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PAX and SJSP Reception: Friday May 16, 2-3:30 in Rapaporte Treasure Hall

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Fall 2014 Course Offerings 

Critical Engagements, April 28th from 5-8 PM in the Ridgewood Commons

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Info Session on JBS Summer Offerings! March 6, Usdan 169(Study Abroad Conference Room), 1 - 2 PM

Cunningham's course featured in Brandeis Magazine


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Uncovering the past in Mississippi

Creative Thinking About Complex Social Problems

The Social Justice and Social Policy (SJSP) Program links the university's commitment to social justice with the academic curriculum. The program provides a common place for students in all disciplines to engage with issues of justice and equity. Our curriculum examines the essential connections between social values and practical policy.

The concern with social justice speaks to the core educational commitments of Brandeis. This program does not seek to promote a particular ideological agenda, but rather to spark creative thinking about complex social problems. It carries the search for norms and principles into the wider arena of practical experience. By providing models for critical reflection, it challenges students to articulate their own value commitments in a spirit of constructive debate.