Graduate Student Fellowships

Graduate Student Fellowships

2015-2016 Graduate Student Fellows

2015-16 Interdisciplinary 6th-year Graduate Student Fellowships

Previous Graduate Student Fellows

2016-2017 Graduate Student Fellowships

The Pembroke Center invites graduate students to participate as Fellows in the 2016-2017 Pembroke Seminar on "Anti-War!  Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal".  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 17, 2016.

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.

2016-2017 Seminar topic:
"Anti-War!  Theaters of War/Politics of Refusal"
Seminar Director: Bonnie Honig

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 by registering for GNSS2010J (Fall), and GNSS2020J (Spring). 

Apply to take the Pembroke Research Seminar for course credit

A limited number of graduate students may participate in the Pembroke Seminar for course credit. There is no stipend in this category and instructor permission is required. Graduate students with permission should register for GNSS2010J (Fall), GNSS2020J (Spring).

For 2016-17 Graduate Student Fellowship consideration, please submit the following materials:

  • 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 sent or delivered to Donna Goodnow, Pembroke Center, Box 1958, 172 Meeting Street, Room 111, or emailed to
The deadline for receipt of materials is 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 17, 2016.
Call 863-2643, or email with questions.

Please note that there is no application form. Simply submit the materials indicated above.

The Pembroke Center Graduate Fellows for 2015 - 2016

Kenneth Berger

Modern Culture and Media

Beth Capper

Modern Culture and Media

Joel Simundich


Dashiell Wasserman


Interdisciplinary 6th-Year Graduate Fellowships

In 2015-2016, Brown is offering new interdisciplinary opportunities to 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.

2015-16 Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellows at the Pembroke Center

Bruno Penteado
Comparative Literature

Eleanor Skimin

Theatre Arts and Performance Studies