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.

Panel - "Changing Faces and Facing Change: Diversifying Higher Education in America"


Friday, May 5, 2017
2:30 pm
Location TBD

This panel during the Women’s Leadership Council’s 125 Years of Women at Brown Conference will explore questions including: How are diversity and inclusion faring on our campuses today, 40 years after the Lamphere case forced institutional changes at Brown and heralded a new era? Are our educational institutions keeping up with the social and intellectual diversity of the global economy? What work remains? How are faculty and student diversity impacting education and advancing knowledge?

Note: You must be registered for the conference to attend this event.

Moderator:
Tanya Hernandez ’86, P’20
Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Center on Race, Law and Justice at Fordham Law School

Panelists:
Christine Grant ’84
Professor, Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Associate Dean of Faculty Development & Special Initiatives, College of Engineering, NC State U.

Joelle Murchison ’95
Associate Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Connecticut

Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar ’87, AM’90, PhD’09
Vice President of Public Affairs and University Relations at Dominican University of California

Susan P. Sturm ’76
Professor, Law & Social Responsibility, Columbia Law School

(Distributed February 22, 2017)

Lecture - Doing Psychoanalysis in Tehran: Triumphs and Laments

Dr. Gohar Homayounpour
Psychoanalyst and Author
Active member of the American and International Psychoanalytic Association
Founder and Director, Freudian Group of Tehran

Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:30 pm
Pembroke Hall 305

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Sponsored by the Pembroke Center, Middle East Studies, the Department of Modern Culture and Media, the C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureship, the Herbert H. Goldberger Lectureship, and the M.B. Mandeville Lectureship.

(Distributed February 22, 2017)

Event - Psychoanalysis & Career Opportunities: On and off the couch

Psychoanalysis informs and inspires many different kinds of work both on and off the couch. Come hear innovative practitioners in diverse fields speak about developments in psychoanalytic theory and practice.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Pembroke Hall 202

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Sponsored by the consortium for Psychoanalysis in Higher Education, American Studies, the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, and CareerLAB.

(Distributed February 22, 2017)

Panel - She Scores: Women in Musical & Cinematic Arts

The Pembroke Center is thrilled to be sponsoring a panel at this year's Ivy Film Festival. This panel of female composers and producers will explore the process of incorporating music into a visual medium.

Friday, April 14, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Granoff Center, 154 Angell Street, Providence 

Full festival schedule on the Ivy Film Festival website. Free tickets will be available through their Facebook page.

(Distributed February 22, 2017)

Lecture – "Neither Rhimes Nor Reason: Troubling the Black Feminist Fantastic in ShondaLand TV – How to Get Away with Murder and Scandal"

Ann duCille MFA’73, AM’88, PhD’91
Emerita Professor of English at Wesleyan University, and Inaugural Distinguished Professor-in-Residence

Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:30 pm
Pembroke Hall 305

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The Pembroke Center gratefully acknowledges the support of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. This lecture is part of the Black Feminist Theory Project at the Pembroke Center.

(Distributed February 21, 2017)

Seed Grants of up to $10,000 for Brown Faculty - Applications Due April 3

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 February 21, 2017)

Lecture - Black Grotesquerie

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman
Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English
Brandeis University

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
Pembroke Hall 305

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The Pembroke Center gratefully acknowledges the support of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion. This lecture is part of the Black Feminist Theory Project at the Pembroke Center.

(Distributed February 21, 2017)
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