Cogut Center Film Archive
Revisit this symposium with photographer John Dugdale, Jonathan Katz (Visual Arts, SUNY/Buffalo), Douglas Nickel (History of Art and Architecture, Brown), Stuart Burrows (English, Brown), and convener Jacques Khalip (English, Brown) with their thoughts on photography as a form that continues to engage scholars in the humanistic disciplines, inflecting ethical, aesthetic, and political reflections that testify to a world subject to vision.
Watch the January 2014 taped roundtable discussion Reconsidering Hannah Arendt with Ariella Azoulay, Comparative Literature; Ted Bogosian, Cogut Center; Bonnie Honig, Modern Culture and Media/ Political Science; Pamela Katz, screenwriter of Hannah Arendt; Adi Ophir, Cogut Center; and Michael Steinberg, Cogut Center.
Watch taped sessions from the two-day conference, Political Concepts at Brown: A Critical Lexicon in the Making held at the Cogut Center in November 2013.
Visit with members of the University of Cape Town Opera School in this moving video about how the opera program there is changing lives.
Watch this March 2013 conversation on youth, social media and the Arab Spring with hip-hop artist Deeb, and scholars Lara Dotson-Renta, Elias Muhanna and moderator Tricia Rose.
from the PBS Newshour, January 2013.
Watch this January 2013 conversation with members of the Brown community and Daniel Barenboim's West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Watch this conversation with Daniel Barenboim, Mariam Said, Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, and Miko Peled from this January 24, 2013 event
Watch President Christina Paxson deliver the 2012 Invitational Lecture in the Humanities on December 3, 2012
Watch former Cogut Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, and current Brown Anthropology professor, Sherine Hamdy talk about her new book "Our Bodies Belong to God," from a November 5, 2012 presentation.
The 2012 Sarah Cutts Frerichs Lecture in Victorian Studies by James Chandler, University of Chicago, from April 18, 2012
The 2012 Invitational Lecture in the Humanities by Erik Ehn, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, from April 10, 2012
The performance and talk with composer Mohammed Fairouz and pianist Steven Spooner from February 23, 2012
The conversation with Jacqueline Rose, Mohammed Fairouz and Michael Steinberg from February 24, 2012
includes talks by Leon Botstein, Toshiko Mori, Sebastian Ruth from November 18, 2011