A series of detailed landscapes and other nature-inspired prints by regional artist and educator Andrew Nixon, on display at Brown’s Watson Institute, merges the worlds of old-world etching, contemporary digital image-making and traditional printmaking technology.
Musician Jon Batiste, violinist Itzhak Perlman and countless creators from Brown will take part in a day of performances, discussion, tours and a parade to celebrate the unique performing arts center in Providence.
Traditionally an intensive one-year degree program, a master’s in urban education policy will now be available to part-time students, including Rhode Island teachers, education administrators, full-time caretakers and more.
The JCB, an independent research library on the Brown University campus, has refreshed its entryway and online collections access, further opening its physical and digital doors to scholars researching the history of the Americas.
Launching with the opening of the Lindemann Performing Arts Center in October 2023, the IGNITE series will include performances, exhibitions and events that demonstrate how art can be a powerful vehicle for change.
For a decade, a committee of faculty, students and staff has brought more than 40 diverse exhibitions to Brown’s Watson Institute, amplifying the institute’s mission of promoting a just and peaceful world.
The prestigious fellowship will fund a year of research and writing time for Bonnie Honig’s new book, which aims to reclaim the term ‘performativity’ and acknowledge the power of words to transform societies.
The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, founded in the 2012-13 academic year, has become a leading force for original research, international engagement and public conversation on the legacies of racial slavery.
Professor of Philosophy Bernard Reginster argues that the key to well-being isn’t a new meditation routine or a tropical vacation — it’s a willingness to ask tough questions about what defines a life well-lived.
Since 2015, students at Brown have been excavating a 19th-century Providence family home — unearthing stories about the booming local textile industry, the European immigrant experience and life in the Gilded Age.
In recent years, BAI has cultivated close, long-term relationships with Providence-area creators through financial assistance, workshops and residencies — enriching the art scene and bolstering learning at Brown.
Since 1948, a spirited December event hosted by the Department of Classics has drawn hundreds of audience members from far and wide for performances, readings and carol singalongs in Latin, ancient Greek and Sanskrit.
A partner effort among Brown scholars, volunteers and Native American leaders, Stolen Relations has recovered thousands of Indigenous enslavement records, drawing attention to a topic rarely broached in school history lessons.
The anthropology museum, reopened to the public for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, will display colorful, experimental art that provides insights on an era of political upheaval in Anglophone West Africa.
To fuel college access and readiness, Brown University and the Providence Public School District have expanded student outreach and support to recruit and enroll more Providence high school students in Pre-College Programs.
Co-founded by distinguished lecturer Julie A. Strandberg and her former student, Artists and Scientists as Partners (ASaP) symposiums enable people with certain neurological disorders to find joy, connection and longed-for freedom.
In a series of recent collaborations with local cities and schools, Jonathan Collins has shown how “participatory budgeting” can empower and engage people whose voices are often excluded from conversations about public spending.
Kenneth Wong, an education scholar at Brown, will assess whether a longstanding music enrichment program in Pawtucket is helping to close opportunity and education achievement gaps for low-income students of color.
With support from a $1.25 million grant from the Abrams Foundation, scholars at Brown are working with partners to collect personal stories that reveal how slavery and colonialism shaped societies across the globe.
A new collection of drafts, notes and correspondence from playwright José Rivera gives scholars a window into one artist’s process and provides new perspective on the lived experiences of Latin Americans.
Created by Maōri artist Lisa Reihana, the video installation “In Pursuit of Venus [infected]” adds nuance and Indigenous perspective to the first encounters between South Pacific islanders and European seafarers.
An independent study project organized through the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative is enabling students to strengthen their knowledge of international Indigenous languages, from Narragansett to Yoruba.
The Brown Arts Institute’s free and open-to-the-public Songwriting Workshop provides a welcoming space for musicians from all walks of life to perform for one another and receive feedback on songs in progress.
Many believe climate change and environmental degradation caused the Maya civilization to fall — but a new survey shows that some Maya kingdoms had sustainable agricultural practices and high food yields for centuries.
With a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Brown’s library will partner with the HBCU Library Alliance and its member institutions to help library professionals become culturally sensitive, socially conscious leaders.