"Seeking Lives of Purpose"
February 1-10 as part of
'DEIS Impact 2014
Read Cynthia Cohen's notes on feminist epistemology, aesthetic ways of knowing and peacebuilding
Video: Presentation by the Ulafa’a Visual Artists of Bahrain
Read Reflection on Farhat Abgaria’s Visit by Cynthia Cohen
Exhibit: BLUE - Read the interview on BrandeisNOW
Anna Khandros: The Politics Perspective on Peacebuilding
September 17-19, 2013
Panel on Resilience, the Arts and Social Transformation
June 20-21, 2013
Community Arts Lab - Arts Festival and Conference
April 19-28, 2013
Reconciliation Art Project
September 21-23 &
Facilitating Encounters through Art
December 1-2, 2011
Just Performance: Enacting Justice in the Wake of Violence
October 23, 2011
"Acting Together on the World Stage" Boston Premiere
October 21-23, 2011
Peacebuilding and the Arts: Community Cultural Development
April 12, 2011
Nexus of Arts and Social Transformation
Read about the Acting Together launch on BrandeisNOW. More details on the Ethics Center website.
Past Events - 'DEIS Impact!
Followup Event -- Monday, February 13, 2012, 1:00-9:30pm
Nimbaya! Moving Peace through Drums and Dance & Film: "Wardance"
Shapiro Campus Center
Nimbaya! women drummers and dancers from Guinea come to campus to teach, perform and musically pave the path to peace. Listen to their stories, watch their performance, learn dance and drumming...then see the film "Wardance," a story of how dance and drumming transforms the lives of children in Uganda as they prepare for a national competition.
All events open to the community:
1:00 - 2:00pm
Get to know them as they tell their stories in an open session of MUS 3b: Intro to World Music (Slosberg Music Center)
4:00 - 5:00pm
Enjoy the fiery performance of Nimbaya! drumming and dance (Shapiro Atrium)
5:15 - 7:00pm
Learn dance and drumming from Nimbaya! and share the pizza! Members from "Fafali (There is Peace)," Brandeis' Dance and Drumming from Ghana MUS 87b class will join. All are welcome! (Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room)
7:00 - 9:30pm
See "Wardance," followed by a discussion. This film is about three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda who start seeing the light through music and dance. (Shapiro Campus Center Theater)
Sponsored by Music Unites Us and the Music Department
For more information: Professor Judith Eissenberg, MUUS
See the complete schedule of 'DEIS Impact! events 2012.