Lunch & Learn Fall 2008






Dan Wasserman
Syndicated Political Cartoonist
Boston Globe
The Art of Political Cartooning


Susan Dibble, Brandeis Professor of Theater Arts, specialty in Dance; Choreographer, Director of Shakespeare & Co., Lenox, MA
Multi-Media Presentation                       


Enzo Falco, an Italian Jew born in Turin
The making of a documentary about Jews saved by local population in NW Italy during WWII


Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, Resident Scholar, Author, Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children


Alan LeBovidge, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority
A Private Person's View of Working in the Public Environment


Marshall Goldman, Davis Professor of Russian Economics Emeritus, Wellesley College; Sr. Scholar,Davis Center,Harvard
Petrostate: Putin, Power and the Rise of the New Russia


Adil Najam, Member of Nobel-winning scientific panel, IPCC with Al Gore and Director of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future
Insights on Pakistan


Paul Lewis, Professor of English, Boston College; columnist for Tikkun Magazine.
The Enduring Appeal of Edgar Allan Poe on the Occasion of the 200thYear of His Birth


Nichole Argo, Graduate Student,Political Science Department, MIT
Motivations of Suicide Bombers: counter intuitive results


Open Forum for Members


Dennis Mc Fadden, Interim Director, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College The Campus Museum: Resource for Teaching, a Place for Learning


Bruce R. Magid, Ph.D., Dean of the Brandeis International Business School,  Martin and Ahuva Gross Chair in Financial Markets and Institutions
New Era of Globalization


Jill Greenlee, Professor of Politics, Brandeis
Election Reflections


Paul Osterman, Professor of Human Resources and Management Behavioral and Policy Sciences, MIT Sloan School.
Community Organizing For Social Justice


Ilan Troen, Stoll Family Professor in Israel Studies,Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University
Israel at 60: Visions and Realities


Mingus Ulysses Mapps, Assistant Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and Politics, Brandeis
Election Reflections


Anthony Lewis, Pulizer Prize Winner and long time New York Times columnist and reporter about the Supreme Court
Freedom for the Thought We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment...


Hankus Netzky, Vice President of Education at the National Yiddish Book Center Expanding the Rescue-Uncovering Yiddish Culture in Today's Jewish World-The Discovery Project


Barbara Levine and Lucy Joan Sollogub (a.k.a. "Ladies'Triumph"), playing traditional music from aruond the world on Hammered and Appalchian dulcimers


Sara Curry & Friends will entertain you with a program of Pop/Swing/Jazz