Topic: Events

Science & Research

Lecture explores healing power of music, medicine

February 12, 2015 0 comments

In the arts, we are all learners,” said Lisa Wong, author of “Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine.”

Speakers clash on nation’s role in Middle East

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Speakers clash on nation’s role in Middle East

October 23, 2013 21 comments

The panelists offered differing views on the effectiveness of political intervention in the region.

Arts & Culture

Cixous explores the metaphysical

September 27, 2013 0 comments

Algerian-born writer argues writing is a way to confront the inevitability of death.

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Harvard economist maps future for India’s development

September 20, 2013 2 comments

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen advocated improvements in Indian education and health.

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Famous schizophrenic patient reevaluated

February 8, 2013 0 comments

Schreber’s account of his own schizophrenia continues to be a source of psychoanalytic study.

Arts & Culture

Multimedia series transcends language

October 12, 2012 0 comments

  Four artists from two different countries transcended language by using digital media, sound and their voices to convey meaning Wednesday. Part of the Contemporary Writers Reading Series, sponsored by the literary arts department, the show used sound poetry, digital literature and performance to engage the audience and encourage them to question their approach to language. 

Arts & Culture

Play explores life of Caravaggio

October 12, 2012 0 comments

  Students and faculty were invited to a free production of “Love in the Seventh Kingdom of Wrath” performed in the Leeds Theater Oct. 7. Written and directed by Kenneth Prestininzi, associate chair of playwriting at the Yale School of Drama, the play tells the story of painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio’s life. The work was produced by the newly formed theater company FRANK, which includes several alums.

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Unconventional Buddhist makes meditation relatable

March 5, 2012 0 comments

Dressed in a suit and purple tie, atypical Buddhist practitioner and teacher Lodro Rinzler came to Winnick Chapel at Brown/RISD Hillel Thursday evening as part of a 24-city tour for his new book, “The Buddha Walks Into a Bar: A Guide to Life for a New Generation.”

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Festival spotlights malnutrition in Mali

March 5, 2012 0 comments

The guttural thump of drums was accompanied by bodies moving with graceful ferocity this past weekend at Brown’s third annual Rhythm of Change initiative, which aims to address social change in Africa and the

Arts & Culture

Production revels in silence

March 2, 2012 0 comments

With “The Artist” scooping an Academy Award for Best Picture Sunday, silent entertainment is all the rage in American performance art these days. “Guests,” Production Workshop’s newest production, follows that trend. The show, described as a “devised movement piece” designed through collaboration between the performers and director, runs from March 2 through March 5 at T.F. Green Hall.