Program in Early Cultures


The faculty involved in Early Cultures number more than forty, and graduate students in the relevant units number more than sixty. We have a vibrant, dynamic and productive community, well supported by Brown’s excellent libraries and collections.

Recent Faculty Awards

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Congratulations to two of our PEC community who received Richard B. Salomon Research Awards for 2021:

Alani Hicks-Bartlett (Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and French Studies), for her project," 'Soutenez moi, li max d'amours m'ocit' [Sustain me, for lovesickness is killing me]: A Translation and Critical Edition of Li Romanz de la poire".

Jeffrey Moser (Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture), for his project, "Moral Depths: Making Antiquity in a Medieval Chinese Cemetery."