Graduate Student Fellowships

Graduate Student Fellowships

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Opportunities

2019-2020 Graduate Student Fellows

2019-20 Interdisciplinary Graduate Students 

Previous Graduate Student Fellows

2020-2021 Graduate Student Fellowships

The Pembroke Center invites graduate students to participate as Fellows in the 2020-2021 Pembroke Seminar on "Indebtedness and Narrativity".  Graduate student fellows will receive a stipend of $1,000 for two semesters of participation. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

The Pembroke Seminar is an interdisciplinary research seminar meeting weekly throughout the academic year. Graduate Fellowships provide an enhanced context for advanced doctoral students, including the opportunity for presentation of work and benefits or critique from an exciting group of Pembroke Center Faculty Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows and distinguished Visiting Fellows. The Pembroke Research Seminar meets on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.

2020-2021 Seminar topic:
"Indebtedness and Narrativity"
Seminar Director: Peter Szendy

There are two ways graduate students may participate in the Pembroke Seminar:

Apply for participation as a Graduate Student Fellow

Graduate students who have research interests related to the upcoming Pembroke Seminar topic may submit a proposal. Up to three students will be selected. Each Graduate Student Fellow will receive a research stipend of $1,000 for two semesters of participation. Graduate Student Fellows may also receive course credit (mandatory S/NC) by registering for GNSS2010N (Fall), and GNSS2020N (Spring). 

Request permission to take the Pembroke Research Seminar for course credit

A limited number of graduate students may participate in the Pembroke Seminar for course credit (mandatory S/NC). There is no stipend in this category and instructor permission is required. Graduate students with permission should register for GNSS2010M (Fall), GNSS2020M (Spring).

For 2020-21 Graduate Student Fellowship consideration, please submit the following materials via UFunds:

  • A cover sheet indicating your name, current year, department, and (if relevant) your dissertation director
  • A three-page, double spaced description of your research project, including a brief representative bibliography
  • A brief letter of support from a faculty member who knows your work

Materials should be submitted via UFunds starting on Monday, February 3, 2020. 

The deadline for receipt of materials is 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Call 863-2643, or email [email protected] with questions.

The Pembroke Center Graduate Fellows for 2019 - 2020

2019-20 Graduate Student Fellows

Sara Colantuono, Italian Studies
Morris Karp, Italian Studies
Soomin Kim, English
Stephen Marsh, English


Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Fellowships

Brown University's interdisciplinary opportunities support advanced graduate students. These opportunities provide an enhanced context for advanced doctoral students, allowing them to participate actively in the activities of interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes at Brown.

The Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women is able to host up to three fellows. The contact person for this program is Pembroke Center Director, Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, or Associate Director, Drew Walker.

The Pembroke Center invites applications for up to three 5th or 6th-year graduate fellowships. Up to two of the fellowships will entail a teaching assistantship in the Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies course (GNSS 0120) in the Spring semester. Students would be on fellowship in the Fall term. An additional fellowship will be a proctorship for the journal differences, which will be a half-time commitment spread over two semesters. Successful applicants are welcome to participate in the Pembroke Research Seminar and other Center activities.

Interested students should submit the Interdisciplinary Opportunity Application to the Graduate School by January 30, 2019.

2019-20 Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellows at the Pembroke Center

Christopher J. Lee, English

Eleanor Rowe, English