Upcoming Events


All events are free and open to the public, except where noted. Starred events (*) are coordinated by the Center. All other events are cosposonsored by the Center.


*Farewell to Dan Terris, Director of the Ethics Center Dan

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: International Lounge, Usdan

Join us as we thank Dan Terris, Founding Director of the Ethics Center, for 25 years of dedication to Brandeis University. Dan has accepted the position of Dean of the Al-Quds Bard College of Arts and Sciences at Al-Quds University, a Palestinian institution. In addition to his professorial appointment at Al-Quds, he will be a visiting Professor of the Humanities at Bard College.

Read more about Dan's history with the Ethics Center and appointment with Al-Quds Bard College.

All are welcome to attend this celebration!


*Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize Award Presentation and Lecture by Dr. Beverly Tatum Beverly Tatum

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 3:30 pm

Location: Sherman Hall

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, president emeritus of Spelman College, is the 2018 Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize recipient. Tatum is a renowned authority on racial identity and resegregation, having written the landmark book, Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race. Tatum will be at Brandeis University from October 3-4, with her Gittler lecture on October 3rd. 

The Gittler Prize recognizes outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations. It is hosted by the Ethics Center on behalf of the Office of the President. 

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu