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

April 6 and 7 • Pembroke Hall 305
Conference: Earth(ly) Matters: New Directions in Environmental Humanities. Read more >

April 11, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Viet Thanh Nguyen, War, Fiction, and the Ethics of Memory | The Greg and Julie Flynn Cogut Institute Speaker Series. Read more >

April 19, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Frank Leon Roberts (New York University), A Litany for Survival:  Black Lives Matter in the Age of Trump. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA). Read more >

April 26, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: William Galperin, Immediacy, Loss, and Romantic Micro-Melancholia. Read more > 

April 27, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 202
William Galperin, Romanticism and the Everyday | Romanticism Workshop. Read more >

April 27, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm • Pembroke Hall 305 
Piano Recital: Benjamin Nacar '12.