Spring 2008 Lunch & Learn


 

Tuesday

Wednesday

3/04/08

Jehuda Reinharz
President of Brandeis University
The Balfour Declaration 1917:
90 Years Later

3/05/08

Jonathan Wilson
Director of the new Center for Humanities and the Arts at Tufts University and author
"Marc Chagall: A Biography"

3/11/08

Florence Graves
Founding Director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis
The Institute, with a particular focus on the Justice Brandeis Innocence Project.

3/12/08

Gordon Fellman
Professor of Sociology at Brandeis
Be a man! What does that mean these days?

3/18/08

David Housman
Professor of Biology at MIT
Tracking Genes that Control our Health

3/19/08

Scott Edmiston
Director, Brandeis Office of the Arts
We've Got Reality. Who Needs Art?

3/25/08

James Alan Fox
Criminologist and
Professor at Northeastern University
Lessons from the Schoolyard

3/26/08

Jeff Jacoby
Op-ed columnist for The Boston Globe
on a timely topic

4/01/08

Open Forum for Members

4/02/08

Paul Lewis
Author of "Cracking Up: American Humor in a Time of Conflict"
What Stephen Colbert Could Have Taught Don Imus: Recent Eruptions of Controversial Humor in the U.S.

4/08/08

Nadav Tamir
The Consul General of Israel to New England
Israel at 60 –Challenges and Opportunities

4/09/08

Noah Feldman
Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, author and constitutional law scholar
America’s Future in the Middle East

4/15/08

Adam Pachter
Author of the novel "Ash," numerous short stories and editor of both "Fenway Fiction" books
Excerpts from "Fenway Fiction: Short Stories from Red Sox Nation"

4/16/08

Open Forum for Members

4/22/08

Graduate Students
from Harvard "Science in the News"
Nanotechnology

4/23/08

Freddy Frankel
Poet
Reading from his collection of poems: "In a Stone’s Hollow"

4/29/08

Muriel Gillick, M.D.
Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and author
"The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous Fantasies"

4/30/08

Joyce Antler
Brandeis Professor of American Jewish History and Culture
"You Never Call!  You Never Write! A History of the Jewish Mother"

5/06/08

Janet Feld
Nationally known and local folksinger/guitarist/storyteller

5/07/08

Lexington Symphony Chamber Players Concert/Lecture


 

Schedule


 
 Lunch  11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Gathering Place
 Lecture  12:05 to 1:10 p.m.  Napoli Room
 Announcements  1:10 to 1:15 p.m.  Napoli Room