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.

Seed Grants of up to $10,000 for Brown Faculty - Applications Due April 1

The Pembroke Center’s seed grant program supports collaborative research initiatives that involve Brown faculty from the humanities, social sciences, creative arts, and health sciences. In keeping with the Pembroke Center’s intellectual mission, these research initiatives will examine intersecting dimensions of difference such as gender, sexuality, generation, work, class, race, ethnicity, language, citizenship, and religion.

Please click here for application guidelines.

(Distributed December 9, 2017)

Pembroke Center Research Lecture

"Idealizations of Peace in Islamic Political Thought: The Case of Sayyid Qutb"


Murad Idris
Assistant Professor of Political Theory
University of Virginia

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
5:30 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

(Distributed December 6, 2017)

Pembroke Center and CSREA Joint Event

"Love Letter from a Critic, or Notes on the Intersectionality Wars"

Jennifer Nash
Associate Professor
African American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies
Northwestern University

Thursday, March 1, 2018
4:00 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

(Distributed December 6, 2017)

Shauna M. Stark '76 Out of the Archive Lecture

Collecting Theory: The Role of Chinese Feminist Philosophy in a Chinese Women's History Archive

Tani Barlow
Thursday, March 8, 2018
4:00 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

George and Nancy Rupp Professor
History Department
Rice University

(Distributed December 5, 2017)
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