Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

CLACS Receives Sawyer Seminar Funding

October 10, 2017

Brown University has received a $225,000 award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures, organized by CLACS.

The initiative, titled “Race and Indigeneity in the Americas,” will take place over the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Programming will include three one-day workshops, eight monthly seminars, musical performances, and art exhibits. The funding also will allow CLACS to hire one post-doctoral fellow and two graduate students. 

For more complete information, check out the Watson Explore piece here: http://watson.brown.edu/news/explore/2017/CLACSaward.