Event Calendar

All Mandel Center events for 2020-2021 are subject to health standards, precautions, and protocols as determined by Brandeis University and the State of Massachusetts. Events may occur virtually. Please check back here for updates on our future events.
Close up photo of an autumnal lead with overlaid text that reads Fall Welcome Reception and New Books Celebration

Fall 2020

poster for event featuring wildflowers

November 6, 2020

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Zoom
Open to the public.

November 11, 2020

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.

November 12, 2020

Noon–1:30 p.m.
ZOOM REGISTRATION
Free and open to the public.

Speakers: Isaiah Wooden (Theater Arts) and Elizabeth Bradfield (Creative Writing)

November 19, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speakers: Erin Gee (Music)

Spring 2021

January 27, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Mandel Atrium
Free and open to the public. 

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

January 28, 2021

1–2 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Yuri Doolan (History & WGS)

February 3, 2021

3:30–5 p.m.
Mandel Atrium
Open to the public. Tea and cakes will be served.

Speakers: Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow (Classical Studies) and Alexandra Ratzlaff (Classical Studies)

February 11, 2021

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speakers: John Plotz (English) and John Wardle (Astrophysics)

February 24, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Mandel Atrium
Free and open to the public. 

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

March 4, 2021

3:30–5 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Open to the public. Tea and cakes will be served.

Speakers: Eugene Shepherd (NEJS) and Michael Willrich (History)

March 10, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Mandel Atrium
Free and open to the public. 

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

March 18, 2021

12–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Faith Smith (English & AAAS)

April 5, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Barbara Mandel Auditorium, G3
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

April 7, 2021

12–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

April 7, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Barbara Mandel Auditorium, G3
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

April 8, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Barbara Mandel Auditorium, G3
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

April 14, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Mandel Atrium
Free and open to the public. 

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

April 21, 2021

3:30–5 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Open to the public. Tea and cakes will be served.

Speakers: Harleen Singh (South Asian Studies)

April 22, 2021

1–2 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Sheida Soleimani (Fine Arts)

April 22, 2021

April 22-24

Locations TBD

Open to the public.

New Books Celebration

DATE TBA, April/May

4:30–6:30 p.m.
Location TBD
A celebration of the new year and faculty monographs published in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

Free and open to the public.