Upcoming Events


All events are free and open to the public, except where noted.


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Sophiline Arts Ensemble performing Phka Sla;
choreography by Sophiline Cheam Shapiro


Dance in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Time: 2:00 - 4:50 pm
Location: TBA

Members of the Cambodia-based Sophiline Arts Ensemble will present a lecture-demonstration about choreography in post-genocide Cambodia, and the relationship between legacies of violence and contemporary expressive culture. They'll perform an excerpt from a recent piece developed as an official "reparations" project of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal -- the international court trying Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity and genocide.

This event is sponsored by the Minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST). For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu. All are welcome!


John Paul Lederach

2019 Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize: John Paul Lederach 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019


Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Location: Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

 

Join the Brandeis community in welcoming the 2019 Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize recipient, John Paul Lederach

Professor Emeritus of International Peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame, Lederach has worked extensively as a practitioner in conciliation processes. Lederach is widely known for the development of culturally appropriate approaches to conflict transformation and the design and implementation of integrative and strategic approaches to peacebuilding. 

The Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize was created by the late Professor Joseph B. Gittler to recognize outstanding and lasting scholarly contributions to racial, ethnic and/or religious relations. The Gittler Prize is hosted by the Ethics Center on behalf of the Office of the President.  

Questions? Contact ethics@brandeis.edu.


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Michelle Ortiz

Familias Separadas/Central Americans Held in Detention Centers


Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Time: 2:00 - 4:50 pm
Location: TBA

Visual artist, muralist, community arts educator and immigrant rights activist Michelle Ortiz will introduce her Familias Separadas project  -- a series of public art installations in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, about the impact of family separations.

This event is sponsored by the Minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST). For more information, please contact ethics@brandeis.edu. All are welcome!