Results for "Brown Channel"


  • Lecture by Ewen Bowie (Oxford): "Masters, Slaves, Animals and Freedom: A Mytilenean Perspective"

    When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where: Rhode Island Hall, Room 108 60 George Street Description: Ewen Bowie was Praelector in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, from 1965 to 2007, and successively University Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Classical Languages and L...

    Tags: Brown Channel, A Mytilenean Perspective

    December 11, 2013

  • In God We Trust: Religion and Public Life Speakers: Jose Casanova and Mark Lilla What is the role of religion in public life, particularly in pluralistic, democratic societies? Should religion and politics be separated? What role should government have in regulating religion? ...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Religion and Public Life

    December 11, 2013

  • Building America: Who should Control Urban Growth? Speakers: James Howard Kunstler and Randal O'Toole How should our cities grow? Who should control development: planners or markets? If there is any one distinguishing physical feature of the North American metropolis it is the sprawl ...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Urban Growth

    December 11, 2013

  • Access and Authority: Is the Internet a Democratizing Technology?

    Courtesy of the Political Theory Project: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Speakers: Evgeny Morozov and Clay Shirky The Internet has facilitated the spread of democracy, enabling billions to access and disseminate more info...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Internet Democratizing Technology

    December 11, 2013

  • What's Ahead for Magazines and Newspapers? This Brown Alumni Magazine Commencement forum features four Brown alumni prominent in newspapers and magazines discussing the future of their industry. Are we witnessing the end of print or the beginning of new kinds of digital publications? How will magazines...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Future of Newspapers and Magazines

    December 11, 2013

  • Does Race Matter? Minority Groups and Political Representation

    Sponsored by the Political Theory Project at Brown University Does Race Matter? Minority Groups and Political Representation with Lani Guinier & Jim Sleeper In her now-infamous speech to the University of California, Berkeley School of ...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Race

    December 11, 2013

  • Children At Play: An American History

    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( ) Professor Howard Chudacoffs remarks to the Brown Club of Oregon on March 27, 2008. Chudacoff traces the history of how children have played and raises questions about how much freedom children have had, and should have, in the...

    Tags: Brown Channel, How Children Play

    December 11, 2013

  • The Quantum Mechanics of Global Warming with Dr. Brad Marston

    Courtesy of the Brown Alumni Association ( ) Dr. Brad Marston discusses the quantum mechanics of global warming with the Brown Club of Central New Jersey on March 7, 2009.

    Tags: Brown Channel, Global Warming

    December 11, 2013

  • Dr. Justin Lin: China's Economic Rise and the Global Economy

    China's Economic Rise and the Global Economy was a panel discussion with Professor Dwight Perkins (Harvard), Professor Barry Naughton (University of California San Diego), Dr. Justin Lin, Chief Economist at The World Bank. For more information please visit:

    Tags: Brown Channel, China's Economic Rise, Global Economy

    December 11, 2013

  • Coming Through Crisis: A New Economic Model Emerges in Latin America

    Presented by the Watson Institute for International Studies "Coming Through Crisis: A New Economic Model Emerges in Latin America," with Ricardo Lagos Escobar, University Professor at Large and former President of Chile. As university professor at large, Lagos spends several weeks in residence ...

    Tags: Brown Channel, Economic Models in Latin America

    December 11, 2013

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