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Academic Year 2008-09

Brown Journal of History
Peer-reviewed Publication
History Departmental Undergraduate Group

German Studies and the Humanities: New Directions

Lecture Series
Fall Semester
German Studies

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: Literature and Philosophy in Ruins
Lectures Series
Fall and Spring Semesters

Sharing the Heritage: The Transformation of Holy Places in Jerusalem from the Late Byzantine to the Early Islamic Period
December 2
Ancient Studies, Middle East Studies, Religious Studies

Thinking, Recording and Writing History in the Ancient World
December 12-14
Ancient Studies

Emancipated Memories: Uncovering the Hidden Faces of Slavery
Art exhibition
February 5 - March 20
John Nicholas Brown Center

The Anthropological Argument: The Rediscovery of Ancient Skepticism in Modern Thought

February 6
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Being There: Personal Engagement in Academic Research
Panel Discussion
February 10
Royce Fellowships

Subjects & Objects, Words & Things
March 5
2009 Graduate Student Lecture (English Department)

Women in the Archives
March 5-7
Women Writers Project and Sarah Doyle Women's Center

Immigrant Paradox
March 6-7
The Center for the Study of Human Development, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Education Department

Violence and Civilization
March 6-8
Archaeology and the Ancient World

Human Beauty and the Nature of Art in Modernity: from the Art Galleries to the Operating Theaters and Back
Lecture by Sander Gilman
March 11
Rhode Island School of Design, Chace Center

Workshop on Psychoanalysis and Visual Culture
An informal conversation with Sander Gilman
RISD, Ewing House
March 12

Gender, Modern China, and the Transnational Humanities

March 13
Pembroke Center, East Asian Studies, Africana Studies and International Affairs

Post-Colonial Melancholia
March 13-14
Comparative Literature

Theatricality and Performance
March 13-14
German Studies and Music

The Last Performance
Performance Collective
March 14
Literary Arts

Gay Pride Month
Month of April
Various dates and locations
Student activities

Cultured Jews: The Art and Science of Jewish Ethnography
April 5-7
Judaic Studies

The Bishop, the Pirate, and the Black Slave: Cuba's Renaissance Epic
Lecture by Peter Hulme
April 6
Hispanic Studies

¡Mi Gente! Pa'lante y Pa'ya: Moving Forward as a United People
Puerto Rican Cultural Week
April 6-9
Student activities

Students Under Occupation
Photography exhibit
April 10-17
Right to Education Photography Project

The Palestinian Arabs in Israel
Lecture by Muhsin Yusuf
April 15
Middle East Studies

Audible Montage or, Eurydice's Footfall
April 15
Theatre, Speech and Dance

The Kingdom of Kongo, the Kingdom of Angola, and the Thirty Years' War: African Diplomacy and Portuguese Politics in the Struggle for the Atlantic, 1620-48
April 15
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Art Goes Public: Memorials and Interventions

April 16
John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage

Scandinavian Music with Sven Ahlbäck

Lectures and workshop
April 16-18
Music Department

Tension in Society and Scholarship
Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
April 17
History Department

International Writers Project: There Will Still Be Light: A Freedom to Write Literary Festival

Art exhibit
April 20-23
Literary Arts

Thinking About Food in a Globalized Century

Conference Keynote
April 23
Center for Race and Ethnicity and Johnson & Wales University