The Outrageous Sophie Tucker
Saturday, May 2, 2:00 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Art
Professor Joyce Antler, author of A History of The Jewish Mother, is a guest speaker for The National Center for Jewish Film's 18th Annual Film Festival, which runs from April 30-May 15. Purchase tickets and find out more at www.jewishfilm.org!
Behind the Scenes @ Brandeis: The Masks We Wear
Thursday, April 23 9am-9pm in the Farber Mezzanine
Reception 6:30-8:30 pm
"Finding His Song: How Harry Belafonte Negotiated a Left-Wing Path Through the Cold War, Civil Rights, and Stardom in the 1950s"
A talk by Judith Smith, Professor of American Studies at University of Massachusetts, Boston.
March 19th, 4:00 p.m. Mandel Atrium
"American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street"
A talk by Paula Rabinowitz '74, University of Minnesota
March 5th at 4:00 p.m. Mandel Atrium
"The Wonderful World of Synergy: Film, Television, and Walt Disney"
A talk by Jennifer Gillan, Professor of English and Media Studies at Bentley University.
February 26, 4:00 p.m.
"Imagined Mobilities: Thinking About Movement in Diaspora Studies"
A talk by Jillian Powers, Florence Kay Fellow in American Studies and Sociology and Jasmine Johnson, Assistant Professor in African and Afro-American Studies and Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
“When Red was a Scary Color: Hollywood and the Blacklist”
A talk by Arnie Reisman, screenwriter of Hollywood on Trial (1976)
Wednesday, October 29th at 5:00 p.m. Mandel Center G03
Women's Liberation In The Hoag-Hall Collection Of Extreme Literature
A talk by Joyce Antler and Karen Hansen
Wednesday, October 22, 3:30-5:00, Rapaporte Treasure Hall
A Screening of Detour (1945) with Introduction and Q&A by Noah Isenberg
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Schwartz 106
October 1-2, 2014, Rapaporte Treasure Hall
"Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America" June 10-12, 2014
Marking the 50th anniversary of the slaying of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, the American Studies Program at Brandeis University hosted a conference on the theme “Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America," on June 10-12, 2014.
"The Media: A Serviceman's View" - Major General Anthony Cucolo
Wednesday, April 2nd at 5:00 pm in Mandel G03
"The Secret White House Cuban Missile Crisis: Getting it Right after Half a Century" - Sheldon Stern
Wednesday, March 12th at 5:00 in Mandel G03
"Margaret Fuller: A Feminist Heroine Across Three Centuries" Megan Marshall
November 14, 2013 at 5:00 in Mandel G03.
“Weimar in Waltham: Brandeis University at the Beginning” - A Talk by Professor Whitfield
November 13, 2013 at 5:00 in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall.
"Trayvon Martin and So Many More: Racial Innocence Today" - Robin Bernstein
October 24, 2013 at 4:00 in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall.