Featured Events Around Campus

Racial Slavery, Marronage, and Freedom: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition

The Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice

Racial Slavery, Marronage, and Freedom: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective features artists Edouard Duval-Carrié, Jess Hill, and Rénold Laurent. This retrospective exhibition, along with an accompanying catalog, is an integral part of the 10th anniversary of the CSSJ.

Racial Slavery, Marronage, and Freedom: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective is on view throughRead More

Industry Night: Careers in Social Justice

Current students and alumnae who have graduated within the last five years are invited to learn more about careers in social justice through this alumnae panel discussion with interactive breakout groups. To date, panelists include:

How She Begot the Violence: Making Violence Ordinary in the Antebellum Atlantic. A Talk by Emily A. Owens

The Pembroke Center
, 305

NOTE NEW DATE: this is now scheduled for WEDNESDAY, February 8. It was originally scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 9. 

 

Emily A. Owens, David and Michelle Ebersman Assistant Professor of History at Brown, researches and teaches about U.S. slavery, the legalRead More

“Race & Democracy: America is Always Changing, But America Never Changes” with Professor Eddie Glaude, Princeton

Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics and the Democracy Project
, DeCiccio

The newly launched Democracy Project is pleased to announce a lecture with Professor Eddie Glaude. One of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. is an author, political commentator, public intellectual and passionate educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience. His writings, including Democracy in Black:Read More

The 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture feat. Freeman A. Hrabowski III

Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
, Martinos Auditorium

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity invites you to attend the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture on Wednesday, February 15 from 4-5:30 p.m.

Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president emeritus of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will deliver a lecture Read More

Welcome Back Event: Dawnland Screening

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative
, Room 101 (True North Classroom)

Join the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative on February 15 as we welcome Brown University students, staff, and faculty members back to campus with a screening of an Upstander Project film, Dawnland.Read More

Tommy Orange in Conversation with Lanre Akinsiku (Brown University)

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative and Literary Arts
, Martinos Auditorium & Lobby

Join the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAISI) and Literary Arts Department at Brown University as we welcome Tommy Orange for our Spring 2023 Keynote event. Tommy Orange will be in conversation with Lanre Akinsiku (Brown University) about Orange’s work and award-winningRead More

The Alexander Meiklejohn Lecture: Schooling Free Speech

Taubman Center for American Politics & Policy
, True North Classroom

Join the Taubman Center as Justin Driver ’97, Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School, delivers the 2023 Alexander Meiklejohn Lecture on March 9th at 5PM. In his lecture, Driver will discuss the recent battle over free speech in the American
classroom.

Justin Driver is a graduate of Brown (Public Policy), Oxford (Marshall Scholar),Read More

The Anita Glass Memorial Lecture: Turry Flucker, Inclusive Fellowships: The American Missionary Association, Race Relations, and American Art

The Department of the History of Art & Architecture
, 120

“The emancipation of the soul involves surrender – the surrender of a lower self, the surrender of legend to fact, the surrender of narrow to wide horizons, the surrender to exclusive to inclusive fellowships.” – Fred L. Brownlee, former corresponding secretary of the American Missionary Association.

In 1942, Dr. CharlesRead More

Turry Flucker, Inclusive Fellowships: The American Missionary Association, Race Relations, and American Art

The Department of the History of Art & Architecture
, 120

“The emancipation of the soul involves surrender – the surrender of a lower self, the surrender of legend to fact, the surrender of narrow to wide horizons, the surrender to exclusive to inclusive fellowships.” – Fred L. Brownlee, former corresponding secretary of the American Missionary Association.

In 1942, Dr.Read More