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Film Poster Disturbing the Peace

Free Film Class Nov 15: Disturbing the Peace Film Poster

Over the years, we have offered many thought-provoking and engaging lectures to the Brandeis community and public at large. On this page, you will find videos of our semester's lectures. This page will update frequently as we add content following a lecture; please check back often for updates. 

LECTURES COMING UP FALL 2017

NOVEMBER

2 November 12.30-2pm Music Builds Community and Community Builds Music Presented by Ruth Nemzoff, WSRC Scholar with Jodi Blankenstein and guitarist Adam Dehner, Guest Performers

7 November 12.30-2pm Rediscovering Art in the Everyday Presented by Sukeshi Sondhi, WSRC Scholar

9 November 12.30-2pm The Seamstress and the Starlet: A Tale of Two cousins, Five Cities and Twenty Five Years Presented by Lisa Krissoff Boehm, WSRC Scholar

14 November 12.30-2pm Cuba: Images and Ideas-Photographs and Literature Presented by Fran Forman, Mary Berg, Vaughn Sills and Susan Wilson, WSRC Scholars

15 November 12.30-2pm Free Film Class: Disturbing the Peace Free Film and Discussion of the award winning 2016 film by Stephen Apkon and Andrew Young. 

21 November 12.30-2pm Program Music for a Play about Abortion and Reincarnation Presented by WSRC Scholar Rosie Rosenzweig

28 November 12.30-2pm Finding Lina: Reflections on the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria Presented by the WSRC World Cultures Study Group

30 November 12.30-2pm Living Bravely with the Unknown: Art and the Origins of Exercises for the Quiet Eye Presented by Annie V.F. Storr, WSRC Scholar

PAST LECTURES 

13 September 12.30-2pm The Role of Women in the Six Day War: Why is it still so little known, half a century later? Presented by Pnina Geraldine Abir-Am, WSRC Scholar

14 September 12.30-2pm At the Piano. Integrating Art and Storytelling. Presented by Suzanne B. Hanser, WSRC Scholar

OCTOBER

4 October 12.30-2pm Open Film Class: The Day I Became a Woman Film and Discussion of thr groundbreaking Iranian film by Marzieh Makhmalbaf

26 October 12.30-2pm The Monument and the Wrecking Crew: Ageism in the Academy Presented by Margaret Morganroth Gullette, WSRC Scholar

31 October 12.30-2pm Turning Points: Resistance and Persistence in Women's Lives Presented by WSRC Scholars in the Writing Women's Lives Study Group

LECTURE VIDEOS SPRING 2017

Mobilizing Men to End Gender-Based Violence
Presented by Craig Norberg-Bohm on January 17, 2017

"Caring for Red: A Daughter's Memoir"
Presented by Mindy Fried on January 19, 2017

How Identity Politics has Morphed into Anti-Semitism on Campus
Presented by Eric Silverman and Gail Dines on January 25, 2017

Bearing Witness Without Witnessing
Presented by the WSRC Holocaust Research Study Group on January 26, 2017

Climates of Learning: Local Environmental Knowledge and International Communication in Young People's Education
Presented by Barbara Bodenhorn on February 2, 2017

An Edition in Progress: Ethel Smyth's Mass in D
Presented by Amelia LeClair and Dominique Norgaisse on February 14, 2017

HIJAB: A Short Play and Notes from the Field
Presented by the WSRC World Cultures Study Group on February 16, 2017

Navigating Queerness, Jewishness, Class, Parenting, Age - And More - in "Transparent"
Presented by the Janet Freedman and Ruth Fertig on March 1, 2017

Frances Perkins: Her Efforts to Save the German Jews
Presented by Ellen Israel Rosen on March 7, 2017

Moving Women Dancing
Presented by Susan Dibble on March 9, 2017

Lessons from Myanmar: It's not About Music
Presented by Jane Ring Frank on March 23, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

Women's Sense of Place: A Symposium of New WSRC Scholars' Work
Presented by Elise Franklin, Monica Raymond, Robin A. Robinson, Vaughn Sills, Annie V. F. Storr, Susan Wilson and Sukeshi Sondhi on March 28, 2017

The One Who Feeds us All
Presented by Margaret Morganroth Gullette on April , 2017

Gender and Racial Composition in the C-Suite of U.S. Hospitals
Presented by Gary Gaumer on April 19, 2017

American Women in Russian Revolution
Presented by Angela Shpolberg on April 25, 2017

Creativity and Religion
Presented by Rosie Rosenzweig with Guest Speakers on April 27, 2017

The Adamses of Massachusetts: Trajectory of a Family
Presented by Annette Liberman Miller and David Gullette on May 2, 2017

Latinas: Music by Women Composers and Arrangers from Latin America
Presented by Laury Gutierrez on May 4, 2017

Up on the Wall: The History of the Women of Northampton, 1600-1980
Presented by Linda Bond on May 16, 2017