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
March 2 - 5, 2015
Fatu Gayflor and Toni Shapiro-Phim in Residence
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.
Selma ’65: Play by Catherine Filloux coming to Brandeis
October 8, 2015, 5:00pm
Shapiro Campus Center Theater
Catherine Filloux’s one-woman play Selma '65, in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the Selma Voting March, brings to life the interconnected stories of Viola Liuzzo, white civil rights activist, and Tommy Rowe, FBI informant, undercover with the Ku Klux Klan. The play will be performed at Brandeis University in October 2015. The play received its world premiere from September 25th to October 12th, 2014 for a 16-performance run at La MaMa, where Filloux is a resident artist. The artistic team includes director Eleanor Holdridge; actress Marietta Hedges; set designer Kris Stone; and costume designer Suttirat Larlarb, who did the costumes for the film Slumdog Millionaire, and with whom Filloux worked on her award winning play Eyes of the Heart. Read Catherine's blog about Selma '65.
Watch a video of an interview with playwright Catherine Filloux about Selma '65 with Pei-Sze Cheng discussing the real-life events that surrounded the legendary 1965 voting march in Selma, Alabama.
Kidnap Road is the newest play by Catherine Filloux, directed by Stan Cahill and starring Kimber Riddle and Steve Guevara, focuses on Ingrid Betancourt, a presidential candidate in the country of Colombia in 2002, who while conducting her campaign was kidnapped by the terrorist organization the FARC. Details of Ingrid Betancourt’s story can be found in the public record. The story is imagined as a two-person play based in part on those events. Read more.
Catherine Filloux was recently awarded the Planet Activist Award to honor her long career as an activist artist in the theater community.
The new Brandeis minor Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:
Presentations by Recipients of CAST Grants for Faculty Projects
Friday, October 23, 9:00am
- "My American Girls" – Azlin Perdomo (Hispanic Studies, Romance Studies)
- "Choreographing the Disabled Body: Gender, Performance, and Zionism in the work of Tamar Borer" – Prof. Ilana Szobel (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies)
Tuesday, November 3, 5:00 - 6:30pm
- "The Birdsong Project" – Prof. Judith Eissenberg (Music)
- "Performance and the Rehumanization of the Other" – Prof. Adrianne Krstansky (Theater)
Learn more about the new CAST minor.
Check out other events at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life