Check out the Intercultural Center's calendar of events

The ICC provides a venue where students can learn and demonstrate social responsibility and diverse leadership; the organizations provide events that focus on issues of culture, ethnicity and social justice. >more

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Upcoming Events

Following is a sampling of upcoming diversity and inclusion events:

April 28, 2017, 12 – 6 p.m., Heller-Brown Building
Net Impact Heller 2nd Annual Film Festival: Impact Dialogue 
Net Impact Heller invites you to our working group’s 2nd Film Festival, Impact Dialogue. This year, Net Impact Heller is in partnership with the Solidarity Network and LGBTQIA+ working groups to bring you 4 films: Omo Child- River and the Bush, Tickling Giants, Born This Way and Bekas. Participants choose from 1 of these 3 documentaries and engage in post-dialogue about the respective film. Then the entire group reconvenes during the feature film, Bekas. Please RSVP to ensure that we order enough food and have enough seating. >more

April 28, 2017, 8 – 9:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Slosberg Music Center
Fafali: Music and Dance From Ghana
Feel the rhythms of Ghana with the Music Department's drumming and dance ensemble, under the direction of Ben Paulding. >more

April 28-30, 2017, Brandeis University
The International Conference on Re-imagining Religion, Caste, and Social Justice in South Asia
The Unfinished Legacy of B.R. Ambedkar
The Center for Global Development and Sustainability (GDS) invites you to join scholars, policy makers, practitioners, students, and the public for two and a half days of panels, presentations, networking and social events around these pressing issues in India and South Asia. Keynote speakers this year include critically-acclaimed author Cornel West and Brandeis's own Professor Lawrence Simon and Professor Rajesh Sampath. >more

April 28-29, 2017, Swig Lounge, Intercultural Center
Intercultural Center 25th Anniversary Weekend
It is our pleasure to invite you to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Intercultural Center (ICC). We are very excited for this historic milestone! The anniversary will be held on the weekend of Friday, April 28, 2017 and Saturday, April 29, 2017. The showcase begins with a welcome reception on Friday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. followed by a full day of celebration on Saturday, culminating in the production, Culture X: 25k Magic, in the evening. >more

April 29, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m., Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
Culture X: 25k Magic: Cultural Fusion
This year’s Culture X theme is 25k Magic: Cultural Fusion. Every year Culture X is a space for Brandeis students to showcase the diversity present on campus. This year we are excited to announce that the Intercultural Center’s 25th anniversary coincides with Culture X, hence the 25k Magic. We are looking forward to making this one of the best shows yet and really showing how cultures have fused and changed over the years. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. >more

May 3rd, 2017, 12 – 12:50 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Shapiro Campus Center
The Immigrant Experience. Our Experience.
What’s it like for immigrants who live in Waltham? What’s it like for Brandeis students who work with them? Join students in the practicum “The Immigrant Experience in Waltham,” taught by Marci McPhee, as the students share what they learned from a semester working with Charles River Public Internet Center, Prospect Hill Community Center, Waltham Family School, or WATCH CDC. >more

May 3rd, 2017, 1 – 3 p.m., Chapel's Field
Holi: The Festival of Colors
Join us for our annual celebration of spring, colors and happiness! Frolic through Chapel's Field throwing handfuls of colored powders at your friends, and enjoy some delicious vegetarian Indian snacks as well! Wearing old clothing is recommended, especially a white shirt. Sunglasses also are good to protect the eyes and make the photos look more fun! >more

October 25, 2017, 4 p.m., Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize Award Presentation and Lecture by Kimberlé Crenshaw
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics 2016-2018, is a leading authority in the area of civil rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. She is a groundbreaking scholar of intersectionality who pioneered the intellectual movement known as Critical Race Theory. >more