Topic: In Conversation

Chris Duffy ’09 returned to campus this weekend to live-tape a podcast for his show, “You’re the Expert,” which pits comedians against researchers. The  Thanksgiving-themed episode featured Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Tom Roberts, who studies turkeys running on treadmills.

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In conversation: Chris Duffy ’09

November 18, 2014 0 comments

‘The sheer amount of characters on campus is unbelievable’

Playwright Donald Margulies, whose play  “The  Country House” is currently on Broadway, had an unexpected path to his prolific body of work.

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In conversation: Donald Margulies

October 31, 2014 0 comments

Margulies sat down with The Herald to talk about his love-hate relationship with Hollywood and Jason Segel’s upcoming role as David Foster Wallace.

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In conversation: George R.R. Martin

October 24, 2014 1 comment

Martin spoke with The Herald about his growth as a writer, his inspirations, the influence “Game of Thrones” has had and his beloved New York Jets.

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In conversation: Duval-Carrié: ‘It’s like building a hero’

October 7, 2014 0 comments

The work of Edouard Duval-Carrié, artist-in-residence at the John Carter Brown Library, attempts to rebuild the lost narratives of history.

David Poritz’s ’12 project, Equitable Origin, which he started while at Brown, was in this year’s First Readings selection for incoming first-years.

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In Conversation: David Poritz ’12

October 6, 2014 0 comments

David Poritz ’12, a Rhodes Scholar who founded Equitable Origin in 2009 visited campus last week for a series of events about “Oil and Water.”

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Areikat: ‘Still committed to a two-state solution’

October 2, 2014 0 comments

Maen Areikat, chief representative of the PLO’s delegation to the United States, discussed the need for a two-state solution.

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Wole Soyinka: ‘I have not merely reflected but anticipated’

October 1, 2014 0 comments

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka recently spoke with The Herald about the distinctions between progress and tradition, change and stability.

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In conversation: ‘Poems come to me in the form of a world’

September 19, 2014 0 comments

Pilar Fraile Amador’s poetry, widely published in her native Spain, uses words to create and explore surreal spheres of personal and political identity.

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Deresiewicz in conversation: ‘Learning is something you pursue regardless of where it’s leading you’

September 16, 2014 0 comments

William Deresiewicz visited Brown to promote his new book, “Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life.”

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Collaborative exhibit reexamines Guantanamo Bay’s history

September 12, 2014 0 comments

Since its foundation in 2009, the Guantanamo Public Memory Project has promoted discussion about the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.