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Co-sponsored Initiatives

Academic Year 2009-10

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers Lecture
Lecture series
Fall and spring semesters
English Department

"Writing the Biography of Clarice Lispector: Why This World"
Lecture
November 12
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

"Miniature Worlds"
Exhibition of short films
December 8 - 22
History of Art and Architecture

"Reading, Translating, and Performing Italian Renaissance Literature"
Readings and performance
February 5
Italian Studies

"Kangamba" (2008, 95 min.)
Film screening
March 2
Hispanic Studies and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

"Ethnic Irony: Tawada, De Man and the Poetics of Migrating Borders"
Lecture
March 4
German Studies, East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

"The Biopolitics of Translation in the Poetry of Yoko Tawada"
Workshop
March 5
Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies, German Studies, Literary Arts, and Slavic Languages

"The Cuban Drumbeat: Cuba and Southern Africa, 1975-88"
Lecture
March 11
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies and Comparative Literature

Poetry Workshop and Reading with poet Yoko Tawada
April 5
Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies, German Studies, Literary Arts, and Slavic Languages

"New Ruralism in Post-Urban Modernity "
Conference
April 5
Hispanic Studies

“Beirut Normal”
Lecture
April 5
Kenneth List Endowment, Funds for Internationalizing the Curriculum; Department of History of Art and Architecture; Urban Studies Program

"Music and the Political Economies of Order, Disorder, and Violence”
Lecture
April 7
Music Department

"Cityscapes in Fiction"
Conference
April 10
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

"Equinoxes" - 18th Annual Graduate Conference
Conference
April 16-17
French Studies

"Material and Imagined Bodies" - 5th Annual History Graduate Conference
Conference
April 16-17
History and German Studies

"Alphabet Soles: Language as Ground"
Performance art
April 21
Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

"Palestine in Crisis: What We Can Learn from Gandhi"
Lecture
April 29
Brown Students for Justice in Palestine, Middle East Studies Program, Dean of the College, the Program in Liberal Medical Education Student Senate, and International Affairs

"The Glamour Factor in the Cities of the Arabian Gulf"
Lecture
April 30
Funds for Internationalizing the Curriculum, Department of History of Art and Architecture, and the Urban Studies Program.

"Theoretical Archaeology Group: The Location of Theory"

Conference
April 30 - May 2
Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World