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.


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Africa Symposium FlyerThe Brandeis University Symposium on Sustainable Development in Africa  

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Location: Heller School

Come and listen to three panels of African changemakers spreading the African Narrative, with a focus on sustainable development. The symposium will foster reflection and discussions on solutions that can be developed by the diaspora towards more inclusive growth for the African Continent. 

Free tickets can be found here. 

Sponsored by the Brandeis University African Forum and cosponsored by the Ethics Center, among others. 

Questions? Contact buaf@brandeis.edu  


Africa Night Flyer Africa Night  

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm 

Location: The Heller School 

Come and enjoy the African talent based in the Brandeis Community, from dance shows to food. Students and faculty alike are coming together to host a night of cultural performances. 

Part of the Brandeis Symposium on Sustainable Development in Africa.

Free tickets are available here. 

Sponsored by the Brandeis University African Forum and cosponsored by the Ethics Center, among others. 

Questions? Contact buaf@brandeis.edu  


Immigrant Experience Poster *"Documenting the Immigrant Experience" Film Festival  

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm 

Location: Waltham Community Access Corporation (400 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02452) 

Join the students of "CAST 170: Documenting the Immigrant Experience" at their very own film festival. The event will include the screening of the films and a brief Q+A session afterwards. The festival is the culmination of the hard work that the students have done throughout the semester, as well as a platform through which the immigrant narratives of local community members can be shared and celebrated. 

Sponsored by the Creativity, The Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) minor. 

Questions? Contact Jehman Williams



Shakespeare Class Event Poster Actors' Shakespeare Project Visits ENG 133a: Advanced Shakespeare

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 12:20 pm 

Location: Shiffman 219 

Join Professor Tom King's Advanced Shakespeare class as they welcome special guests from Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP). On Wednesday, ASP Acting Company Members Mara Sidmore and Michael Forden Walker will perform scenes from The Tempest and discuss playing comedy, cross-gendering in Shakespeare, and what it means to be part of a resident acting company. 

All are welcome to this free event. 

Sponsored by the Creativity, The Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) minor and cosponsored by English and the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Questions? Contact Prof. Tom King


d*UnCommencement 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

Location: Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex Atrium 

Join the Ethics Center for a reception as we honor the members of the Class of 2018 who have studied and worked with the Ethics Center. 

All are welcome and refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu



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: Rapaporte Treasure 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