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 Conference

"Sexual Politics and After: Thinking with Kate Millett"

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

Presentations by:
Victoria Hesford
"Kate Millett: A Feminist Spectacle"

Leon J. Hilton
"Kate Millett and the Feminist Aesthetics of Anti-Psychiatry"

Sara Mameni
"'What are the Iranians Wishing For?': Millett in Iran, 1979"

Kevin Quashie
"The Ecology of a Single Body: Kate Millett and Audre Lorde"

Image: Kate Millett by Alice Neel (1970), copyright Estate of Alice Neel

(Distributed December 1, 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 1, 2017)

Pembroke Center and CSREA Joint Event

"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 1, 2017)

Black Feminist Theory Project Lecture

"Race and the Modern Marriage Plot"

Aneeka A. Henderson

Pembroke Center Affiliated Scholar-in-Residence
Assistant Professor of Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, Amherst College

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5:30 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

(Distributed November 30, 2017)
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