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CLS Fall Flyer.pdf

MCH – Mandel Center For the Humanities in collaboration with the Rose Art Museum and the Robert D. Farber Archives and Special Collections at the Brandeis Library

A new interdisciplinary series offering in-depth discussion of some of our university's greatest treasures. Each event will be lead by two faculty members, and will be open to the entire Brandeis community. Download the flyer here

This series is being funded by Ann Tanenbaum '66.

Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30


September 14, 2011
Morris at the Library
William Morris/Kelmscott Press book The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye
Discussants: John Plotz (English) and Leah Price (English, Harvard University)
Brandeis University Library, Rapaporte Treasure Hall

November 2, 2011
Nam June Paik's "Charlotte Moorman II" (1995)
Discussants: Eric Chasalow (Music) and Alice Kelikian (History; Film, Television and Interactive Media)
Rose Art Museum

December 7, 2011
Della trasportatione dell obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto V (1590)
Bern Dibner Collection in the History of Science
Discussants: Charles McClendon (Fine Arts) and Mary Baine Campbell (English; Comparative Literature; WGS)
Brandeis University Library, Rapaporte Treasure Hall

January 25, 2012
Andy Warhol's "Saturday Disaster" (1964)
Discussants: Ellen Schattschneider (Anthropology; WGS) and Dabney Hailey (Director of Academic Programs, Rose Art Museum)
Rose Art Museum

February 29, 2012
William Copley, S.M.S (Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc. 1968)
Discussants: Caren Irr (English) (additional speaker to be announced)
Brandeis University Library, Rapaporte Treasure Hall

April 18, 2012
Richard Prince,  Untitled (Cowboy) (2000)
Discussants: Paul Morrison (English) and Jeff Rosenheim, Curator of Photography, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Rose Art Museum

These events are open to the public. Tea and cakes will be served.