GLOBAL BRANDEIS
COVERING THE WEEK OF AUGUST 30 - SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
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being jewish in france film
Comme un Juif en France (Being Jewish in France)

8/31 | 7:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Lown Auditorium (room 002)

The Department of Romance Studies presents this 2007 French film with English subtitles.  From rottentomatoes.com: "Poised to become the definitive film on the complex history of French Jewry, this sweeping documentary begins with the Dreyfus Affair and ends with contemporary charges of rising anti-Semitism."
crown center

Round Table: Hot Topics in the Middle East
9/1 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Join the Crown Center for some savory flavors and a discussion on a medley of Middle East issues. Hear analysis on the latest topics in: Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Palestine/Israel, Middle East economies.
Future Events
no man's land

September Events
Including: presentations by Paul Loeb and EZRA, theater and art productions, Study Abroad information sessions and fairs, and much more!

Global Event Highlights for 2010-2011
Learn about some of the most exciting upcoming programs of the year!
NEWS
International Experiences Abound This Summer

summerMatt Kupfer '12 creates a film about a conference to teach girls in Kyrgyzstan information and communication technology skills necessary for taking leadership roles; Dr. Naghmeh Sohrabi examines the ways in which the events following the June 2009 Iran election have fundamentally affected the political landscape of the nation; the Heller School's Don Shepard contributes to an international AIDS conference; and much more.  Here is sampling of these stories.
More News
Brandeis Hosts Documentary Screening in New York
theater without borders
A documentary entitled "Acting Together on the World Stage: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict", will be launched at the beginning of a conference on Theatre and Peacebuilding in Conflict Zones in New York City on September 23.  Created by Brandeis faculty member Cynthia Cohen with filmmaker Allison Lund, it features the stories and performances of theatre artists and peacebuilders working to resist violence, build bridges across differences, and support reconciliation in conflict regions around the world.

BLOGS
Guest post by Orlee Rabin, MA candidate in sustainable international development, about her observations of San Andres, Colombia.



siena
When in Siena...
Elena Korn '13 explores the cuisine of Tuscany.






breadthA Breadth of Fresh (Ocean) Air
Graduate student Adam Rosenberg moves to the Sinkor neighborhood
of Monrovia.



il palio
Finally, Il Palio
Elena Korn '13 describes her Palio experience in Italy.



OPPORTUNITIES
Annoucements
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Bloggers Wanted!

Have you traveled abroad this summer? Do you have commentary on a global issue that you would like the Brandeis community to know about?  We'd love to hear from you!  Share your global experiences with the Brandeis community via the Global Brandeis blog. Please write to oga@brandeis.edu for more information.
Info Sessions & Fairs
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Study Abroad Information Session
8/30 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Alumni Lounge
Usdan Student Center

An overview of the off-campus study process at Brandeis including: tips for researching programs and destinations, the application process, getting credit for your work off campus, financial aid, and resources and services our office provides. Attending a general information session is mandatory for students wishing to study off campus for the semester or academic year.

Campus Resources
Academic Areas of Study
International Students and Scholars Office
Office of Study Abroad
Global Studies Program
Hiatt Career Center - International
Experiential Learning
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