Digital Learning & Design

Local Virtual Community Conversations

As communities globally continue to self-isolate to slow the spread of COVID-19, universities and cultural institutions continue to host lectures and workshops. Here we highlight lectures, workshops, and community conversations freely available to Brown University community members.

PPL Adaptive practices

  • Providence Public Library's Adaptive Practices: Six Artists Redefine Isolation and Distraction is an interactive project presented by locally based artists examining topics of anxiety and uncertainty, especially as related to the current health and socioeconomic environments. Registration is required.
  • The Public Humanities department will host several virtual lunch talk lectures given by humanities practitioners in cultural institutions. Passwords to access lunch talks can be found on the website.
  • Brown University‚Äôs Computer Science department will host virtual thesis defenses and talks from computer science professors from different universities. More information about presentation topics are listed on the department website.
  • The Graduate Student Council hosts regular yoga/meditation and HIIT exercise classes. Join the GSC listserv for more information, including links to access classes on Zoom.