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2018 Schedule [PDF]

'DEIS Impact College is a collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning.

'DEIS Impact College


Sit in on open sessions of courses taught by faculty representing a range of disciplines but one common goal: grounding college students' passion for changing the world in solid theory. 

All are invited to experience a Brandeis class as part of 'DEIS Impact College. Some of our renowned professors welcome you to attend an open session of their classes on today’s contemporary, often controversial topics. Join us for this showcase of academic engagement with social justice.

Learn and engage without assigned readings or homework!

Location: All classes will be held in the Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room.

Thursday, February 8:

2:00-3:20 p.m. Conquests, Resistance, and Cultural Transformation in Mexico and Central America, an open session of the anthropology course ANTH 119a with Charles Golden. Register by 1/25. Walk-ins accepted on a space-available basis.

3:30-4:50 p.m. International Environmental Conflict & Collaboration, an open session of the environmental studies course ENVS 118b with Charles Chester. Register by 1/25. Walk-ins accepted on a space-available basis.

5:00-6:20 p.m. Slavery in the Roman World, with its modern implications, an open session of the classical studies course CLAS 192B with Bernadette Brooten. Register by 1/25. Walk-ins accepted on a space-available basis.

Friday, February 9:

9:00-11:50 a.m. Sustainable Economic Development Strategies, an open session of the graduate level Heller School course HS 289F with Nader Habibi and Can Erbil. Register by 1/25. Walk-ins accepted on a space-available basis. 

12-1:50 p.m. Conservative Political Thought, an open session of the politics course POL 187B with Bernard Yack. Register by 1/25. Walk-ins accepted on a space-available basis.