Upcoming Events

How do Race, Ethnicity, and Religion Intersect with Sexual Violence?

How do race, ethnicity, and religion intersect with sexual violence flyer?

Free and open to the public. 

To register and for directions to Brandeis:

Friday, November 3, 2017
12 - 2 pm
Reception following
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library, Brandeis University

Presenters include:

Welcome by Lisa M. Lynch
Moderator:  ChaeRan Freeze
Presenters:  Angele Frederick Amar,
Bernadette Brooten, and
Sarah Deer

Sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation and the Provost's Diversity Fund.

Co-sponsors:  African and Afro-American Studies, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, Counseling Center, Gender and Sexuality Center, Health Center, Health, Science, Society and Policy, Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Peace, Conflict and Co-existence Studies, Pre-Health Advising, Public Safety, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Art Night flyerArt Night with NEJS UDRs Joey and Leah

Thursday, November 9, 2017
7 to 8:30pm
Place Shapiro Campus Center, Room 313
Free refreshments!  Relaxing collage art!


Book Cover by Alfred IvryAlfred L. Ivry:  Luncheon Seminar
Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed":  A Philosophical Guide

Professor emeritus in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University shares the publication of his new book.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
12 noon to 1:30pm
Lown 315

Sponsored by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry and the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. A light kosher lunch will be served.


A Tomb with a View:  What can we learn about death in the Hebrew Bible from the Silwan Necropolis in Jerusalem?

Lecture open to all

Matthew Suriano, Assistant Professor
University of Maryland

New research sheds light on complex issues of death and memory in Biblical literature.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
3:30 to 4:50 pm
Mandel G12

Offered in NEJS 114a, Death, Memorial, and Immortality in Biblical Literature with Professor Vayntrub.

Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and the Martin Weiner Fund