From its foundational core of Americana purchased in 1846, the JCB Library has always been a global collection. As we acquire new books, maps, and prints, we pay close attention to broader connections. This exhibition demonstrates that there are many worlds – and not just American ones – beneath the surface of our extraordinary collection.
The 10th Annual Brown History Graduate Student Conference, “Atlantic Trajectories: Trends and Movements in Atlantic World Studies," will feature a keynote lecture by David Wheat (Michigan State University). Join us at the JCB on September 28 at 5:30 p.m. for "Black Legend or Black Atlantic?: Africa in the Spanish...
The John Carter Brown Library (JCB) Brown Collaboration Grants are designed to foster new directions in humanities research and catalyze innovative partnerships across disciplines, departments, and communities on campus. Submit proposals by September 15.
The Library welcomes seven long-term fellows and forty-seven short-term fellows from a broad array of disciplines including archaeology, art history, linguistics, history, and literature.
The Caribbean origins of Alexander Hamilton - and his contemporaries' connections to other parts of the globe – serve as the jumping-off point to retell an American story using the extraordinary collection of the John Carter Brown Library.