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
April 14 - 17, 2016
Shout the Big Dreams - Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts
February 2, 2016
Freedom Underfoot: Performance by Germaine Ingram
September 28 - October 8, 2015
Now As Then: We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest
Events focusing creative attention on the struggle for voting rights
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.
A series of salons at The Rose Art Museum hosted by LaShawn Simmons ’18 and Artist-in-Residence: Jane Wilburn Sapp
CAST (Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation) at Brandeis University is excited to present "Imagining Freedom: Creating Justice" -- a series of salons co-hosted by LaShawn Simmons '18 and Artist-in-Residence Jane Wilburn Sapp.
The salon series, held in three parts, will invite participants to explore how various art forms approach the process of social change.
"Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired"
Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00pm
Rose Art Museum, Lee Gallery
The first event in the series will focus on visual art. Come share your impressions of the works currently on view in the Lee Gallery: What stands out for you in these works? What words, phrases, images and questions do they stir in you? Based on our discussions, we will create spoken word pieces and a song with Jane Sapp. RSVP encouraged.
"Creating Art, Seeking Justice"
Tuesday, October 18
Part I: 5:00-6:00pm, Lurias, Hassenfeld
Part II: 6:00-8:00pm, Rose Art Museum
During the second event in the series, we invite YOU to share your art works, complete or otherwise, and receive feedback from other artists from our community. Come meet the Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation Minors! Feel free to join one or both parts. Refreshments will be served. RSVP *required.*
"Staging Social Change"
Tuesday, November 1, 6:00-8:00pm
Rose Art Museum
The final event will engage participants through interactive performances of monologues and songs! RSVP encouraged.
Sacred Music of the Mid East and North Africa:
with Yuval Ron
Tuesday, February 7, 2:00-3:30pm
Slosberg Music Building, Brandeis University
A quartet performance of Yemenite-Jewish prayers, Moroccan Jewish Prayers, Sufi Mystical Islamic Turkish prayers, Armenian Christian prayers, and Andalusi-Sephardi music visiting Judith Eissenberg's World Music class is open to CAST community members. Sponsored by CAST.
View a video of the Seven Pillars Inter-faith Concert by Yuval Ron Ensemble and guests, presented by The Guibord Center. Read about Yuval Ron's award winning book Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom.
Check out other events at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life