Call for Entries: The 2015 Alexia Foundation Grants
Professional Deadline Jan. 29
Student Deadline: Feb. 2
Featured Theme -
News from the Field: Artistic Responses to the Syrian Crisis
2015 Grant Opportunity: Photography Projects on Conflict
The Aftermath Project
RFP: Artist as Activist, Rauschenberg Foundation
Travel & Research grants rolling deadline through March 15
Deadline: February 27
Press Release Summary from 25th IPRA General Conference
Rehearsing Change: A semester study abroad opportunity in Ecuador
Read News from the Field under the featured themes of Creative Approaches to Sustainability and Environmental Justice
and Puppetry and Social Transformation
Acting Together Documentary
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The program in Peacebuilding and the Arts is directed by Dr. Cynthia Cohen, continuing work previously undertaken within the framework of ‘Creative Approaches to Coexistence and Reconciliation.' Our program focuses on the distinctive contributions of culture and the arts to the transformation of conflict. We collaborate with several departments and programs at Brandeis University, including MusicUnitesUS, PAX (Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies), the School of Creative Arts, and the Office of the Arts.
Our current major initiative is "A Way Out of No Way," a multi-media project that is documenting the forty-year practice of cultural work of the extraordinary musician, educator, activist and cultural worker, Jane Wilburn Sapp.
Peacebuilding and the Arts is part of Brandeis University's International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. The Ethics Center also houses a program in international justice and sponsors an array of programs on the Brandeis campus.