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. Click here to request Ethics Center funding and/or publicity for your Brandeis campus event.


Click here to view all Sorensen Fellowship events, workshops, support sessions, and deadlines.

Click here to view all 'DEIS Impact events and deadlines.



d*The Immigrant Experience.
Our Experience.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Time: 12:00 - 12:50 pm

Location: Lurias, Hassenfeld Conference Center (Upper Sherman)

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. Refreshments served.

Cosponsored by the Office of Experiential Learning and Teaching.

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu.


SF 2016*From the Outside Looking In: Six Stories of Difference and Discovery

2016 Sorensen Fellowship Presentation

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Time: 12:00 pm
 
Location: Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room

Join the 2016 Sorensen Fellows as they share their summer internship experiences with the Brandeis community:
  • Jennifer Almodovar '18 - Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti - Boston, MA, USA
  • Marcelo Brociner '18 - Work Room Four - Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Jake Greenberg '18 - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County - Rockland, NY, USA
  • Yael Sammi Jaffe '18 - Yerushalmit Movement - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Brandon Tran '18 - Fo Guang Shan Sramanera School - New Delhi, India
  • Sophia Warren '18 - The Jerusalem Youth Chorus of the Jerusalem International YMCA - Jerusalem, Israel

Light lunch will be served. 

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu


d*'DEIS Impact: A Weeklong Festival of Social Justice

Thursday, January 26 - Sunday, February 5, 2017

What's YOUR social justice? Save the date for 'DEIS Impact, Brandeis University's annual festival of social justice, featuring talks, performances, discussions, workshops and more, planned by students, professors, clubs, and academic departments.


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Photo by David Fenton
Keynote: "The World in You and You in the World: Identity in Action" with Rebecca Walker

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
7:30 pm
Shapiro Campus Center Theater

Free ticket info here.

Founder of the Third Wave Fund for Social Justice, Walker was named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential leaders of her generation. Bestselling author of "Black White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self" and many other works, she brings two decades of experience, insight, and innovation to the global conversation about identity, culture and power.

Walker's bio, more information and tickets here.

Sacred Music of the Mid East and North Africa: with Yuval Ron

Tuesday, February 7, 2016

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

Location: Slosberg Music Building

A quartet performance of Yemenite-Jewish prayers, Moroccan Jewish Prayers, Sufi Mystical Islamic Turkish prayers, Armenian Christian prayers, and Andalusi-Sephardi music visiting Judith Eissenberg's World Music class is open to Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) community members.

Sponsored by CAST, Music, and the Ethics Center.

View a video of the Seven Pillars Inter-faith Concert by Yuval Ron Ensemble and guests, presented by The Guibord Center. Read about Yuval Ron's award winning book Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom.

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu


Rev. BrownRichman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life Award Presentation and Lecture by Rev. Jeffery L. Brown

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (note date change)

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown  cofounder of the TenPoint Coalition and founder of RECAP (Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace), has helped communities all over the world adopt the RECAP model, which helps to ensure the right of every young person to live in an urban community without violence.

The event is free and open to the public. 

The Richman Fellowship is coordinated by the Ethics Center on behalf of the Office of the President, cosponsored by the Department of African and Afro-American Studies; Brandeis Arts Council; Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation (CAST); Division of Creative Arts; Department of Fine Arts; and the Rose Art Museum.

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu


IP*The Immigrant Experience. 
Our Experience.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Location: TBA

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. Refreshments served.

Cosponsored by the Office of Experiential Learning and Teaching.

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu