The Emperor's Private Paradise on Public Display: Notes on Transnational Museum Practice
9/27 | 3:40 - 5:00 p.m.
Nancy Berliner, curator of Chinese Art at the Peabody Essex Museum, discusses challenges of
cross-cultural "translation" in global museum circuits.
The Art of Giving: Where the Soul Meets a Business Plan
9/27 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Zinner Forum, Heller School
The chairman and president of the Bronfman Philanthropies will discuss their new book, which offers reflective questions, logistical answers, and many resources for
creating a business plan for giving, regardless of the scale of giving
involved. Please RSVP for this event.
Recovery or Relapse? Prospects for the Global Economy
9/28 | 3:30 p.m.
Lee Academic Hall
Allen Sinai, co-founder and chief economist at Decision Economics, will
offer his insights on the future prospects of the global economy in this open forum.
Anthropology Colloquium Series: Charles Golden
9/28 | 3:30 p.m.
Golden will present: "Imaging and Imagining Landscapes of Power in the Western Maya Lowlands" about the rise and fall of the royal courts of the Usumacinta basin and he importance of the Usumacinta River valley itself in shaping all aspects of political life.
Brandeis for Pakistan Relief Dinner Fundraiser
9/28 | 7:00 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center
A dinner to raise funds and awareness for the 21 million people of Pakistan who have been affected by the floods. All proceeds to benefit relief efforts. Cost is $15: vegetarian cuisine with kosher options will be served.
Tracy Letts adapts Anton Chekhov's most
enduring masterpiece about a family's loss of something once great and
the dissolution of the ties that held them together.
The month leads off with six lectures, two seminars, two gatherings and an info session, with more likely to be added.
Global Event Highlights for 2010-2011
Learn about some of the most exciting upcoming programs of the year!
|Students Initiate Pakistan Relief Effort|
In light of the destructive flooding that has occurred in Pakistan since
late July, Anushka Aqil '12 has spearheaded an on-campus fundraising
relief effort on campus to help revitalize the Pakistani economy, which
has been devastated by the natural disaster. Also, you can read Sidra Saiyed's response to national relief efforts, learn more about the group's initiatives, and RSVP for the fundraiser dinner (details are in the left column).|
Brandeis IBS Students Intern at African Devlopment Bank
Two students from Brandeis International Business
School, Sonia Gisenya, MBA '11 and Wilfried
Nonguierma, MAief '11, won summer internships at the African Development Bank
Group, one of five multilateral banks in the world, and a coveted place
to launch a career in economic and social development. The students say they plan to pursue jobs in the field of economic expansion and poverty alleviation in Africa, their home continent, after graduation.
|Brandeis Alumni Doctors Travel to Haiti|
Brandeis alumni Michael Forman, Lisa Fishaman, Steven Fralik, Mark
Horowitz and Michele Mandel, who all work in the medical profession,
bonded a few weeks ago when the group went on a volunteer medical
mission to Haiti. The group was part of the Brandeis Haiti Relief Effort, a student-led
mission co-founded by Nate Rosenblum '10, and set up to aid Haiti after
last year's earthquakes.
|Major Slifka Gift Bolsters Master's in Coexistence and Conflict|
The Alan B. Slifka Foundation has made a $4.25 million gift to Brandeis
University to help the Slifka Master's Program in Coexistence and
Conflict continue its pioneering work educating leaders in the emerging
field of Coexistence and Shared Societies.
Hosts and Students Dine at Open Doors Potluck|
Shelby Bleiweis covers this ISSO-sponsored event where new international students enjoy dinner with their hosts from the Brandeis community.
LALS 2010 newsletter released|
2010 newsletter from the Latin American and Latino Studies department
features national and university award winners; a recap of '09-'10
events; Study Abroad, Haiti Relief, and WOW Fellows updates; a list of
new faculty members and theses; and much more.
Annual Russian BBQ on Great Lawn|
10/1 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Shapiro Great Lawn
Come join this special Russian Club event for some food, to meet some friends, and to have a great time.
Submit your photos from West Africa|
Students associated with the MusicUnitesUS fall residency are putting together an exhibit of student work that illustrates a narrative from the region of West Africa. Email your high-resolution digital images (300 dpi) or send them on a CD via campus mail to mailbox 989.
Are you interested in issues related to international justice and human rights?|
Would you like to see more engagement with these issues on the Brandeis campus?
If so, please attend an informal get-together on October 7, 2010 from 5 to 6 pm in the Atrium of the Abraham Shapiro Academic Center.
Call for poster presenters at the Experiential Expo|
Have you participated in an experiential learning project that you would like to share with the Brandeis community? Sign up to be a poster presenter in this year's EL Expo! The submission deadline is October 12th.
Apply for the Brandeis University - Middlebury School of Hebrew summer program|
This is an intensive seven-week language and cultural immersion program where
students of Hebrew benefit from Middlebury College's renowned Language Pledge(r)
in the classroom, in co-curricular activities, and in every moment of
|Study Abroad Information Session|
9/27 | 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Academic Services Conference Room, Usdan
This session provides an overview of the off-campus study process at
Brandeis: tips for researching programs and destinations, the
application process, getting credit for your work off campus, financial
aid, and other resources and services.
Fall 2010 Career Fair|
9/28 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Levin Ballroom, Usdan
The Hiatt Career Center invites all Brandeis students to attend. There will be over
70 employers at the fair seeking to make connections with Brandeis
students who are looking for internships, full time jobs and
|Community Service Fair|
9/29 | 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
The Community Service Fair connects students, faculty, and staff who are
interested in participating in community service and are looking for an
outlet to become involved.
Study Abroad Info Session: University College of London|
9/29 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Academic Services Conference Room, Usdan
Although this session will focus on a particular special interest, all
sessions will cover the information necessary information to get you
started with the study abroad process.
MASA Israel Journey On Campus Interviews|
9/28 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hiatt Interview Room 1, Usdan
Masa Israel Journey is the gateway to academic, career development
and volunteer opportunities in Israel. MASA will be pre-screening applications and choosing final candidates to interview for these positions.
Peace Corps Information Session|
9/29 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Hiatt Career Center, Usdan
Come find out about Peace Corps service from a panel of Returned Peace
Corps Volunteers who will speak about their experiences at the evening