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.



*CASTA Mini-Festival of Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation

Friday, April 24, 2015

Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Multipurpose Room, Shapiro Campus Center

Presented by the Center's program in Peacebuilding and the Arts and the minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST). A Program of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts "Find Your Light."

12:00 pm - “Asking Toward the Light.” Award-winning film Acting Together on the World Stage: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, featuring courageous performance from conflict regions around the world, followed by conversation with filmmaker Allison Lund, Center associate Jane Wilburn Sapp and Associate Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies Thomas King, joined by students in the CAST minor.

1:45 pm - Refreshments and Q & A about the CAST minor

2:15 pm - "Opening Eyes, Ears and Hearts: Performing Oral Histories about Encounters with Difference" by students in CAST 150b. 

For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu. RSVP on Facebook (optional).



Present and Defend*Advocacy for Policy Change: Present and Defend

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Location: Alumni Lounge, Usdan

The students of Advocacy for Policy Change (LGLS 161b) will present the legal advocacy projects they developed over the course of the semester. Projects include: 

  • Health Care of Minors
  • Cost of Veteran Higher Education
  • Protection of Access to Confidential Healthcare
  • Women's Health and Economic Equality
  • Consent and Counseling of Pregnant Women under 16 years of age
  • Sexual Violence on College Campuses
  • Pre-trial and Bail Reform in the Commonwealth
  • Immigration Rights and Safe Driving
  • Improving Earned Income Credit for Working Families
  • Hinton State Laboratory

Advocacy for Policy Change is supported by generous multi-year commitments from Center board member Norbert Weissberg and his wife, former board member Judith Schneider.

All are welcome! RSVP (optional) on Facebook

For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu.


Uncommencement

*Uncommencement

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Location: Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC) Atrium, across from the Heller School

Come celebrate with the graduating seniors and graduate students whose work has been an integral part of the Ethics Center: Michael Abrams, Shota Adamia, Damiana Andonova, Lisette Anzoategui, Chen Arad, Marta Baran, Anna Bessendorf, Marisa Budlong, Brad Burns, Brandon Gale, Erica Granor, Jemesh Hunter, Brontte Hwang, Mia Katan, Hailey Magee, Shelby Magid, Sarah McCarty, Ryan Millis, Andrew Nguyen, Olivia Pobiel, Alina Pokhrel, Nelly Schlafereit, Karia Sekumbo, So Hyun Shin, Sydney Skov, Aliza Sotsky, Leah Staffin, Sneha Walia, Flora Wang, Heather Yoon, Hannah Young, and Gil Zamir.

Good food served! All are welcome.

RSVP (optional) on Facebook. For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu.


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Shimon Mazor '16 at his sorensen
Fellowship with Power Women
Group in Kenya

*Summer Internship Funding Info Session

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Location: Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC) Atrium, across from the Heller School

Already thinking ahead to summer 2016? Looking to find or fund the internship you've always wanted?

Learn how you can earn money AND have a unique summer learning experience.

Featuring info about the Sorensen Fellowship, the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program, and Hiatt WOW.

Info will include:

-Deadlines for Brandeis programs available for first-years, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
-Details on how to apply, including essays and recommendations
-Changes to the Sorensen Fellowship for 2016, including:

*No requirement to be on campus the spring semester before your internship

*No requirement to arrange your internship placement before being accepted as a Fellow

And join us at 1pm for Uncommencement (see above)! Refreshments served!

RSVP (optional) on Faceboook. For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu.