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Upcoming Fall Grants Deadline

Upcoming Fall Grants Deadline

Don’t forget! Our Fall Grants Deadline for 2014 is November 5th! Be sure to check the Fall Cycle link on our Grants and Fellowships page to learn how you can qualify!

Robert A. Ferguson Lecture

Robert A. Ferguson Lecture

Join us for the Robert A. Ferguson Lecture: “The  American Prison: Cruel, But Not Unusual Punishment. Click on the English Department’s Event’s Calendar for more info!                                                           […]

Linking Humanities to Careers

Linking Humanities to Careers

Tell your students and join us for two events Workshop: “Maximizing Networking Opportunities”  Gear up for our “Linking Humanities to Careers” Panel with this workshop, specifically designed to fill you in on the ins and outs of networking. Once you attend this workshop, you’ll have the skills and confidence to make the most of this […]

Storytelling with Maps- A New Interactive Tool!

Storytelling with Maps- A New Interactive Tool!

Have you heard of a new tool called Fabula? It lets anyone easily create stories and narratives on an interactive map. You can add pictures, videos, events, draw animations, and do a host of other things. Here’s a quick demo of what your story could look like, that only took 15 minutes to put together:  […]

Drop in Lunch!

Drop in Lunch!

Tired of eating lunch alone at your desk? Learn how to break the cycle!


RICH Grants Workshop at URI

Anyone in the community is welcome to attend! Please click here to register.


Celebrating 20 Years of the URI Center for the Humanities: See the photos!

Photos from the URI Center for the Humanities 20 Year Anniversary Celebration can now be viewed online. To check out photos from the student-run photo booth at the event, please click here.


An Emerging Canon? Mapping a Field through Database Visualization

The Center for Digital Scholarship and the Brown University Library present An Emerging Canon? Mapping a Field through Database Visualization, a talk hosted by Professor Scott Rettberg of the University of Bergen, Norway. This event will be hosted in the Rock Conference Room at the Rockefeller Library in Providence on Thursday, May 1 at noon. The […]

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Boarding Out: Professor David Faflik discusses his new book

As a part of the 2013-2014 English Department Faculty Speaker Series, Professor David Faflik will discuss his recent book, Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860 (Northwestern University Press, 2012) at a talk on Wednesday, April 23 at 5:00pm in Swan 154, the Hoffmann Room. Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860 identifies the […]

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I am Jack’s Revolution: Fight Club and Hacker Culture

The first rule of fight club is you don’t talk about fight club. The first rule of the internet is you don’t talk about /b/. Coincidence? Hardly. Come learn more as Professor Naomi Mandel shows how the cult film Fight Club has been enlisted by hackers for a range of revolutionary movements, from antisec activism […]

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