Upcoming Events


Hebrew Language and Arts Week
An interactive week emphasizing the Experiential Learning Method

March 21-23

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Rule of Law, Politics, Equality, and the Media: Neil Gorsuch and the Dawn of the Trump Era Court - A Panel Event
The panel will be moderated by Jill Greenlee. Panel speakers will include Anita Hill, Jeffrey Lenowitz, Eileen McNamara, Susan Parish, and Michael Willrich.

4:30-6pm, Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library


Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Religious and Cultural Perspectives on Immigration in the United States:  A Panel Event
The panel will be moderated by Kristen Lucken (Lecture in International and Global Studies, Religious Studies, and Sociology). Panel speakers will include Bernadette Brooten (Myra and Robert Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies; Catholic and Protestant history and response), Xing Hang (Assistant Professor of History; Chinese history and response), Marci McPhee (Director of Campus Programs, International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life; Mormon history and response, and working with immigrants in Waltham), Maryam Sharrief (Brandeis Interim Muslim Chaplain; Muslim history and response), Mitra Shavarini (Lecturer for Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies; Iranian history and response), Ellen Smith (Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program; Jewish history and response), 

3:30-5:30pm, Mandel Atrium


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Come and See: The Call to Sacred Relationships - Faith, Leaderships, and Chronic Homelessness
A talk by Grace Killian and Mary Jane Eaton.
Killian will speak about changing understandings of Christian missions, especially in relation to her time serving as a Global Mission Fellow in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan.
Eaton will share how th echurch can become a toll for overcoming systemic disempowerment, bridging the gap between the housed and the unhoused, and holding hope in a broken world. 

3:30-4:50pm, Lown 315


Monday, March 13th, 2017

"European Cultural Studies: Lemon Cake Lecture"
Featuring Elizabeth D. Samet, Professor of English at the US Military Academy. The lecture explores some of the difficulties faced by the combatants attempting to write about the American Civil War, with particular focus on Ulysses S. Grant. 

3:30pm, in Golding Judaica Center, Room 103


Monday, March 20th, 2017

How Women Invented Christianity: A lecture by Kathleen Corney, PhD
Corney's new work and lecture involve the role of women in the creation of nascent Christianity through funerary meals for the dead Jesus, visions of him inthe context of their great grief, and story telling about his life, and especially his Passion or death. 

Lown 315

Thursday, March 30, 2017

"Taking the Talmud to Town: Judaism in the Public Square"
The 53rd Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture, given by Charlotte Fonrobert, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and Director of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University

7:30pm, Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
Free and open to the public, reception to follow