Associated Events

9th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 

"For the Love of A Dream!”
Hosted by Professor Chad Williams, (Chair, African and Afro-American Studies)
Monday, January 20, 2014
6:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm), Shapiro Campus Center Theater

MCH Close Looking Series

Al Loving, Self Portrait #23, ca. 1973
Featuring Professors Faith Smith (AAAS & English) and Susan Lichtman (Fine Arts)
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
3:30pm, Outer Lee Gallery, Rose Art Museum

MCH Faculty Lunch Symposia: 
"World War I in the Historical Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois."

Professor Chad Williams, Chair, African and Afro-American Studies
Thursday, November 21, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Mandel Reading Room (MCH 303)

Glitter Award Talk

Featuring Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park
Tuesday, October 29. 2013
2:00 pm, Rapaporte Treasure Hall

2013 - 2014 Events

SPRING 2014 

Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America

Featuring Keynote Speaker Congressman John Lewis (D-GA),
Monday, June 10, 2014 - Wednesday, June 12, 2014

The Hip Hop Wars

Featuring Dr. Tricia Rose, Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Brown University
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
4:30 - 6:00pm. Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

Beyond Conflict: The Global Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Conference Room 328, Mandel Center for the Humanities

Roelf Meyer, Former Minister of Constitutional Affairs and former Chief Negotiator in the talks to end Apartheid
José María Argueta, Ambassador to the Organization of American States, Guatemala and former National Security Advisor
Timothy Phillips, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Beyond Conflict 
Chad Williams, Moderator, Associate Professor and Chair Department of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis University 

"And Still The Youth Are Coming"

Professor Emmanuel Asiedu-Acquah
Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Noon - 1:00pm, Alumni Lounge, Usdan Student Center

Spring 2014 Meet The Majors

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
4:00 pm, Mandel Center 2nd Floor Foyer

Annual Ruth First Memorial Lecture & Deis Impact Keynote Address

"Africa Rising: The Mandela Legacy & the Next Generation of African Leadership"
Featuring Kweku Mandela-Amuah and Ndaba Mandela
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm. Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center

FALL 2013

Viewing of 12 Years a Slave

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
7:00 pm, Embassy Cinema, Waltham (6:30 pm Spingold departure)

"In the Shadow of Slavery: Rape and Mutiny at Fort Jackson, LA"
Featuring Crystal Feimster, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and American Studies, Yale University 
Thursday, November 7, 2013
5:00 pm, Mandel Auditorium (G03)

"Trayvon Martin and So Many More: Racial InnocenceToday"

Featuring Robin Bernstein, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
4:00 pm, Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Meet The Majors

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
5:00 pm, Mandel Center Atrium

Jack Whitten: Painting, Politics, Technology Symposium

Saturday, October 5, 2013
2:00 – 5:00pm, Admissions Presentation Room and Fineberg Gallery

Jack Whitten, Artist
Katy Siegel, Curator, Rose Art Museum and Hunter College
Michelle Kuo, Editor, Artforum
Mingus Mapps, Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and Politics, Brandeis
Mark Bradford, Artist
Howard Singerman, Professor of Art History, University of Virginia

"The March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom: 50th Anniversary"

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
4:00 pm, Intercultural Center