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IMPACT: IMAGINING TOGETHER
Platform for Arts, Culture and Conflict Transformation

Designing a university-based infrastructure for the field

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Listen: Think Tank Discussion on the Emerging ACCT Field with IMPACT Leaders
Hosted by the International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC)
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New Report-
"Imagine IMPACT: An emerging strategy to strengthen the arts, culture, and conflict transformation ecosystem"

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2018-2019 Annual Report: Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation (CAST)
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Create@Brandeis all-arts welcome party!
September 13, 1:00pm

CAST Co-Sponsored Events:
Dance in the Aftermath of Mass Violence
October 22, 2:00pm
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Familias Separadas/Central Americans Held in Detention Centers
November 19, 2:00pm
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Highlights

2020 Oak Human Rights Fellowship
Nominations by: Nov 30

Apply by: Dec 30
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Video: Fate, Family and the Floundering of a Friendship
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Naila and the Uprising
PBS Special
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Featured News from the Field Theme: "The Impact of Authoritarian Regimes on Artistic Freedom and Expression"


Songbook: Let’s Make a Better World: Stories and Songs by Jane Sapp
*Purchase Now!*
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And listen to the related podcast series.


Sarah Terrazano wins Academy of American Poets Prize


A Reflection on Ebony Axis
By Sarah Nzisabira
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Past News from the Field Theme: "Artists Respond to Climate Change"

Past News from the Field Theme: "Creative Reflections on Human Migration"


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Creative Ecofiction
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Professor Cynthia Cohen Solves the World's Problems with Creativity
The Brandeis Hoot
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"Arts and Building Peace: The Basics and Envisioning the Future"
Essay by Cynthia Cohen
Peace in Progress Magazine
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Interview with Lee Perlman about the
book “But Abu Ibrahim, We’re Family!”
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Read more News from the Field.

Acting Together Documentary

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Watch the preview!


Find "Acting Together" screenings near you.

“Acting Together” Documentary Selected to Receive a
2012 Telly Award

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June 8, 2012 –
 The Telly Awards has named Cynthia Cohen and Allison Lund as winners in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Acting Together on the World Stage.”  Selected from nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, Telly Award is the most well-known and prestigious professional video industry award, this is a tremendous honor for the production team including Theatre Without Borders, Brandeis University’s Peacebuilding and the Arts program, and filmmaker Allison Lund.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding professional video and film productions. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, executive director of the Telly Awards.  “Cohen and Lund's accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, comprising the Silver Telly Council (Silver being the highest presented award), judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.  “Acting Together on the World Stage” won a Bronze Telly in the Education category.

ATThis July will mark one-year anniversary of completion of the documentary, “Acting Together on the World Stage.” This award is both a tremendous honor and great recognition of our on-going effort for promoting peace through the use of arts. If you want to get involved in the Acting Together project, please contact Polly Walker at pollyowalker@gmail.com. View the screening event calendar and learn more about the Acting Together project.


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