Thursday, April 14

Yellow Ticket

CREATIVITY IN PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE
Time 12:30 p.m.
Location Women’s Studies Research Center
Description Panelists: faculty members Andreas Teuber (PHIL), a former actor and theater director; and Jordan Pollack (COSI), who uses artificial intelligence to understand creativity; with guest Elizabeth Rosenzweig, a usability expert trained as a fine arts photographer. Shula Reinharz (SOC), moderator.

CANCELLED: ARTIST TALK: HOWARDENA PINDELL
Time 1 p.m.
Location Rose Art Museum
Description Painter and mixed media artist, curator and educator Howardena Pindell will participate in a discussion with professors Peter Kalb and Susan Lichtman (Fine Arts). 

A CAST OF COLORS! VISUALIZING AND PERFORMING ORAL HISTORIES ABOUT ENCOUNTERS WITH DIFFERENCES 
Time 2:30-5 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room
Description

Join the CAST Cast -- declared CAST minors in Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation and students taking the course "Introduction to Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation"-- as they share artistic interpretations of stories about people different from themselves. Witness new works by Marcelo Brociner '19, LaShawn Simmons '19, Bronte Velez '16 and others.

Learn about this exciting new minor and be delighted by whimsical caricatures, elaborate architectural models, live performances of music and dance, and more! Learn about study abroad opportunities related to CAST. Course TA Jenn Largaespada '16 will answer questions about the minor.

THE YELLOW TICKET
Time 5 p.m.
Location Wasserman Cinematheque, Sachar International Center
Description "The Yellow Ticket" (1918) tells the story of a young Jewish woman from a Polish shtetl who leads a double life in a brothel while studying medicine. The film includes precious footage of the former Jewish quarter of Warsaw. Directed by Victor Janson and Eugen Illes, starring Pola Negri. With live music composed and performed by Alicia Svigals and Marilyn Lerner. Sponsored by the Film, Television and Interactive Media Program, the Mandel Center for the Humanities and the Department of Music.

A WOMYN CONJURED
Time 5 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room
Description This multidimensional one-womyn show shares the experiences of Queen White ‘16 in an experimental living space that channels the voices of ancestor, community and future. Come witness some conjure.

BRANDEIS EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE
Time 7 p.m.
Location Bethlehem Chapel
Description “So Far from Home: Pilgrims, Exiles, and Wanderers.” The Brandeis Early Music Ensemble performs songs of religious journeys, banishment, and leave-taking. Today, when migration and dispossession are a part of our daily news, these 500-year-old songs of longing for a homeland resonate keenly. Sarah Mead, director.