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.

*Immigration Support Services Practicum Presentation

Learnings from a Semester in the Community
 
Thursday April 24, 2014

Time: 1:00 – 1:50 pm
Location: Golding 106
 
A city where over a dozen languages are spoken at home, Waltham presents an array of opportunities and challenges for a substantial community of immigrants. Join the students in the Immigration Support Services Practicum, taught by Marci McPhee and peer assistant Jennah Jacobs '15, as the students share learnings from a semester of working with organizations in Waltham supporting immigrants. 

Refreshments served. Cosponsored by the Office of Experiential Learning and Teaching.

For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu.Center funding and/or publicity for your Brandeis campus event.


playThe Playback Experience 

Sunday April 27, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Shapiro Campus Center, Multipurpose Room
 
Hold a mirror to your life at this Playback Theatre performance, where audience members volunteer personal stories, and actors and musicians honor each one by transforming it into art. This performance is part of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts.

Cast: Professor Will Chalmus '07, Sheila Donio, Katie Lear, Ukumbwa Sauti, Tim Van Ness 

Refreshments will be served. 

This performance is cosponsored by Playback Theatre and the Ethics Center. For a full list of cosponsors and more information click here


Advocacy*Advocacy for Policy Change: Present and Defend

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Time: 11:00 - 12:20pm
Location: Levine Ross, Hassenfeld Conference Center

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: 

  • Housing for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
  • In-state Tuition for Undocumented Students
  • Congo Conflict Minerals
  • Earned Sick Time
  • Increased Minimum Wage
  • Employment Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Comprehensive Sex Education
  • Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty
  • Appropriate Use of Solitary Confinement
  • Suicide Prevention Training in Schools
  • Funding Health Care Laboratory
All are welcome! RSVP (optional) on Facebook.
For more information, email ethics@brandeis.edu.

*Uncommencement

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
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: Rida Abu Rass, Sasha Anderson, Anastasia Austin, Kochava Ayoun, Sasha Beder-Schenker, Cynthia Wangui Charchi, Alexandra Cottrell, Jacklyn Gil, Alex Glomset, Raustin Hernandez, Dina Kapengut, Jennifer Kim, Vanessa Lubiner, Avishek Neupane, Amina Nur, Ivan Ponieman, Ricky Rosen, Suzannah Scanlon, Karia Sekumbo, Geeta Talpade, Abie Troen, Andrea Verdeja, and Emily Zoller.

Good food served! All are welcome. RSVP on Facebook (optional). For more information, contact ethics@brandeis.edu.


abie*Sorensen Fellowship Information Session

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Time: 2:30 - 3:30pm
Location: Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC) Atrium, across from the Heller School

Rising sophomores and juniors: spend the summer of 2015 working on an issue that matters to you, anywhere in the world. Application due Nov. 3 -- start researching internships now!

For a look at last year's application, click here (2015 application available in summer 2014). For more information, contact ethics@brandeis.edu. RSVP (optional) on Facebook.

Also, attend UnCommencement, a celebration of graduating Sorensen Fellows and other students connected to the Ethics Center, at 1pm the same day. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.