Arts for Life Podcast Series
Episode 1 - Arts for Life: African Voices, a pilot featuring Gcina Mhlophe and Kim Berman
The new Brandeis minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:
Article: LaShawn Simmons '18 breaks down barriers and builds empowerment with poetry
Recipient of a CAST Grant for Student Projects
Art & Social Justice
State of the Arts - Fall 2015
Featured News from the Field Theme: "African-led Initiatives at the Intersection of the Arts and Social Transformation"
Summer Peacebuilding Institute
“Yes, Art and Culture Can Change the World”
By Adam Horowitz
Artist Protection Fund (AFP)
The Singapore International Festival of Arts 2016
August 11 - September 17, 2016
November 17 - 19, 2016
United States Department of Arts and Culture
7th Bi-annual International Forum Theatre Festival
December 5-20, 2016
International Community Arts Festival (CAF)
March 27 - April 2, 2017
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.