Events 2009-2010

September 24, 2009

event posterevent posterThe Roger B. Henkle Memorial Lecture
Sharon Marcus, '86, Columbia University
"Salome and the Drama of Celebrity"
5:00 p.m.
Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown St, 2nd floor 



November 4, 2009

event posterevent posterJeffrey Tucker, Associate Professor of English, University of Rochester
"The Necessity of Models, of Alternatives: Samuel R. Delany's Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand."
5:30 p.m.
135 Thayer Street, Room 102



November 10, 2009

event posterevent posterNatalie Bookchin, Artist with a background in photography and film
8:00 p.m.
RISD Museum/Metcalf Auditorium
RISD Campus



November 11, 2009

Jonah Brucker-Cohen, researcher, artist and writer
5:30 p.m.
Smith-Buonanno 201
Meeting Street, Pembroke Campus



November 19, 2009

event posterevent posterPriscilla Wald, Professor of English and Woman Studies, Duke University
"Human Being After Genocide: Cells, Genes, and Stories" 
12:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall 101, Main Green



December 3-5, 2009

event posterevent poster"Animating Archives: Making New Media Matter"
Pembroke 305

This three-day conference will critically interrogate the ways in which new media has affected traditional archives, as well as generated new vernacular archives, in order to foster ground-breaking scholarship that deploys new media in its own critique. Thirty scholars from Brown and around the world will convene to discuss modern media.

Co-sponsored by the Cogut Center and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Research in Culture and Media Studies.



February 25 - March 7, 2010

event posterevent poster2010 French Film Festival
Cable Car Cinema, 204 S. Main Street 



March 6 & May 3, 2010 

The MCM Graduate Student Symposium


March 8, 2010

event posterevent poster"Orgasm Inc."a film by Liz Canner, award-winning filmmaker who has created many innovative documentaries on human rights issues.
5:30 p.m.
Smith-Buonanno 106
Metting Street, Pembroke Campus
March 25, 2009



April 15-18, 2010

event posterevent posterZoe Beloff presents her 3D film "Charming Augustine"
2:00-4:00 p.m.
135 Thayer Street, Room 101




Africana Film Festival

event posterevent posterClick here for information on the festival.



March 21 - May 11, 2010

Curating Contemporary Art: Perspectives on Practice 
A Brown/RISD Lecture Series

Curating Contemporary Art: Perspectives on Practice is a collaboration between the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities at Brown University and the Division of Graduate Studies and the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.