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

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

April 24, 2015
A Mini-Festival of Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation

March 2 - 5, 2015
Fatu Gayflor and Toni Shapiro-Phim in Residence

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

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

April 19-28, 2013
Bahrain/Brandeis: Ulafa’a
Reconciliation Art Project

September 21-23 &
28-30, 2012
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
Weekend Intensive:
Peacebuilding and the Arts: Community Cultural Development

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.


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Upcoming Events

SarahBronteSound Mapping - Listening for Change

Date & Time TBD

CAST Student Award recipients Brontë Velez ‘16 & Sarah McCarty ‘15 present "Sound Mapping - Listening for Change," a creative reflection on the 2015 Venice Biennale. Read more about Brontë & Sarah's project.

Freedom Underfoot

February 2, 2:00pm
Shapiro Campus Center Theater

Germaine Ingram
Photo credit: JJ Tizio

Philadelphia civil rights lawyer and jazz tap dancer Germaine Ingram, in an open session of CAST 150b, presents a performance about the final horrific year of the Civil War in Atlanta, including original songs and dances, combined with text from slave narratives diaries, women’s autobiographies, and letters that excavate the ambitions, fears, and internal conflicts of southern women – slave, free, white and black. Musicians Jacqueline Pickett and Diane Monroe lend their talents to the performance.

Read more about Germaine Ingram's appearance on February 2, her keynote presentation on Febrary 3, and her bio on the 'DEIS Impact website.

Learn more about the new CAST minor.

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