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.

Pembroke Center Lecture

"Contemplating Spectacular Black Death Across Generations: Lynching, Lethal Police Violence and the Black Female Body"

Shatema Threadcraft
Associate Professor of Government
Dartmouth College

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

(Distributed December 9, 2017)

Pembroke Center Research Lecture

"Empire on Trial: Mau Mau and the High Court of Justice"


Caroline Elkins
Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Harvard University

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
5:30 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

(Distributed December 7, 2017)

Pembroke Center Conference

"Sexual Politics and After: Gender, Place, Race, and the Psyche with Kate Millett"

Friday, February 16, 2018
4:00-6:30 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

Presentations by:
Victoria Hesford
Associate Professor of Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Stony Brook University

Leon J. Hilton
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University

Sara Mameni
Faculty of Aesthetics and Politics in the School of Critical Studies, CalArts

Kevin Quashi
Professor of African Studies, Smith College

(Distributed December 6, 2017)

Pembroke Center Research Lecture

"A Plan for Universal Peace:  War, Empire, and Law in the Political Thought 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 Lecture

"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)
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