Upcoming Events

Fall 2020

October 8, 2020

12:30-1:30 pm EDT

Please register for this event. Zoom links will be sent a day prior to the seminar via email.

During Sukkot and Latinx Heritage month, join HBI Project on Latin American Jewish & Gender Studies and Jewtina y Co., for a panel discussion on contemporary Jewish Latinx migration in the context of race, gender, and legality. We will host a conversation with Representative Alma Hernandez, the Jewish, Latina, feminist, pro-Israel Arizona State Representative; Analucía Lopezrevoredo, Founder & Executive Director, Jewtina y Co.,  Elías Rosenfeld ’20, Brandeis alum, DREAMer and activist; and Eddie Chavez Calderon, DREAMer and Arizona Jews for Justice Campaign Organizer.

Co-Sponsored by Jewtina y Co., Brandeis Alumni Association, the Latin America Initiative, International Business School, Brandeis Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Brandeis Hispanic Studies, J-Lats Princeton

October 20, 2020

8:00-9:00 pm EDT

Register online.

Poet and scholar Marjorie Agosín and photographer Samuel Shats explore the truth that lies in fragmented memories, the legacy of refugees defined by truncated pasts, and the power of art as a vehicle for healing across generations. Join us for a multimedia presentation and panel discussion about the emotional, literary, and visual iterations of loss and reclaimed identity in post-Holocaust Latin American feminist literature.

Panelists:

  • Marjorie Agosín, Ph.D. Professor of Spanish, Wellesley College
  • Samuel Shats, Photographer
  • Elizabeth Bradfield, M.F.A. Associate Professor of the Practice of English and Co-Director of the Creative Writing Program
  • María Durán, Ph.D. Florence Levy Kay Fellow in U.S. Latinx Cultural Studies

Moderator:

Dalia Wassner, Ph.D. Director, HBI Project on Latin American Jewish & Gender Studies

Co-sponsors:

Brandeis Family Focus; Brandeis Alumni Association; Brandeis Creative Writing Program; Latin America Initiative, Brandeis International Business School; Brandeis Gender and Sexuality Center; Wellesley College Spanish Department; Museo Interactivo Judío de Chile; J-Lats Princeton; Red LAES