Upcoming Events



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       

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

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

Spring 2014 Meet The Majors

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

"And Still The Youth Are Coming"

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

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