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Schedule of Events


LYDIAN STRING QUARTET 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Time Saturday, March 26, 8 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description Brandeis’s acclaimed string quartet, in residence since 1980, performs Haydn: Quartet Op. 33, No. 2 ("The Joke"); Irving Fine: String Quartet (1953); and, with guest cellist Rhonda Rider, Frank Martin: "Pavane Couleur du Temps" (1921); Franz Schubert: "Quintet in C Major" (1828). Followed by a special post-concert reception with President Lawrence.
Admission $20/$10 online at Brandeis Tickets or call 781-736-3400.

 

INAUGURAL SYMPOSIA
THE GLOBAL LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITY:
SCHOLARSHIP AND SERVICE

Time Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Location Faculty Center
Description Brandeis faculty panelists and moderators Judith Shapiro ’63 and Michael Sandel '75 debate and reflect on "The Global Liberal Arts University: Scholarship and Service" in four, 45-minute moderated panel discussions. Receptions will follow. >>MORE
Admission Open to the Brandeis community; registration not required.

 

FOURTH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER SYMPOSIUM
'AT THE FRONTIERS OF RESEARCH: IMAGINATION AND INNOVATION IN GRADUATE RESEARCH AT BRANDEIS'

Time Monday, March 28, through Friday, April 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Receptions with graduate student presenters:
Monday, March 28, and Tuesday, March 29, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location Art Gallery (third floor), Shapiro Campus Center
Description Graduate students share research interests and specific projects. Topics include the medicalization of obesity, women who make films, and poverty and civic engagement. >>MORE
Admission Free and open to the public.

 

STUDENT ART EXHIBITION: 'SEEING THE FUTURE'

Time Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 30, 5 to 7 p.m.
Location Dreitzer Gallery, Spingold Theater Center
Description A group show that features original work in painting, sculpture, drawing and printmaking by Brandeis’s accomplished graduate students in studio art.
Admission Free and open to the public.

 

ROSE ART MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS AND INAUGURAL TOUR
'WATERWAYS' AND 'REGARDING PAINTING'

Time Thursday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Inauguration Day Tour: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Location Rose Art Museum
Description Two new exhibitions that showcase Brandeis’ distinguished permanent collection including works by René Magritte, Roy Lichtenstein, Elizabeth Murray, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly, William Kentridge and Robert Motherwell. “Waterways” invites viewers to consider water as subject, metaphor and muse. “Regarding Painting” looks at both the act and the object that is created.
Admission Free and open to the public.
RSVP required for tour (limited to 40).

 

INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Time Thursday, March 31, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location Gosman Sports and Convocation Center
Description The installation of Frederick M. Lawrence as the eighth president of Brandeis University. Reception immediately follows.
Admission Registration and tickets required.

 

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE

Time Saturday, April 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description A free student concert featuring “The Divine Comedy” by Robert W. Smith; Symphony No. 1 (In Memoriam, Dresden, 1945) by Daniel Bukvich; “Nimrod” (from the Enigma Variations), by Edward Elgar, and “Officer Krupke” (from West Side Story), by Leonard Bernstein. Thomas Souza, director.
Admission Free and open to the public.

 

2011 INAUGURAL BALL
CELEBRATING THE DIVERSITY OF BRANDEIS

Time Saturday, April 2, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Location Shapiro Gym, Gosman Sports and Convocation Center
Description A night of entertainment, dancing and fun celebrating the inauguration of President Frederick M. Lawrence. Guests will be energized by the music of the White Heat Swing Orchestra, one of the hottest swing bands in the country today. >>MORE
Admission Open to the Brandeis community.
Tickets required; available at Brandeis Tickets until March 30. Individuals must show their Brandeis I.D. and will receive a maximum of two tickets.
For more information, call the Department of Student Activities at 781-736-5065.