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The new Brandeis minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) presents:

American Theatre Magazine Features CAST, Peacebuilding and the Arts
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CAST Program Awards Grants to Faculty Projects


Article: New minor brings social purpose to the arts
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Highlights

Photography Competition on Human Rights and Belonging
Applications Due: June 10
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Call for Applications, SXSW® Community Fund $10,000 Grant
Applications Due: June 26
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Broadsided Press

Published monthly via international vector distribution
Submissions invited September through May
You could be a vector.
You could get Broadsided.
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2015 Imaginings
In 16 Cities in the U.S.
Hosted by USDAC
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Public: An e-Journal from Imagining America
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Article: 
Talk bridges improvisation and justice
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ImpFest


Plays by Sean Christopher Lewis: Killadelphia, Dogs of Rwanda, and Rust 
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Volunteering and Internship Opportunities with Ba Futuru
Timor-Leste
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USDAC "HI-LI" Creative Community Database
Accepting project submissions
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In Place of War
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Featured Theme -
News from the Field: “The Most Important Images of the Year”: Artists Respond to Racial Violence in the U.S.
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Article:
Forum on Peacebuilding and Traditional Arts
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You Reap What You Sow: Crowdfunding for Film by Pakistani Director
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Press Release La MaMa Umbria International Spoleto Festival
Summer 2015
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Optivism - Music & Film
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24th International Festival of Student Theatre
September 28 to October 2
Besançon, France
Registration Deadline: April 1


Featured Theme -
News from the Field: Artistic Responses to the Syrian Crisis 

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and Artistic Responses to Other Current Global Crises

Read more News from the Field.


Acting Together Documentary

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Watch the preview!


Find "Acting Together" screenings near you.

Newsletter

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IPRA Japan Conference 2012

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IPRA Japan Conference 2012
November 24 - 28, 2012
Deadline for proposals: June 1, 2012

This year, the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) is convening its bi-annual conference in Tsu City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Since 2004, IPRA has included an Arts and Peace commission which facilitates networking and sharing of information among artists, peacebuilders, researchers and educators throughout the world. This year, we will be exploring the following themes: music and conflict transformation; visual art and peacebuilding; music therapy; documentation, assessment and evaluation of work at the nexus of art, culture and peacebuilding; the contributions of theatre and ritual to the creative transformation of conflict; and developing a global infrastructure to support the peacebuilding/arts field. We welcome proposals for sessions on these and other topics, including initiatives in Africa, the Middle East, South and Central America, Indigenous communities, Asia and Pacific regions, among others. Those interested in proposing individual presentations or sessions should submit an application as soon as possible, but no later than May 1. Please see the submission guidelines and schedule.

In most years there is a little, but VERY little, financial assistance for participants from non-OECD countries. We encourage colleagues who wish to participate to mark the November dates in your calendar, and seek resources from your institutions or other sources available to you. Please check the IPRA and conference website for updated information. 

Cynthia Cohen and Maria Elena Lopez Vinader, co-convenors, Arts and Peace Commission, IPRA

 


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