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Ambassador Dennis Ross to Speak at Brandeis March 26thdennis ross

"The Middle East and the Israeli Elections"

Thursday, March 26, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Schwartz Hall Auditorium

Registration recommended

Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. He served as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council senior director for the Central Region, and previously as special advisor to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. For more than twelve years, Ambassador Ross played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process and dealing directly with the parties in negotiations. He was the U.S. point man on the peace process in both the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations. More...

Invited to campus at the behest of student group BIPAC (Brandeis-Israel Public Affairs Committee), Ambassador Ross will be meeting with students and faculty on campus during the day. The evening program is open to the public, but priority seating is given to students and registration is recommended.

This program is made possible by funding from Hillel International, and cosponsored by BIPAC, bVIEW, J Street U Brandeis, Hillel at Brandeis and the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies.

Shimon Attie: Artist Residency 2015

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Shimon Attie returns to Brandeis for a residency that engages questions of memory, place and identity. His artwork, recognized with a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rome Prize, gives visual form to personal and collective memories, histories of marginalized and forgotten communities, and physical landscape. 

The following artist talks are open to the public and all are welcome:

Thursday, February 26, 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.

"Israel/Palestine: Facts on the Ground"
Mandel Center for the Humanities, M328 (third floor)
Reception to follow

Friday, February 27, 11:30 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.

"Gendered and Other Memory Spaces"
Goldman Schwartz 115

Thursday, March 26, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
"Language and Landscape" Panel Discussion with Shimon Attie and Joseph Wardwell, moderated by Professor Peter R. Kalb.
Goldman Schwartz 115

This artist residency is generously funded by the Poses Fund, Brandeis Arts Council, presented by the Department of Fine Arts and cosponsored by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

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Israeli Stage
Israeli Stage presents staged readings and full productions of Israeli plays in English, under the artistic direction of Emerson College alumnus, Guy Ben-Aharon. Click here for details of its 2014-2015 season.

For other Israel-related events in the Boston area, visit the Israeli Consulate website.