All lectures take place in the Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall and all exhibitions take place in the Kniznick Gallery, both at the WSRC in the Epstein Building, Brandeis University, and are free and open to the public.


On view at the Kniznick Gallery through October 26, 2018 RACHEL STERN | MORE WEIGHT
RACHEL STERN's photo installation weaves the “real” and “unreal,” with the pageantry of kitsch and the deliberation of vanitas still lifes.

Tuesday, Sept 4, 2018, 12.30-2pm Exercises for the Quiet Eye 
WSRC Scholar ANNIE STORR will lead art experiencing exercises around Rachel Sterns "More Weight" Exhibition.

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, 5-8 pm Artist's Lecture and Reception; Lecture at 5 pm, Reception to follow
Philadelphia-based artist RACHEL STERN will discuss her process and Kniznick Gallery exhibition "More Weight."
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, 12.30-2.30pm Open Film Class “The Band's Visit” directed by Eran Koritin, 2007 (Israel, Hebrew and Arabic with subtitles), 87 min. A WSRC FILM STUDY GROUP Event. Discussion will follow film showing
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, 3.30-5pm A Cascading/Downward Mobility Lecture  ”A Long Road: The Quest for Career and Family” CLAUDIA GOLDIN, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University


Thursday Oct. 4, 2018, 5-6.30pm Lecture and Multimedia Presentation “The Final Voyage of Dr. Susan Dimock, 1875” Presentation on the shipwreck disaster that took young Dr. Susan Dimock’s life SUSAN WILSON, Brandeis WSRC Scholar

Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018, 12.30-2pm Lecture “Contradictions and Complicities” EMILY FOX-KALES and MARGARET MORGANROTH GULLETTE, Brandeis WSRC Scholars 


Kniznick Gallery exhibition November 8 - February 15, 2018 ANNE LILLY & KARIN ROSENTHAL

Thursday Nov 8, 2018, 5-8 pm Artist's Lecture and Reception; Lecture at 5 pm, Reception to follow Boston-based artist ANNE LILLY will discuss current work and Kniznick Gallery exhibition.

Thursday Nov 1, 2018, 5-6.30pm Lecture and Panel Discussion “Sexual Harassment: Case Study of a College in Distress” SUZANNE HANSER, Brandeis WSRC Scholar with Feminist Faculty Alliance members

Thursday Nov 8, 2018, 12.30-2pm Lecture “Women and Gender Culture Society” CHAERAN FREEZE, Brandeis Professor of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Thursday Nov 15, 2018, 12.30-2pm Lecture “Contemporary Pagans and the Alt-Right” HELEN BERGER, Brandeis WSRC Scholar

Tuesday Nov 27, 2018, 5-6.30pm Lecture “Women’s Organizational Wisdom about Navigating Bias in the Workplace” EDITH CHEARS, Brandeis WSRC Scholar

Thursday Nov 29, 2018, 12.30-2pm Lecture “A Small Scientific Commune: Brandeis Professor Carolyn Cohen’s Legacy” PNINA ABIR-AM, Brandeis WSRC Scholar

Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC) is an innovative, interdisciplinary research center of scholars, artists, students, and faculty who study gender issues and women’s lives. 

Welcome Day Fall 2017

On September 11, 2017 the Women's Studies Research Center Scholars participated in the center's annual Orientation Day and listened to WSRC's new Director Karen V. Hansen's introduction and words of welcome!

Students Celebrating Scholarship Partnership Program with Cake

On April 25, 2018 our amazing Brandeis Students came together with WSRC Scholars, Staff and Board members to celebrate the Student Scholarship Program with cake and music!

Past Lectures and Events Spring 2018

Exercises for the Quiet Eye, Grappling With Holocaust Memories in the 21st Century, Film "Strangers in Good Company", Artist's Lecture & Reception Clarity Haynes, "BabaNaGig", Staking a Claim: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and Landownership, Poetry Reading Our Bodies, Ourselves 2018, Third Annual Alfredo and Demitra DiLuzio Concert at Slosberg Music Center Film "Tupperware!", Being Single in India: Gendered Identities, Class Mobilities and Personhoods in FluxPioneers of Professional Art Education a Century Ago: Pioneering the History of the Field Today, More of Frances Perkins: The Civil Service Commission, The Reunion Project: A Community View, Why Amy Beach Matters, "Raise the Roof", "New immigrant and Refugee Visions", Second Annual WSRC New Scholars' Symposium, 2017-18, Trafficked Young Women in Colonial America: A Psycho-Legal Hypothesis; Memory, Invention, Witness: Excerpts from Works in Process/Working Process; Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock; Creativity and Publishing- a Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts Event; On the Rhode to Equality: Achievements and Struggles of Rhodes Scholar Women; Twin Book Launch: "We'll Call You if We Need You!" (non fiction) and Stanley's Girl (poetry); Between Eisenstein and Sinclair: HWL Dana and the Adventure of iQUE VIVA MEXICO!; Jewish Radical Feminism: Voices from the Women's Liberation Movement