2021 Conference

Past Futures: Thinking in Crisis

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
October 14-16, 2021

Final Conference Program

Conference Resources


(1) Membership in the Charles Brockden Brown Society is required of all who are presenting,* whether in person or remotely. It is a separate transaction from the conference registration below. You can join or renew your membership here.

(2) To register for the conference, please use the PayPal options below. You will have to perform separate transactions for registration and the conference dinner (be careful to select each option only ONCE to avoid double billing).

Registration options (all amounts in USD)

PayPal – The safer, easier way to pay online! If you prefer to pay for your registration and/or dinner with a check, then please write a check for the appropriate amount to Charles Brockden Brown Society, download and fill out the Registration Form, and mail to:

Karen Weyler
Department of English
3143 MHRA Building, UNC-Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27412


The conference will take place at the Petteruti Lounge at Brown University, 75 Waterman Street, Providence.

Rooms have been reserved at the conference rate of $149/night (Wed/Thurs) and $189/night (Fri/Sat) at the downtown Providence Courtyard by Marriott, 32 Exchange Terrace.

Please book as soon as possible, as we have a limited number of secured reservations. You may use this form to make your reservations: Hotel Reservation Form


As in years past, The Charles Brockden Brown Society will host a conference dinner on Saturday (October 16th). This year we will be dining at a local restaurant.  Cost of dinner will be $30 and will include the meal, tax, and top. Please make reservations on the Conference Registration form.