Events: Lectures

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Web 2.0 for Nonprofits

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

John Speck, principle of Real Advertising and New Commons Strategic Partner

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Emancipated Memories: Slavery as Subject in Selected Works by Contemporary Black Women Artists

Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 001, Brown University

Cora Marshall, artist, educator, and scholar

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Curating Contemporary Art: Perspectives on Practice

February 8, 2009 to May 10, 2009
RISD Museum Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center 20 North Main Street

February 9, 6 p.m.; March 21, 2:30 p.m.; April 20, 6:30 p.m.; April 27, 6:30 p.m.; May 4, 6:30 p.m.; May 11, 6:30 p.m.

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Art Goes Public: Memorials and Interventions

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

with Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock, conceptual artists

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Cross-Cultural Pigs: Myths, Meals, and Tastings

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

John Eng-Wong, Brown University
event is part of “Eating Chinese...” Series

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Summary Q&A, Eating Chinese: Comestibles, Cuisine, Commerce and Culture

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Evelyn Hu-deHart, professor of history at Brown University

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The Social Life of American Crayfish in Asia

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Sidney Cheung, professor of anthopology at Chinese University of Hong Kong; Wei Ying Wong, Mellon postdoctoral fellow at Connecticut College

Eating Chinese: Comestibles, Cuisine, Commerce and Culture 
(LECTURE SERIES)

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Tofu: An Ethnographical Portrayal

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Chee-Beng Tan, professor of anthopology at Chinese University of Hong Kong

Eating Chinese: Comestibles, Cuisine, Commerce and Culture (LECTURE SERIES)

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Storytelling Techniques for Effective Interpretation, Communication, and Persuasion

John Nicholas Brown Center, Library 357 Benefit Street

Valerie Tutson, professional storyteller

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Heritage Conservation as Cultural Work: Art, Authenticity, and Activism in Hawai'i

John Nicholas Brown Center, Library 357 Benefit Street

Glenn Wharton, research scholar of museum studies at New York University

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Stories from the Ocean State

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

Rhode Island StoryCorps Kick Off Sponsored by Rhode Island Public Radio and the Brown Center for Public Humanities.

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Black and Green: Two Centuries of Sustainability, Green Programming at Weeksville Heritage Center

John Nicholas Brown Center 357 Benefit Street

As Executive Director of the Weeksville Heritage Center, Pamela Green is responsible for the management and expansion of this unique historic African American preservation and education organization. Ms. Green's current focus is on the construction a new multimillion dollar education and cultural arts building. Prior to the Weeksville Heritage Center, Ms.

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In the stacks of the livebrary

John Hay Library, second floor Lownes Room 20 Prospect Street

Digital Arts and Humanities Lecture Series, co-sponsored with the University Library, welcomes Professor Jeffrey Schnapp.

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Panel: AmeriCorps in Providence

John Nicholas Brown Center, Library 357 Benefit Street, Providence

What is AmeriCorps doing in Providence? What difference does it make? And how can you get involved? Come hear Brown alumni, AmeriCorps members, and those who work with them talking about the important work taking place in Providence. Panelists will talk about their opportunities and experiences as Corps members and about some of the projects underway at schools, environmental organizations, and cultural institutions.

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Remembering and Rethinking 9/11: 10 Years Later

John Nicholas Brown Center, Library 357 Benefit Street, Providence

Mary Marshall Clark, Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History, will be at Brown to discuss themes and read from her new book, After the Fall: New Yorkers Remember September 2001 and the Years That Followed.

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Artist Talk with Meredith Stern: "Hear Us Roar!: Surviving Contemporary Patriarchy through Subversive Creation"

Arnold Lounge, 17 Benevolent Street

Meredith Stern will discuss her portfolio project:  "This is an Emergency!: A Reproductive Rights and Gender Justice Portfolio", exhibit on display at the Sarah Doyle Womens Center lounge from September 19-October 22. The portfolio is a newly released collection of art and writing on the subject of reproductive rights and gender justice.

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The Future of Museums and the Public Humanities: Perspectives from Italy, A roundtable discussion

Nightingale Brown House, 357 Benefit Street, Providence RI

a Roundtable Discussion with Paolo Rosa, founder of Studio Azzurro, Fitt Artist in Residence, Brown Creative Arts Council, Luigi Di Corato, director, Siena Museums Foundation, and John Smith, Director of the RISD Museum

Free and Open to the Public

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Guantánamo Public Memory Project: Confronting Contested Histories through Collaboration

Nightingale Brown House, 357 Benefit Street, Providence RI
Public lecture by Liz Ševčenkofounder and director of the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, coordinated at Columbia University

 

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Introduction to Program Evaluation

Facilitated by Valerie Cooley, PhD, MSW , Lecturer, Director of Graduate Studies, Taubman Center for Public Policy, this seminar will provide an introduction to the key issues involved in the evaluation of social and cultural programs. We will briefly review the purpose and types of evaluation strategies. The emphasis of the seminar will focus on the articulation of program theory, distinguishing between program outputs and outcomes, and the challenge of determining program impact.

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Setting up an Arts and Humanities Center: What and Why

Nightingale-Brown House

Dr. Kerill O'Neill, Director, Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colby College will discuss the new center, how it connects to the academic departments at the College and how it engages students. A Mellon proposal to fund the new Center will be circulated in advance. 

Contact publichumanities@brown.edu for a copy of the Mellon proposal.

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