Exhibit - The Lamphere Case: The Sex Discrimination Lawsuit that Changed Brown

This Pembroke Center exhibit explores in detail the Lamphere case and its consequences for Brown. Based on extensive archival research and oral histories with key participants, the exhibit paints a vivid picture of why and how Brown changed during a key moment in its history and of the feminist activism that drove that change. Click here for an overview of the case.

The exhibit is on view on the first floor of Pembroke Hall through Commencement Weekend 2017.  

Pembroke Hall
172 Meeting Street
Providence, RI


Building hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

A web-based version of the exhibit may be viewed here.

Support for this exhibit was provided by: Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Pembroke Center Associates, Brown University's 250th Anniversary, Office of the President, Creative Arts Council, Brown University Library, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage.