2023 Programs and Events
AAAS Authors Reception
May 10, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Join the Department of African and African American Studies and Alumni Network of Color for a special reception honoring the publication of several new books by Brandeis faculty.
Artist on Artist: Lyle Ashton Harris and Renee Cox
May 9, 2023, 7 p.m.
Artists Lyle Ashton Harris and Renee Cox discuss their 1994 collaboration “Venus Hottentot 2000” and their distinct artistic practice and use of performative self-portraits to explore Black identity, sexuality, and gender in this virtual conversation moderated by Dr. Gannit Ankori, Rose Director and Chief Curator.
Desire at the Margins: Queer Black Representation, Intimacy and Violence
April 27, 2023, 7 p.m.
In this virtual program, Brandon Callender, Brandeis University Assistant Professor of English, is joined by Fenway Health's Adrianna Boulin and Dr. Calvin Fitch in conversation to highlight the complex reality of the queer Black community and how identity places them at the crossbars of hyper-sexualization, police brutality, and societal and medical negligence.
Studio Israel with Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi
March 30, 2023, 12 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Director and Chief Curator, talks with Ukrainian-Israeli artist Zoya Cherkassy-Nnadi, about Cherkassy-Nnadi's work and artistic practice in this virtual program for Studio Israel.
2023 Spring Opening Celebration
March 15, 2023, 6 p.m.
Gather with friends, artists, and colleagues at the Rose Art Museum for a celebratory evening in honor of the new exhibition "Lyle Ashton Harris: Our first and last love."
Phantom Limbs: Frida Kahlo, disability and art
March 8, 2023, 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator, details how the life and work of Frida Kahlo is a potent rejection of ableist discourse and affirms an alternative way of being in this virtual program.
Encore Presentations: Rick Lowe
January 25, 2023, 7 p.m.
This Encore Presentation features a 2016 conversation between artist and activist Rick Lowe and former Rose Director Christopher Bedford.