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.

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)

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)

Archives Make History: The Pembroke Collections

Friday, March 10, 2017
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Pembroke Hall 305
172 Meeting Street, Providence RI 

This conference will explore the importance of collecting materials relevant to the history of women and of the history of feminist thought. Discover what goes into the making of a world-class archive and the many surprising and important uses to which archives can be put.

Required Conference Registration (free)

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(Distributed February 21, 2017)

Lecture – In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

Christina Sharpe
Associate Professor of English
Tufts University

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
5:30 pm, Pembroke Hall 305

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.

Free and open to the public.

(Distributed February 20, 2017)
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