Lunch and Learn Schedule


Fall 2014

All Lunch and Learn presentations take place from 12:30-1:30pm at 60 Turner Street.

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

September 9

The Rev. Walter Cuenin

Catholic Chaplain and Coordinator of the Interfaith Chaplaincy at Brandeis

"Pope Francis and His Relationship with Jews World-Wide”

September 10

John Carroll

Professor of Mass Communication, Boston University; and Media Analyst for NPR's Here and Now

“Money in Politics”

September 11

Doug Most

Deputy Managing Editor for special section/new initiatives at The Boston Globe

“Boston vs. New York: The Race to Build America's First Subway”

September 16

Dr. Suzanne B. Hanser

Chair,Music Therapy Department at Berklee College of Music

“Music Therapy: Finding Inner Harmony”

September 17

Baxter Holmes

Sports writer for The Boston Globe

 “Sports Journalism in the Digital Age”

September 18

Brendan Shea

American Repertory Theatre Coordinator of Education and Community Programs

“Forging Connections Through Live Theater”

September 30

Burton Jaffee

Consultant: Building Energy Solutions Together, Organizer of Seniors Against Climate Change

“The US Government's Response to Climate Change”

October 1

Dale Stanten

Author of memoir "The Hooker's Daughter"

"Rising Above Circumstances" 

October 2

Susanne Simpson

Senior Producer at WGBH

Finding a Masterpiece: How WGBH Chooses Downton Abbey and Other Programs

October 7

Natty Hoffman

Grandchild of two Holocaust survivors from Czechoslovakia

“Breaking the Silence: My Conversations with Children of the Nazis"

October 8

Susan Wornick

WCVB-TV investigative reporter, news anchor, and consumer advocate

“Up Close and Personal with Susan Wornick”

October 9

Jared Bowen

89.7 WGBH's Executive Arts Editor and Host for Arts Open Studio Greater Boston

"Boston's Art Renaissance"

October 14

Sheldon Stern

Former Historian, John F. Kennedy Library and Author

“The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths versus Reality”

October 15

Kenneth Feinberg

Mediation Lawyer and Administrator of One Fund Boston 

"Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges"

October 16

Stuart Altman

The Sol C. Chaikin Professof of National Health Policy in Brandeis' Heller School

“Health Care Reform in Massachusetts and the United States”

October 21

Don Katz

Associate Professor of Psychology, Brandeis University

“What Makes Us Like the Foods That We Like?”

October 22

Sheila Bialek

Ceo of the Sheila Hoffman Bialek Foundation

"Freedom From Tyranny: Lillian Hoffman's Struggles and Triumphs to Save Soviet Jewry"

October 23

Margot Stern Strom

Founder, Executive Director and President of Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation

“Choosing to Participate”

October 28

Hina Hirayama

Associate Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, the Boston Athenaeum

“With Eclat: The Boston Athenæum and the Origin of the Museum of Fine Arts”

October 29

Brenda OCallolai

The Consul General of Ireland

“Lessons from the Peace Process in Northern Ireland”

October 30

Tina Sutton

Fashion, features and arts writer for The Boston Globe and author

“The Making of Markova: Diaghilev's Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon”

November 4

Gerald Peary

Film Critic

 

November 5

Brent Dibner

Dibner Maritime Associates LLC

“Illegal Immigration to Israel”

November 6

Cynthia Cohen

Director, Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts at Brandeis International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life

“Peacebuilding and the Arts at Brandeis and Beyond”

November 11

Judy Foreman

Nationally syndicated medical journalist and author

"A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem"

November 12

Detlev Suderow

Senior Lecturer in the Brandeis University International Business School

“Demographics is Destiny”

November 13

TBD

November 18

Play "Suppressed Desires" by Susan Glaspell, preceded by Sophie Freud reviewing "Psychoanalysis in the early 1900s"

 

November 19

Reserved for Entertainment

 


November 20

Reserved for Entertainment