'DEIS Impact! 2014: Exploring social justice on campus, in Waltham & around the world
The Weeklong "Festival of Social Justice" at Brandeis University
February 1–10, 2014
'DEIS \dis, diz\ Brandeis: a university uniquely committed to social justice since its founding
im*pact \impakt\ the force of impression of one thing on another: a significant or major effect
The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life and the Student Union present Brandeis University’s third annual weeklong "festival of social justice." Students, professors, clubs, and academic departments have planned dozens of events throughout the week, featuring talks, artmaking workshops, performances, exhibits, and discussions.
- All about 'DEIS Impact 2013 (including photos, videos, and more)
- All about 'DEIS Impact 2012 (including photos, videos, and more)
- Thursday September 12 at 6:30 pm - Launch Party in International Lounge - Facebook Event coming!
- Friday September 20 – ‘DEIS Impacters applications due at 5 pm (online application coming soon!)
- Tuesday October 22 at midnight – Event proposals due (details coming soon!)
Some of the questions to be explored during the week:
- What does social justice really mean? Does trying to define the term help us think more clearly and work together more productively? Or is trying to define it a useless rhetorical exercise?
- How can I get involved more effectively in social justice work?
- How can I turn my passion into a career?
- What will be different because of this ‘DEIS Impact week? How will I be different?
Student Se Jun Lee '16 examines the question of "What is Social Justice?" in the Brandeis community. For a full-screen version of the video, click here.
'DEIS Impact is a collaboration between the Brandeis Undergraduate Student Union and the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, with support from the Louis D. Brandeis Legacy Fund for Social Justice.
For more information:
Marci McPhee (Ethics Center): 781-736-7744 or email@example.com
Sneha Walia (Student Union): firstname.lastname@example.org