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.
The new Brandeis minor Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:
Jane Sapp in ResidenceApril 13 - 25
More details to come. Please check back soon.
A Mini-Festival of Creativity, the Arts, and Social TransformationFriday, April 24th, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Multi-purpose Room, Shapiro Campus Center
A part of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts
The annual Festival of the Creative Arts showcases nationally acclaimed performers and visual artists together with music, dance, theater, film and artwork by more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni. The theme this year is LIGHT. Full schedule will be posted in March.
12:00 – 1:45pm
Acting Together on the World Stage: "Asking Toward the Light"
Description: Screening of the award-winning, Brandeis-produced, hour-long documentary, Acting Together on the World Stage: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict, featuring performances from conflict regions around the world, followed by conversation with CAST students & filmmakers about shadow and light in the film and the world.
2:15 – 4:00pm
Opening Eyes, Ears and Hearts:
Performing Oral Histories about Encounters with Differences from students in CAST 150b
Students from the Introduction to Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation share scenes, poems, songs and images based on oral history interviews with people different from themselves. Come prepared to listen, look, and, if you like, sing and dance as well! Refreshments will be served!
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Design Lab for U.S. Department of Art & CultureA workshop with students and faculty from a number of universities to come together, imagine and generate ideas to establish campus branches of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture.
Theaster GatesThis event will feature Theaster Gates a Chicago-based artist who has developed an expanded practice that includes space development, object making, performance and critical engagement with many publics. Founder of the non-profit Rebuild Foundation, Gates is currently Director of Arts and Public Life at the University of Chicago. Sponsored by the Ethics Center and from the Arts Council.
Learn more about the new CAST minor.
Check out other events at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life