HIGHLIGHTS

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

Program works with art to create peace

Past Events

November 5, 2014
Music and the Cultural Survival of Indigenous Peoples: The Andean Q’eros and Amazonian Wachiperi Peoples of Peru

May 2014
A Call to Action - A Way Out of No Way: Learning from Jane Sapp's Life, Stories and Songs via Indiegogo
Jane at Piano

February 1-10, 2014
"Seeking Lives of Purpose"
Part of 'DEIS Impact 2014
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January 28-29, 2014
Possibilities and Dilemmas of Incorporating Sacred Elements into Art for Social Change

September 17-19, 2013
Panel on Resilience, the Arts and Social Transformation
Vancouver, Canada

June 20-21, 2013
Community Arts Lab - Arts Festival and Conference
Utrecht, Netherlands
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April 19-28, 2013
Bahrain/Brandeis: Ulafa’a
Reconciliation Art Project

September 21-23 &
28-30, 2012
Facilitating Encounters through Art
Farhat

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
Weekend Intensive:
Peacebuilding and the Arts: Community Cultural Development
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April 12, 2011
Nexus of Arts and Social Transformation

More Past Events

Read about the Acting Together launch on BrandeisNOW. More details on the Ethics Center website.

Cosponsorship

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Past Event - February 2014



Seeking Lives of Purpose:
Images, Songs and Stories that Challenge and Inspire

deisimpactEvents featuring cultural worker Jane Wilburn Sapp and photojournalist Don West
Part of ‘DEIS Impact 2014: The weeklong "Festival of Social Justice" at Brandeis University
February 1–10, 2014

Portraits of Purpose: Focusing on Social Justice Leaders in Boston and the World
February 1 - 10, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Slosberg Music Center Library

Composing Our Lives Together: Song-Writing Workshop with Jane Wilburn Sapp
Sunday, February 2, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
Application deadline: January 27
Download the application and instructions.
Watch a video from the workshop.

Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life:
Spirituality and the Quest for Justice in the African-American Musical Tradition
Wednesday, February 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Slosberg Recital Hall
View photos

Meet and Greet Artists Don West and Jane Sapp: Reception
Wednesday, February 5, 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
Slosberg Music Center Lobby
View photos

Read full descriptions of these events and view the program brochure page. "Seeking Lives of Purpose" is co-sponsored by 'DEIS Impact, The Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts; Graduate Student Association; The Office of the Dean of Student Life; Social Justice Social Policy; The Intercultural Center; Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies; The Protestant Chaplain’s Office and others. 

Read more about our project with Jane Wilburn Sapp: "A Way Out of No Way." View photos from the events.

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Photo Credits: David Weinstein
View full photo album

Watch a video from Composing Our Lives Together: Song-Writing Workshop with Jane Wilburn Sapp.
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