendy Ewald, Susan Meiselas, Ariella Azoulay and Laura Wexler | Collaborative Humanities. Read more >

November 3, 4:00 pm 7:00 pm | Symbiotic Earth: How Lynn Margulis rocked the boat and started a scientific revolution: film pre-release screening and conversation with filmmaker John Feldman and writer Dorion Sagan | Environmental Humanities Series, 2017–2018. Read more >

November 9, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Leigh Raiford, "'Burning All Illusion': Abstraction, Black Life and the Unmaking of White Supremacy" | Collaborative Humanities. Read more >

November 9, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Deidre Lynch, The Unwritten History of the Woman of Genius: Staël, Austen, Siddons | Lecture. Read more >

November 10, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Deidre Lynch, Paper Slips: Album, Archiving, Accident | Romanticism Workshop. Read more >

December 1 & 2 | Political Concepts: The Trump Edition | Conference. Read more >

December 7, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Lida Maxwell, Queer/Love/Bird Extinction: Rachel Carson and the Politics of Environmental Desire | Politics in the Humanities (PITH). Read more >