April 2021

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April 12, 2021

April 12, 1pm ET, with the Brandeis National Committee,
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Date Time Event
April 8 2pm ET Brandeis National Committee, moderated by Sylvia Fishman. Find registration details on the event page.
April 12 7pm ET Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture, and Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. Visit the event page to register for this free virtual event.
April 14 Publication Day
April 15 5pm MT/7pm ET Tattered Cover (Denver, CO), in conversation with Lisa Fishbayn Joff. Register for this free virtual event on the event page.
April 16 4:20pm ET The Marc Bernier Show, WNDB Radio (Daytona Beach, FL)
April 18 8:30pm ET AMIT, moderated by Rabbi Ethan Tucker. Find registration details on the event page.
April 20 6pm CT/7pm ET Seminary Co-op (Chicago, IL), in conversation with Sylvia Neil. Visit the event page for details.
April 21 9am ET Tom Sumner Program, WFOV Radio (Flint, MI)
April 28 7pm ET Exclusive evening event with the Brandeis Women's Network. Moderated by trustee Lisa Kranc '75, with introduction and closing remarks by co-chairs Amy Cohen '85 and Talee Potter '97.*
April 29 6:30pm ET

Streicker Center virtual event, moderated by the arts and culture editor at The New York Jewish Week, Sandee Brawarsky, register on the event page

*Details forthcoming
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April 14, 2021

April 14, 5pm ET, Zoom event #Slaveryarchive Book Club: Blood and Boundaries by Stuart Schwartz 

April 29, 10:30am ET, Virtual event, From Proposal to Publication: A Discussion with Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli About His New Book and the Process of Getting There, Avi Staiman, CEO Academic Language Experts, will be joined by Cedric Cohen-Skalli, Jonathan Decter, and Syvia Fuks Fried to discuss Don Isaac Abravanel and take a behind-the-scenes look at the translation and publication process.

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April 15, 2021

April 15, 1:30pm ET, Zoom Book LaunchHasidism has attracted, repelled and bewildered philosophers, historians and theologians since its inception in the 18th century. In Hasidism, Ariel Evan Mayse and Sam Berrin Shonkoff present students and scholars with a vibrant and polyphonic set of Hasidic confrontations with the modern world. Editors Mayse and Shonkoff will be joined by Eugene Sheppard, associate director of the Tauber Institute and editor of the BLMJT, to discuss the book and its selections.
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April 22-25 at the 12th Annual Point Reyes Birding & Nature Virtual Festival. Keep track of festival information on the 2021 registration page.

April 29, 7pm ET, Annual New River Birding & Nature Festival. Visit the 2021 registration page for details.

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April 24, 2021

April 24, 4pm ET, Virtual event by Columbia County Habitat for Humanity. See event page for registration details.
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April 26, 2021

April 26, 6-7:30pm ET, Virtual event: Bark: Get to Know Your Treespresented by Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
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April 30, 2021

April 30, 12pm ET, Zoom event. Master wood engraver Barry Moser will be in conversation with author, poet and gallery owner Rich Michelson on the occasion of the new edition of Moser’s classic book "The Art of Wood Engraving & Relief Engraving, published by Brandeis University Press. Part of the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, April 25-May 1. Register here.

May 2021

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May 2, 8pm ET, Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) live Zoom event. In conversation with CNN Correspondent Holly Firfer. Open to all JCCs in North America (and 5 in Canada) as part of the National JCC Literary Consortium.

May 4, 10am ET, Zoom interview with Zibby Owens on the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books.

May 19, 6pm ET, Virtual event, Politics and Prose Bookstore (Washington D.C.), in conversation with Ambassador Norman Eisen (ret.), Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution. Details forthcoming.

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May 3, 2021

May 3, 7pm ET, Virtual event: Bark: Identifying Trees of the Northeast, presented by the Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA – 7:00 PM (Registration begins 4/1/2021 at 8:00 AM).
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May 14, 2021

May 14, 9pm ET, author Kathryn Schneider will speak about her new book for the upcoming Birding & Spring Nature Program (May 14-16) at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY. Registration is open with limited availability.
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May 17, 2021

May 17, 7pm, Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon, PA will host a virtual Vulture presentation.
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May 19, 2021

May 19, 12-1pm ET, The Brandeis Author Series, in association with the Brandeis Alumni Association, presents Roxana Robinson in conversation with Nancy Scott. Details forthcoming.
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May 20, 2021

May 20, 11:30am ET, Streicker Center virtual event: “Tangled Identities, Evolving Beliefs: American Jewish Thought Since 1934.”

Dr. Michael Marmur and Rabbi David Ellenson, editors of American Jewish Thought Since 1934: Writings on Identity, Engagement, & Belief, published one year ago, will delve into the shifting soundscape around questions of loyalty and belonging, religious practice, secular discontents and the creative American recasting of Jewish peoplehood.

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Date Time Event
May 3 TBA Boston Landmarks Commission Preservation Month Keynote*
May 4 7pm ET Boston By Foot*
May 5 7pm ET Hingham Public Library, register on the event page.
May 6 7pm ET Tewksbury Public Library*
May 11 6pm ET Historic New England, visit the event page for more details.
May 12 TBA Old North Church*
May 13 7pm ET Kingston Public Library, register on the event page
May 16 TBA Dorchester Historical Society, Annual Meeting*
May 18 TBA Neighborhood Association of Back Bay*
May 19 6pm ET Boston Public Library, register on the event page.
May 24 6:30pm ET Langley-Adams Library, register on the event page
May 25 7pm ET Jamaica Plain Historical Society, register on the event page
May 27 7pm ET Maynard Public Library, register on the event page
June 3 TBA New England Historic Genealogical Society*
June 24 7pm ET Colonial Society of Massachusetts, visit the society's calendar
July 1 TBA Falmouth Historical Society*
July 13 TBA Goodnow Library, Sudbury*
Late August TBA Charlestown Historical Society Walking Tour*
First week of October TBA The Bostonian Society*
*Details forthcoming

June 2021

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June 2, 2021

June 2, 7pm, Zoom event hosted by the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University. Details forthcoming. Visit local Cleveland bookstore Mac's Backs.