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

CAST Student Grant Opportunities
Applications Due April 1
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Now Accepting Applications:
Acting Together
Small Grants
for Educators and Universities
Applications Due: April 30
Apply Now
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American Theatre Magazine Features CAST, Peacebuilding and the Arts
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CAST Program Awards Grants to Faculty Projects
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Article: New minor brings social purpose to the arts
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Highlights

Internship Opportunities with Alliance for Peacebuilding
Apply by April 3
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Featured Theme -
News from the Field: Artists and Ebola: Preventing, Honoring, Grieving, Healing
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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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Video: Paul Smith, Director of British Council, USA on 'Culture and Conflict' at Reception Honoring Fatu Gaylor & Naomi Sinnreich
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Article:
Forum on Peacebuilding and Traditional Arts
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Volunteering and Internship Opportunities with Ba Futuru
Timor-Leste
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Play: Shivering of the Rose
Lexington, Virginia and Georgetown, Washington
March 24-31, 2015


You Reap What You Sow: Crowdfunding for Film by Pakistani Director
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Internship Opportunities with Alliance for Peacebuilding
Apply by April 10
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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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Brandeis and CAST student participating in Rehearsing Change study abroad program in Ecuador
Spring 2015
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24th International Festival of Student Theatre
September 28 to October 2
Besançon, France
Registration Deadline: April 1


The White Mountain National Forest Artist-in-Residence Program
Applications Due: April 17
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Featured Theme -
News from the Field: Artistic Responses to the Syrian Crisis 

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and Artistic Responses to Other Current Global Crises


Video: The Conference of the Birds
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Reflections from IPRA's 25th General Conference
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Listen to a podcast from Arts, Well-being and Resilience: Ideas and Music with Cynthia Cohen and Jane Wilburn Sapp
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View a video from
"Composing Our Lives
Together" song-writing
workshop with Jane Sapp
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Read more News from the Field.


Acting Together Documentary

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Watch the preview!


Find "Acting Together" screenings near you.

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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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