Event Archive 2010-2011

Monday,
October 18, 2010, 6:00 p.m.

Nonfiction Writing Program: Reading With Your Eyes Closed: Audiences, Stories and Where They Come Together

Andrew Losowsky, journalist, editor, and public artist

John Nicholas Brown Center Library, 357 Benefit Street

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English. Co-sponsored by the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage.


Thursday,
November 4, 2010, 5:00 p.m.

Queer Philologies: Editing Sex and Race in Othello

Jeffrey Masten, Northwestern University

Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Wetmore Fund for Literature.

Thursday,
November 4, 2010, 4:00 p.m.

Nonfiction Writing Program: Making Public Radio More Public

Jake Shapiro, Executive Director, Public Radio Exchange

Salomon 203, Main Green

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.

November 12-13, 2010

Colloquium: Romanticism and the Question of Community 

This colloquium is organized and hosted by the Cogut Center for the Humanities in collaboration with the Departments of Comparative Literature, English, and German Studies. Pembroke Hall 305, 172 Meeting Street. 


Wednesday,
November 17, 2010, 5:30 p.m.

Graduate Student Lecture

Rita Felski, University of Virginia
"Context Stinks!" 

Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street

Sponsored by the Department of English and the Zucker Family Fund. Co-sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature, Modern Culture & Media and the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Media and Culture, and Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, the Cogut Center for the Humanities, the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, the Sarah Doyle Women's Center, the Graduate Student Council, and Gender and Sexuality Studies.


Monday,
November 22, 2010, 6:30 p.m.

Nonfiction Writing Program: The Past Is Not Dead. It Isn't Even Past: The Power of Creative Nonfiction

Marion Winik, '78, lecturer

Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.

Thursday,
February 3, 2011
6:00 p.m.

Ariel Sabar, '93

Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.


Monday,
February 7, 2011
5:30 p.m.

Talk: "Milton's Stub, Crashaw's Paps"

Richard Rambuss, Professor of English and Chair at Emory University

Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.


Monday,
February 14, 2011
5:30 p.m.

Talk: "Devotion and Defacement: Children Writing in Books, Medieval to Modern"

Seth Lerer, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Distinguished Professor of Literature at the University of California, San Diego 

Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.


Monday,
February 28, 2011
6:30 p.m.

Nonfiction Writing Program: Science Writers' Panel

Brown Degree Days

Rachel Aviv, '04
Molly Birnbaum, '05
Casey Schwartz, '04

Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English. Co-sponsored by the Dean of the College, Committee on Science and Technology Studies, and the Public Health Program.

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Friday,
April 8, 2011
6:30 p.m.

Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture Speaker: Curt Ellis

Film documentarian on environmental economic issues

Stuart Theatre, Waterman St.


Friday,
April 15, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Symposium: Reading Race Today

Speakers:

  • Kenneth Warren, The University of Chicago
  • Bryan Wagner, University of California, Berkeley
  • Alexander Weheliye, Northwestern University
  • Madhu Dubey, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Karla Holloway, Duke University
  • Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
  • Tavia Nyong'o, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
  • Nicole Fleetwood, Rutgers University 
  • Ifeoma Nwankwo, Vanderbilt University 
  • Symposium Organizer: Rolland Murray, Associate Professor of English, Brown University

Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor