2012 Events

Jonah Siegel, Rutgers University

Date/Time: Thursday, December 06, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street, 3rd floor

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

Close Encounters: Soundscapes from Late Jazz

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 04, 2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A masterclass featuring pianist and composer VIJAY IYER and hip hop artist MIKE LADD

Close Encounters: Millennial Poetics from the Neo Garde

Date/Time: Monday, December 03, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A roundtable symposium on newness in American poetry and expressive culture featuring poets Kevin Young, Evie Shockley, and Terrance Hayes

Andrew Losowsky, journalist, editor, and public artist

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Meeting Room, 80 Brown Street

Appily Ever After:  How digital platforms are affecting real-world experiences and the stories we tell

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

 

Close Encounters: Jazz at the Intersection of Performing and Visual Arts

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street

A masterclass and performance by internationally renowned pianist JASON MORAN and pioneering drummer CHARLES HAYNES

Masterclass:  4:00-5:00 pm
Performance:  7:00-8:00 pm

Michael Stewart, Lecturer in English, Nonfiction Writing Program

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room 106
Event type: Non-Fiction

Digital Nonfiction: Exploring the Possibilities

 

The Literary Voice in Black Brazalian Politics

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Churchill House, 155 Angell Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Co-sponsored event: The Literary Voice in Black Brazalian Politics

Department of Africana Studies

Honor with Justice and the Contemporary Indian Women's Movement

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Wilson Hall, Room 101
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of American Studies

Terror and the Inhuman

Date/Time: Thursday, October 25, 2012 6:30pm - Saturday, October 27, 2012 9:30am
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room, 194 Meeting Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Modern Culture and Media

Thursday, 6:30 pm 
Friday, 9:30 am 
Saturday, 9:30 am

TEDx Brown University 2012

Date/Time: Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Granoff Center

Life, Learning, and Liberal Education

Ruptures and Transgressions

Date/Time: Friday, October 19, 2012 9:00am - Saturday, October 20, 2012 5:25pm
Location: John Hay Library/Rochambeau House
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Hispanic Studies 

Friday, 9:00 am - 6:15 pm - John Hay Library 
Saturday, 9:30 am - 5:25 pm - Rochambeau House

 

Susan Cheever '65, Adjunct Professor in English

Date/Time: Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, Meeting Room, 2nd floor, 80 Brown Street
Event type: Non-Fiction

Biography vs. Memoir: The Dangerous Liaison

(Book signing to follow)

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

Defiant Acts: Questioning Authority in the History of Art and Architecture

Date/Time: Friday, October 12, 2012 5:30pm - Saturday, October 13, 2012 10:00am
Location: List Art Center, Room 120, 64 College Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of History of Art and Architecture

Friday, 5:30 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am

Music Between Nation and Form: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and the Boundaries of Italianita

Date/Time: Friday, September 28, 2012 4:30pm - Saturday, September 29, 2012 4:30pm
Location: Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Italian Studies

Friday-Saturday, 
September 28-29, 2012 
4:30 pm

Renaissance Symposium: Writing Sex and Other Matters, with Jonathan Goldberg

Date/Time: Friday, September 21, 2012 3:00pm - Saturday, September 22, 2012 6:00pm
Location: Annmary Brown Memorial, 21 Brown Street
Event type: Co-sponsored

Department of Comparative Literature 

Friday-Saturday, 
September 21-22, 2012
3:00 pm

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2011-12

Date/Time: Monday, May 07, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium, 154 Angell Street
Event type: Non-Fiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Writing Program

 Pico Iyer
Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture
Writing--and Rewriting--Our New Global Swirl

Andre Dubus, III, 'Townie': A Memoir

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street

This event is made possible by the Center for Race and Ethnicity. Co-sponsored by the Shane Family Program Fund and the Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English.

The Roger B. Henkle Memorial Lecture

Date/Time: Monday, April 09, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor

Mark Hansen, Duke University
"Recorded Future?: Temporal Analytics and 21st Century Media"

What Can I Do With a Degree in English? -- Alumni Perspectives on Life After Brown

Date/Time: Monday, April 09, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 70 Brown Street, Room 315

Panel discussion by English concentration alumni, followed by a light luncheon. 
Visit our alumni survey to read many English alumni stories about career paths in fields as diverse as business, education, entertainment, information technology, journalism, law, medicine, and publishing. This Brown Degree Days event is sponsored by the English Department, the Shane Family Program, and the Dean of the College.

The Axial Age of Poetry

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown Street

Lecture Canceled
Christopher Nealon, The Johns Hopkins University

Samson Uncircumcised

Date/Time: Monday, March 05, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor

Jonathan Goldberg, Emory University

Great Brown Nonfiction Writers' Lecture Series 2011-12

Date/Time: Monday, February 13, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Brown/RISD Hillel, 80 Brown Street, 2nd floor
Event type: Non-Fiction

Series Organizer: Elizabeth Taylor, Senior Lecturer, Nonfiction Writing Program

David Rohde ’90 (Investigative Journalism) 
The Art of Reporting:  From investigative stories to columns, the irreplaceable value of 'ground truth.' 

Talk: "You've Become So... American": The Post-9/11 Turn in African American Literature

Date/Time: Monday, February 06, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Erica Edwards, Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside 

Talk: the Law Is Your Mother: Animal Metaphor and Reproduction in Law and the Literary Imagination of Zora Neale Hurston

Date/Time: Monday, January 30, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Zakiyyah Jackson, University of California, Berkeley

Talk: Visualizing in Black Print: The Brookly Correspondence of William J. Wilson AKA 'Ethiop'

Date/Time: Monday, January 23, 2012 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Barker Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Radiclani Clytus, Assistant Professor of English at Tufts University