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Cogut Center for the Humanities
172 Meeting Street
Providence, RI 02912
The Cogut Center for the Humanities
Integrating Research, Teaching,
Programs & Events
2010-11 Faculty Fellow
Jay Baruch, MD interviewed on NPR!
Welcome to the 2013-14 Mellon Graduate Workshops!
Interview with composer Mohammed Fairouz
on the BBC!
And view Mohammed's most recent musical collaboration with choreographer Shakti Mohan.
Update on the University of Cape Town Opera School students who knocked us out with their production of The Marriage of Figaro last June.
"Poetic Forces: Creative Change in and Beyond the Arab Spring" Watch this conversation with hip-hop artist Deeb, and scholars Lara Dotson-Rent, Elias Muhanna and moderator Tricia Rose.
Watch "Playing with the Enemy: Orchestra Brings Together Israelis and Arabs" from the PBS Newshour.
"Dissonance and Harmony: The Arab-Israeli Conflict Through Music and Academic Discourse" Watch this conversation with members of the Brown community and Daniel Barenboim's West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
"Dissonance and Harmony: A Conversation" Watch this conversation with Daniel Barenboim, Mariam Said, Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, and Miko Peled from this January 24, 2013 event
"Health Inequality: Economics, Ethics and Public Policy" Watch President Christina Paxson deliver the 2012 Invitational Lecture in the Humanities on December 3, 2012
"Mandela's Mortality" View the talk given by visiting lecturer Sarah Nuttall on November 13, 2012 talk.
"Our Bodies Belong to God" 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.
"Sentiment to Cinema: Revisiting Eisenstein on Dickens and Griffith"
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 Last Resistance: Piano Music of Mohammed Fairouz"
The performance and talk with composer Mohammed Fairouz and pianist Steven Spooner from February 23, 2012
"Music, Writing and Critique"
The conversation with Jacqueline Rose, Mohammed Fairouz and Michael Steinberg from February 24, 2012
"Music and Civil Society" includes talks by Leon Botstein, Toshiko Mori, Sebastian Ruth from November 18, 2011
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A Glimpse at the Past
We've had a busy few years. Take a look!