Public and community programs are an important part of the Center for Public Humanities’ DNA. Our lunch talk series, Public Humanities Now: New Voices, New Directions, invites a range of innovators in the Public Humanities to share their work each semester over lunch in the Lecture Room. Our conferences, workshops, and exhibitions chart new directions in the field. It goes without saying that so much of the value of these events is tied to togetherness.
During this time of social distancing, many of our planned events have been rescheduled, but our lunch talks continue virtually. Please scroll down to see the lunch talk schedule for this semester. In addition, you will find many resources throughout our website that may be enjoyed digitally.
- Our digital projects page has links to a digital tour of our departmental home (the Nightingale-Brown House), to Public Work: A Public Humanities Podcast, and to Rhode Tour, a mobile and web app on historic and cultural sites in Rhode Island.
- We record all of our conferences! Our Conferences page has information about past events with links to the Center for Public Humanities' YouTube channel, where we post video of all of the presentations.
- Black Labor in the Making of the Nightingale-Brown House, by Joanne Melish, traces the history of black labor in the Center's departmental home on Benefit Street.
- The Public Humanities Blog has it all: it’s informative and fun, and features posts from many of our students, alumni, faculty, and fellows.
Please visit the Brown Arts Initiative’s new website, [email protected], for information on new grant and partnership opportunities that are being offered during this difficult time, and for their slate of digital public programs, including online exhibitions, concerts and lectures.