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News & Highlights

Apply to be a 2017 Sorensen Fellowjake greenberg

Final applications are due Tuesday, November 1 by 5pm. For more information about Sorensen Fellowship applications, visit the 2017 application page.

Jane Sapp: Creating Art, Seeking JusticeJane Sapp

Jane Sapp (in residence September 10 – November 18) is a cultural worker who engages with disenfranchised urban and rural communities in the US, she is a powerful, highly-regarded performer, songwriter, recording artist, and educator. She will co-host with LaShawn Simmons ’18 a series at the Rose Art Museum addressing themes of race, activism, and the importance of the arts for community building. For more information about the three-part salon series, visit the Facebook event page. Part three will take place on Tuesday November 1, 6-8 PM, RSVP encouraged.

New Ethics Central NewsletterEthics Central Summer/Fall 2016

The Summer/Fall 2016 edition of Ethics Central is out! View the most recent volume here.

New members join Ethics Center International Advisory Board

The Center welcomes new Board members Germaine Ingram, Jay Kaufman '68, MA '73, Ángela María Pérez Mejía and Elaine Reuben '63. Read more about them here.

Director of Ethics Center awarded Fulbright Scholarshipdterris

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life is pleased to announce that Daniel Terris, Director of the Ethics Center, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Dr. Terris will be based in Jerusalem as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar from August 2016 through June 2017. Dr. Cynthia Cohen will serve as acting director of the Center during this time. Read more here.


The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life encompasses the Program in Peacebuilding and the ArtsPrograms in International Justice and Society, and a range of Brandeis campus programs:

Programs in International Justice and Society

Promoting Just Societies and a Global Rule of Law

Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts

Transforming Violence Through Creativity


The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation
  • A new national program to engage young people in state-level legislative change. Details.
  • 15 Faculty Fellows from colleges and universities across the country have joined Brandeis in the ENACT network.

Brandeis Campus Programs

Knowledge, Action & Reflection for the Next Generation of Social Justice Leaders