Hong Kong-Providence Summer Institute Launched

Posted by Ian on Jul 15, 2011 in news

Developed jointly by faculty of CUHK and Brown University, this course provides an opportunity for students to compare cultural heritage preservation strategies in two very different areas. In Hong Kong, students will explore historical development of Hong Kong as exemplified by, for example, cultural heritage, the conflict and negotiation of economic and political interests in […]

Sara Marcus speaks at Brown University

Posted by Ian on Apr 13, 2011 in news

This evening Sara Marcus, author of Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot GRRRL Revolution, spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University. Oganized by Betsey Biggs and myself, the event drew students from across both Brown and RISD as well as throughout Providence. Sara will be giving […]

John Schofield Lecture at John Nicholas Brown Center, Brown University

Posted by Ian on Apr 6, 2011 in news

I hosted John Schofield from University of York at Brown University recently, and he gave a wonderfully engaging and inspiring talk about new directions for socially engaged heritage and archaeological work. Embrace the Margins: Adventures in the Archaeology of Contemporary Homelessness John Schofield, University of York, Department of Archaeology 2pm, April 5, 2011 John Nicholas […]