Upcoming Conferences and Events
The Mandel Center offers a robust schedule of events, and convenes a major conference each year that advance work in one of its research projects. These meetings bring together scholars, practitioners, and policy makers — many of whom are involved in the research work — to advance thinking, generate new questions and, in some cases, generate new work for future publication.
Click on the title of each event for more details and registration links. Remote events will be recorded and the recordings available on our website. Times indicated are Eastern Time.
September 30, 2021, in person and remote
Learning About Learning: A Conversation with Professor Jonathan Krasner
How Camp Ramah Met the Challenges of the 1990s
October 14, 2021, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
October 26, 2021, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
November 2, 2021, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
November 11, 2021, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Learning About Learning: A Conversation with Professor Miriam Heller Stern
How the Study of Jewish History Informs the Arts
December 9, 2021, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
December 13, 2021, 1 – 2:15 p.m.
Learning About Learning: A Conversation with Dr. Arielle Levites
Talmud in Jewish Day School from the Students’ Perspective
January 13, 2022, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
February 1, 2022, 1 – 2:15 p.m.
Learning About Learning: A Conversation with Professor Sharon Avni
Accentuating the American Jewish Hebrew Speaker
March 10, 2022, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
April 11, 2022, 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Other Regular Events
A monthly seminar for members to explore the culture, education, politics, art, literature, history and sociology of contemporary Jews and Judaism. It is open to Brandeis faculty, researchers, doctoral candidates, and staff, and convened by a partnership of campus units with an interest in contemporary Jewish life.