Friday, April 29
Gardner Jackson Room, Goldfarb Mezzanine, Brandeis Library
Experience art using a virtual reality headset! All art made by the Brandeis community and curated by juniors Josh Aldwinckle-Povey, Jalon Kimes, and Judiana Moise. Made possible by Brandeis Research Technology and Innovation. No registration necessary. Campus community must show a green or yellow passport, and off-campus visitors must complete a daily health assessment.
Brandeis Digital Scholarship Lab, Farber Library
Overview of the data lifecycle for 3D scanning: How to Acquire, Process, Present, and Archive 3D scan data. Explore some local Brandeis use cases and projects that take advantage of what is possible with 3D scanning on campus today. Register here.
Slosberg Music Center, Room 212
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Keynote speaker: Deborah Adams, director of Alexander Technique, Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Complete schedule of speakers here (PDF).
Please register in advance using this link.
Sponsored by the Musicology Program in the Department of Music.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium and Patio
Kick off Israel Week with activities including dancing to Hebrew music with B'Yachad. Sponsored by Brandeis Hillel and the Hebrew Language Program.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium; Fellows Garden and Brandeis Booths
Celebrate and uplift all of Earth's life with special events including When the Land Speaks: A journey into the stories, songs and culture of the living presence of Nipmuc People, a talk by Larry Spotted Crow Mann. Sponsored by the Center for Spiritual Life and the Office of Sustainability.
For a complete schedule of events, please visit the EarthWeek website.
Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Presented by the Department of Theater Arts
The 11th annual Senior Festival is a showcase for graduating theater arts students to present their thesis project work. With the help of faculty advisors, they present theatrical works they have created, directed, acted in, choreographed or designed.
The Opposite of People, an adaptation of "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," by Tom Stoppard
Rosie Sentman’s thesis explores the onstage depiction of disabled people, and how physical disability can be used as an asset in storytelling even when the story is not "about" disability. No registration required.
Welcome Home: Threads of Therapeutic Theatre
Amber Bartlett’s thesis explores theater for healing through immersive storytelling, the result of a collaborative rehearsal process that explores theory and practice from various schools of therapeutic thought, including psychodrama, drama therapy, Boal, Playback Theatre, and play therapy. Registration required. Please visit the Senior Festival website to register.
The Pocket Girls
Elizabeth Hilliard presents a staged reading of a new folk musical about childhood, sisterhood, femininity, and moving on. Expect an original (yet classic) coming-of-age story--with a twist. No registration required.
New works of video and poetry by award-winning artists Ella Deters '22, Ash Friedman '21, Jacob Krah '23, Mello Wilsted '23 and Qinwei (Judy) Li '23. Made possible with support from the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, the BIPOC Creator Award, and the Remis Summer Study Grant.
Slosberg Music Center
Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Julivic Marquez '18 and Nicole Johnson host an evening of conversation, food, art, video and poetry that explores womanhood from Afro-Latine and Black American perspectives. Made possible by a grant from the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts.