Lunch & Learn Spring 2011

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Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

2/22

Lisa Hughes

Channel 4 News Anchor

2/23

John Wardle, Professor of Astrophysics, Brandeis

Exoplanets and the Hunt for New Earths

2/24

Meg Muckenhaupt

Author

Boston's Gardens and Green Spaces

3/1

Marek Lesniewski-Laas
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland

Polish-Israeli Relations, 1989-2011

3/2

Jeb Sharp, Radio journalist with NPR/BBC "The World"

 

Telling Global Stories in Sound

3/3

Larry Climo, Author

 

Psychiatrist on the Road: Encounters in Healing and Healthcare

3/8

Melinda Lopez

Playwright (Sonia Flew)  and Actress

From Page to Stage

3/9

Open Forum

3/10

Daniel Palmer

Author of thriller novels

Crafting a Suspense Novel: A to Z

3/15

Juergen Bludau

Chief of Clinical Geriatric Services at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Author

 Aging But Never Old

3/16

Mustapha Abdulai and Mohammed Dawuda, Kamolakhon Rakhmanova, Brandeis SID Graduate Students from Ghana and Uzbekistan

Our Stories: Who are We?  Where are We Going?

3/17

Kathleen Lawrence Ph.D.

English Department Faculty, George Washington U., spouse of Brandeis president

 Unlocking the Secrets of the Past: My Life as a Literary Archivist

 

3/22

David E. Matz

Prof. Conflict Resolution, UMass/Boston; Partner, The Mediation Group; member of Board, J Street

Why is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict so Hard to resolve?

3/23

Richard Ortner

President

Boston Conservatory of Music

 

 

 

Pilgrim's Progress

3/24

Shula Reinharz

Professor of Sociology,

Director Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis

 

Research, Art and Activism at WSRC

3/29

Arthur Finstein

Theater Music Director, Educator

 

 

Reflections from the Orchestra Pit

3/30

Michael Coogan
Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, Director of Publications, Harvard Semitic Museum, Author

 

David and Bathsheba Reviewed

3/31

Charles Chester Ph.D.

Lecturer, Environmental Studies, Heller School, Fletcher School

International Implications of Climate Change

4/5

Barry Bluestone, Dean, School of Social Science, Urban Affairs & Public Policy, Northeastern

After the Recovery: Help Needed

4/6

Bud Elliot, Richard Glantz, and Arthur Sharenow

 

 

Personal Favorites from our Own Photography Portfolios

4/7

Jose Mateo

Director & Choreographer

Jose Mateo Ballet Company

Dancing for World Community

 

4/12

Katherine French

Director

Danforth Museum

Danforth Museum of Art: A Museum in Transition

4/13

David Chura, Author of

 

I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup

4/14

Susan Davenny Wyner, Conductor & singers, Boston Midsummer Opera

Liberated Opera Heroines of the Late 18th  & Early 19th Century

4/26

Ted Feldman,  Mikhail Kats, Harvard Graduate Students, Science in the News

The Laser Turns 50: A Brief History and New Frontiers

4/27

Wesley Morris

Film Critic

Boston Globe

4/28

Gregory Petsko, Prof. Biochemistry,  Brandeis,

Bruce Magid, Dean, Brandeis International Business School

New Worlds to Create, Challenges of the Future

5/3

Scene-iors

BOLLI Drama Group will present a play

 

5/4

Lexington Symphony

Chamber Players

 

Music for Oboe and Strings, works by Mozart and Britten

5/5

Jodi Sufrin, Matt Stearns , Cantor, Music Educator

Funny, It  Doesn't Sound Jewish:The ‘Jewish' Origins of Many of our Beloved American Popular Songs

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

2/22

Lisa Hughes

Channel 5 News Anchor

2/23

John Wardle, Professor of Astrophysics, Brandeis

Exoplanets and the Hunt for New Earths

2/24

Meg Muckenhaupt

Author,

Boston's Gardens and Green Spaces

3/1

Marek Lesniewski-Laas
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland

Polish-Israeli Relations, 1989-2011

3/2

Jeb Sharp,Radio journalist with NPR/BBC "The World"

 

Telling Global Stories in Sound

3/3

Larry Climo, Author

 

Psychiatrist on the Road: Encounters in Healing and Healthcare

3/8

Melinda Lopez

Playwright (Sonia Flew)  and Actress

From Page to Stage

3/9

Open Forum

3/10

Daniel Palmer

Author of thriller novels

Crafting a Suspense Novel: A to Z

3/15

Juergen Bludau

Chief of Clinical Geriatric Services at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Author

 

Aging But Never Old

3/16

Mustapha Abdulai and Mohammed Dawuda, Kamola Rakhmanola, Brandeis SID Graduate Students from Ghana and Uzbekistan

Our Stories: Who are We?  Where are We Going?

3/17

Kathleen Lawrence Ph.D.

English Department Faculty, George Washington U., spouse of Brandeis president

 

 

My Adventures in Research

3/22

David E. Matz

Prof. Conflict Resolution, UMass/Boston; Partner, The Mediation Group; member of Board, J Street

Why is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict so Hard to resolve?

3/23

Richard Ortner

President

Boston Conservatory of Music

 Conservatory Training in the Brave New World:  performing arts across the digital divide 

 

 

Pilgrim's Progress

3/24

Shula Reinharz

Professor of Sociology,

Director Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis

 

Research, Art and Activism at WSRC

3/29

Arthur Finstein

Theater Music Director, Educator

 

 

Reflections from the Orchestra Pit

3/30

Michael Coogan
Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, Director of Publications, Harvard Semitic Museum, Author

 

David and Bathsheba Reviewed

3/31

Charles Chester Ph.D.

Lecturer, Environmental Studies, Heller School, Fletcher School

International Implications of Climate Change

4/5

Barry Bluestone, Dean, School of Social Science, Urban Affairs & Public Policy, Northeastern

After the Recovery: Help Needed

4/6

Bud Elliot, Richard Glantz, and Arthur Sharenow

 

 

Personal Favorites from our Own Photography Portfolios

4/7

Jose Mateo

Director & Choreographer

Jose Mateo Ballet Company

Dancing for World Community

 

4/12

Katherine French

Director

Danforth Museum

Danforth Museum of Art: A Museum in Transition

4/13

David Chura, Author of

 

I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup

4/14

Susan Davenny Wyner, Conductor & singers, Boston Midsummer Opera

Liberated Opera Heroines of the Late 18th  & Early 19th Century

4/26

Ted Feldman,  Mikhail Kats, Harvard Graduate Students from Science in the News

The Laser Turns 50: A Brief History and New Frontiers

4/27

Wesley Morris

Film Critic

Boston Globe

4/28

Gregory Petsko, Prof. Biochemistry,  Brandeis,

Bruce Magid, Dean, Brandeis International Business School

New Worlds to Create, Challenges of the Future

5/3

Scene-iors

BOLLI Drama Group will present a play

 

5/4

Lexington Symphony

Chamber Players

 

Music for Oboe and Strings, works by Mozart and Britten

5/5

Cantor Jodi Sufrin and Matt Sterns, Music Educator

Funny, It  Doesn't Sound Jewish:The ‘Jewish' Origins of Many of our Beloved American Popular Songs