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COVERING THE WEEKS OF DECEMBER 6 - 31, 2010
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Tolstoy's "About Mushrooms": Reading Anna Karenina through the Lens of Chekhov

12/6 | 12:10 - 1:30 p.m.
Mandel Seminar Room (room 128)


Lecture by Robin Feuer Miller, the Edytha Macy Gross Professor of Humanities.


Shifting Perspectives: Encountering Community in a Changing World

12/7 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Usdan


Join the annual presentation of the PAX 89 class. Sorensen Fellows and other summer interns will share their experiences.


Chamber Music Recital

12/7 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Slosberg Recital Hall


Students perform under the direction of Judith Eissenberg.

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Global Brandeis Fund Open House

12/8 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex, Room 308


The second Global Brandeis Fund is designed to support innovative efforts that stimulate a future-oriented, collaborative approach to the curriculum and co- or extra-curriculum. Feel free to drop by to ask questions about the fund.
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Israeli Drama - Creativity through Expressive Arts

12/7 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Merrick Theater, Spingold


A creative selection of scenes from contemporary Israeli plays to children stories, dancing, singing and more.
NEWS
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Asper Center sponsors Indian social entrepreneurship guests
Social entrepreneurship can be a driving force in addressing pressing social challenges in India according to Dr. Satyajit Majumdar and Dr. Samapati Guha, professors at the School of Management & Labor Studies at the TATA Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India. Majumdar and Guha shared background on the institute's MA in Social Entrepreneurship, at the invitation of IBS Assistant Professor Preeta Banerjee, over a recent luncheon.
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Shikaki sees rough road ahead for Middle East negotiations
Khalil Shikaki, senior fellow at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, has returned to campus from Ramallah for his annual autumnal team-teaching stint with center director Shai Feldman, and the assessment he has brought with him of the situation in the region is grim.
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Peacebuilding and the Arts officially launches in 2011
The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life is pleased to announce the official launch of its new program, Peacebuilding and the Arts. The program will continue work previously undertaken within the framework of "Creative Approaches to Coexistence and Reconciliation".  Events this spring include the publication of a two-volume anthology, a documentary, and two Weekend Intensives.
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Going abroad next semester or over winter break?
Consider writing for our Global Brandeis blog!  Students, alumni, and faculty conducting studies abroad, internships, fellowships, or other work in foreign countries are encouraged to share their global experiences via our blog.  Take a look at what others have written about, and email us if you are interested!  Both one-time authors and more frequent bloggers are welcome.
NEWS RECAPS
BLOGS
development or dependency?Development or Dependency?
Clay Westrope (M.A.) struggles with the concept of aid dependency in Tajikistan.

OPPORTUNITIES
Campus Meetings
Phront Student Auction for Haiti Project

12/6 | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Ridgewood A Commons


Come for a early study break and bid on your favorite students to help the Phront fundraiser for Haiti!
Announcements
About this newsletter

This last e-newsletter of the semester covers events from Dec. 6 through 31.  The next newsletter will be sent on Jan. 14.
Info Sessions & Fairs
Study Abroad Funding Workshop

12/7 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
International Lounge, Usdan


This session will help you prepare financially for your time abroad.
Summer Internship Funding Information Session

12/7 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Usdan


Given the chance, how would you change the world?  Come learn about six internship funding opportunities.
Study Abroad Application Workshop

12/8 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
International Lounge, Usdan


The workshop will allow you to understand each of the steps in the complex application process. Especially for students applying to study abroad in Spring 2010.

Deadlines
12/6: The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
12/15: Child Family Health International Scholarship
12/15: Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York
12/17: Study Abroad New Program Approval for 2011-12
12/22: Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Internship Program
12/30: Israel Studies Conference Call for Papers
12/31: Foundation for Asia Pacific Education
External Opportunities
GlobeMed seeking chapter founders

GlobeMed is a network of university students who partner with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of people living in poverty. It is currently accepting applications from passionate and committed undergraduates who are interested in bringing GlobeMed to their university.  Click here to find out more.
Campus Resources
Academic Areas of Study
International Students and Scholars Office
Office of Study Abroad
International and Global Studies Program
Global Studies Program
Hiatt Career Center - International
Experiential Learning
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