Full Calendar of Events, 2015-2016

Full Calendar of Events


Spring, 2016

Thursday, Friday & Saturday February 4, 5 & 6, 7:30, 8:00 & 8:00 PM
Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?
By Caryl Churchill
The Merrick Theater,Spingold Theatre Center

Wednesday, February 10, Noon-12:45 PM
Music at Mandel
Bob Nieske, bass & Billy Novick, clarinet
Mandel Atrium

Thursday, February 11, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“The Anarchist’s Advocate: War, Terror, and the Origins of America’s Surveillance State”
Michael Willrich (History)
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room

Thursday,February 18, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
Title TBA
Paul Garrity (Biology)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Wedesday,March 2, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Lecture Series,(This is not a Mandel Series)*
"Were we to blame? Popular origin of Second World War"
Paul Jankowski (History)
Shapiro Science Libary,First floor

Monday, March 7, 5:00-7:00PM
Special Lecture
"Comics as Documentary: Words, Images, and War"
Hillary Chute
Location: TBA

Wednesday, March 9, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
"Electronic Music Collection"
Eric Chasalow (Music)
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Wednesday, March 16, Noon-12:45 PM
Music at Mandel
MusicUnitesUS presents Korean Traditional Music
Mandel Atrium

Wednesday, March 30, Noon-12:45 PM
Music at Mandel
Women and Music Mix
Mandel Atrium

Thursday,March 31, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“The Universe, the Higgs Boson and All That”
James Bensinger (Physics)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Wednesday, April 5, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
““Kantorovich Leningrad Siege diary””
Chaeran Freeze (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) and Oleg Budnitskii (History, Higher School of Economics)
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Wednesday, April 6, Noon-12:45 PM
Music at Mandel
Lydian String Quartet
Mandel Atrium

Wednesday,April 6, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Lecture Series,(This not a Mandel Series)*
"Commitments, Tentativeness, Politeness, and Speech Act Modifiers"
Sophia Malamud (Linguistic, CoSI, Anthropology)
Shapiro Science Libary,First floor

Thursday, April 7, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium*
"Dining and Dissection in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Fiction"
James Mandrell (Romance Studies)
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room

Wednesday, April 13, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
“Claes Oldenburg, Tray Meal, 1962”
Tory Fair (Fine Arts)
Rose Art Museum

Thursday, May 12, Noon:00-1:00PM
Annual New Book Reception
Mandel Atrium


*These events are for members of the faculty and invited guests; all other events are free and open to the public.

Major funding for the MCH comes from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mandel Foundation

For questions please contact
David Sherman Interim MCH director dsherman@brandeis.edu
Matthew Schratz Program Assistant mschratz@brandeis.edu .