Keynote Address

"Africa Rising: The Mandela Legacy and the Next Generation of African Leadership"

Kweku Mandela-Amuah and Ndaba Mandela

Feb. 5, 2014

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Honoring their grandfather Nelson Mandela’s legacy, Kweku Mandela-Amuah and Ndaba Mandela spoke about creating the Africa Rising Foundation, to publicize the positive image of Africa and instill a sense of pride and purpose in young Africans across the globe. The keynote talk was in collaboration with the Ruth First Lecture Series sponsored by the African and Afro-American Studies Department.

Feb. 1-10, 2014

A Weeklong "Festival of Social Justice"

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life and the Student Union presented Brandeis University’s third annual weeklong “festival of social justice.” Students, professors, clubs, and academic departments planned dozens of events throughout the week, featuring talks, artmaking workshops, performances, exhibits and discussions.

Please read a welcome message from our organizers.

'DEIS Impact of 2014 hosted over 50 events in 10 days. View featured events.

Read a full summary of all the events and view photos.

This year brought the new 'DEIS Impact College. People sat in on open sessions of courses taught by faculty representing a range of disciplines but one common goal: grounding college students' passion for changing the world in solid theory. Read more.

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