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

January 26, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Terry Tempest Williams in Conversation with Mark Cladis | The Greg and Julie Flynn Cogut Institute Speaker Series. Read more >

February 7, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Christine Montross, From Introspection to Advocacy: Writing, Medicine, and the Mind | Creative Medicine Lecture Series. Read more >

February 12, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Anne Applebaum, Democracy and Disinformation | The Greg and Julie Flynn Cogut Institute Speaker Series. Read more >

February 23, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Panel: Writing Climate Change: A Roundtable of Public Scholars. Read more >

March 6, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • De Ciccio Family Auditorium, Salomon Center for Teaching 
Lecture: Cornel West | Politics in the Humanities (PITH). Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA).

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 16, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Isabelle Stengers: Thinking with Resurgence. Read more >

April 19, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: Frank Leon Roberts (New York University), 10 Ways of Teaching the Black Lives Matter Movement. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA).

April 26, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
Lecture: William Galperin.

April 27, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm • Pembroke Hall 305
William Galperin | Romanticism Workshop.

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