4th Annual MACH Capstone Symposium

The fourth annual MACH Capstone Symposium was held on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Members of the Brandeis community came together to celebrate the achievements of the graduating Comparative Humanities MA students, who presented their capstone work during the event:

Amanda Barton: "The Female Synecdoche Shaping Satan's Image in the Middle Ages"

Matthew Chernick: "Through Windows: Mass Culture and Violence in the Case of the Apaches of Paris"

Katerina Daley: "No Man or Woman's Land: Deconstructing the Fine Gendered Lines between Hemingway, West, and the Women of World War I"

Benjamin Davis: "The Development, Deployment, and Consequences of National and Urban Identities in Copenhagen, Denmark"

Micah Isser: "Myths for Friendship: Towards a Pragmatic, Humanist, Philosophy/Poetry"

Eve Litvak: "Looking Through the Lens: How Photographic Documentation Fails in Translation"

Zhitian Zhu: "Sensation: The Obtuse Form in Pasolini's Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom"

Past Events

Comparative Humanities Program Capstone Symposium

Thursday, May 4, 2017
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Shiffman 125

ECS Chocolate Cake Lecture: "Kierkegaard's Response to Hegel's Interpretation of Antigone"

Featuring Jon Stewart, Research Fellow at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb 119)

MA Information Session

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:30 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb Graduate Center 119)

BA/MA Information Session (for Brandeis Juniors)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
12:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb Graduate Center 119)

Comparative Humanities BA/MA Information Session

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
12:00 p.m.
Shiffman 123

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2015-2016


BA/MA Information Session (for Brandeis Juniors)

Thursday, February 25, 2016
3:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb Graduate Center 119)

MA Information Session

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
3:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb Graduate Center 119)

Negotiating Meaning: Translating at a War Crimes Tribunal

Featuring Ellen Elias-Bursac, former translator/reviser of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
4:30 p.m.
Mandel Center for the Humanities Reading Room (303)

Dual Degrees and Post-Baccalaureate Fair

Thursday, November 19, 2015
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium

2014-2015


MACH MA Information Session

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
4:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb 119)

MACH BA/MA Information Session (for Current Brandeis Juniors)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
4:00 p.m.
DuBois Lounge (Rabb 119)

MACH BA/MA Information Session (for Current Brandeis Students)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
4:00 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room (Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room 303)