Pembroke Center

The Pembroke Center at Brown University is an interdisciplinary research center that fosters critical scholarship on questions of gender and difference, broadly defined, in national and transnational contexts.

April 17 Screening and Q and A: "Period. End of Sentence."

Period. End of Sentence.Period. End of Sentence.

Join the Pembroke Center and Brown Motion Pictures for a screening of "Period. End of Sentence." winner of the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, followed by a conversation and Q and A with Executive Producer and GNSS concentrator Charlotte Silverman '22 and Action India project coordinator Ajeya Deep. Moderated by Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, director of the Pembroke Center. Free and open to the public.

(Distributed April 10, 2019)

Deadline extended to Tuesday, April 23: Pembroke Center Student Prize Nominations

The Pembroke Center annually awards three prizes for outstanding theses and dissertations. Nominations for the Langlois and Simmons prizes are due at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, April 23rd. Prizes awarded are:

  • Ruth J. Simmons Prize (undergraduate honors thesis from any department on questions having to do with women or gender )
  • Joan Wallach Scott Prize (undergraduate honors thesis in Gender and Sexuality Studies)
  • Marie J. Langlois Prize (graduate student dissertation from any field on questions related to feminist studies)

Nomination requirements for the Langlois and Simmons prizes may be found here.

(Distributed April 9, 2019)

The Pembroke Center in News from Brown: New digital portal brings women’s history, feminist theory to the fore

Staff and students at work in the Pembroke Center ArchivesStaff and students at work in the Pembroke Center ArchivesLearn about the work of Mary Murphy, the Nancy L. Buc '65 Pembroke Center Archivist,  and how the collaboration between the Pembroke Center and the John Hay Library provides an easy connection to the Pembroke Center Archives, a treasure trove of documents, interviews and photos by and about women.

(Distributed March 28, 2019)
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