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Prince-Gibson reporting

Reporting from Jerusalem: Women, Journalism, and the Middle East

3/21 | 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library


Lecture by the Jerusalem Report's Editor-in-Chief Eetta Prince-Gibson.

scholars and texts

Scholars and Texts from Hipparchus to Google Books

3/22 | 5:10 - 6:30 p.m.
Lown 002


Lecture by D. Neel Smith, College of the Holy Cross. 

Grae

Lecturer: Seth Grae BA '85, Lightbridge (rescheduled from last week)

3/22 | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Lemberg Academic Center, Room 54


Lightbridge has evolved into a world leader in developing advanced nuclear fuel technologies. 

Singh

Writing Our Lives: Migration Narratives of Indian-Jewish Women

3/23 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Schusterman Center Conference Room
Space is limited -- please rsvp to aselve@brandeis.edu


Lecture by Dr. Maina Chawla Singh, American University. 

EL EXPO

(EL)2: Experiential Learning, Engaged Learners

3/24 | 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Levin Ballroom, Usdan


A Brandeis symposium spotlighting undergraduate students' exploration, discovery and innovation. 

Priorities and Pitfalls

Priorities and Pitfalls: The New International Financial Regulation

3/24 | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Lee Lecture Hall, Lemberg


A presentation of student research followed by response and commentary by industry specialists. 

Siddiqi

South Asian Studies Colloquium: Migration and the Inheritance of Loss

3/24 | 5:00 p.m.
Mandel Center Room G03


Lecture by Yumna Siddqi, Middlebury College.

Feuer Miller

Love in a Time of Upheaval: Kazuko's Letters from Japan

3/24 | 5:15 - 7:00 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library


Lecture by Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University. 

Begun

An evening with Yosef Begun, Case No. 42

3/24 | 5:15 p.m.
Heller G2


Russian Refusenik Yosef Begun will tell his story and present a film based on his experiences. 

nakhimosky

Stalin's Favorite Cartoonist, Boris Efimov and Famed Translator, Lilianna Lungina

3/25 | 1:30 p.m.
Shiffman 123


Lecture by Alice Nakhimovsky, Colgate University. 

Lydian

Lydian String Quartet 30th Anniversary Gala Concert and Reception

3/26 | 7:00 p.m.
Slosberg Recital Hall


Featuring guest cellist Rhonda Rider.  Order tickets here
NEWS

expo

Showcasing experiential and global learning

A week-long celebration will  include next Thursday's Symposium

Each spring Brandeis hosts an interdisciplinary symposium to showcase the diverse and impressive ways that students engage in experiential learning. Click here for more information.

 

Thursday, March 24 Symposium Schedule:

  • Posters Available for Viewing, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m., Levin Ballroom
  • Keynote and Plenary, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., International Lounge
  • Panel Presentation: Global Issues, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., International Lounge
  • Panel Presentation: Arts and Humanities, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., International Lounge
  • Poster Presenters Available, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Levin Ballroom
  • Sushi Reception, 5:00 p.m., Levin Ballroom

Related events:

  • Monday March 21st: ExCEL Info Table (12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Usdan Lower Lobby); Cupcake Social (5:00 - 6:30 p.m, Shapiro Campus Center Atrium)
  • Tuesday March 22nd: Coffee & Doughnuts (9:00 - 11:00 a.m., outside Usdan); ExCEL Info Table (12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Lobby)
  • Wednesday March 23rd: ExCEL Info Table (12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Usdan Lower Lobby); Coffeehouse with Student Performances (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m., Chum's)
  • Thursday March 24th: ExCEL Info Table (12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Usdan 1st Floor Lobby)
Japan update
A week after the disaster in Japan, our campus community has continued to respond. Brandeis President Fred Lawrence wrote in his blog about the support going to international students, families, and students abroad. Other updates include:

Study abroad prague

Faculty presence grows overseas as new programs are launched

Applications to two new spring programs are due April 13

Faculty members Richard Gaskins, Vardit Ringvald, Paola Servino, and Yu Feng comment on their involvement in recent study abroad programs.

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"Wander: The Brandeis International Journal" launches

New publication will chronicle students experiences abroad through stories, pictures, poetry; Submissions due by April 18

Organized by returned study abroad students with support from the Global Brandeis Fund and the Office of Study Abroad, the new journal will debut this fall. Email WanderJournal@gmail.com for more details.
Rosenberg Institute to host roundtable on global financial regulation
The Rosenberg Institute for Global Finance is proud to bring you the event Priorities and Pitfalls: The New International Financial Regulation. This panel discussion will feature a presentation of student research on the potential impact of Basle III on financial markets and institutions in emerging market countries, followed by response and commentary by industry specialists from the public and private sectors.  Read more information in the left sidebar.  
PROFILES
EveGlobal Brandeis Profile: Eve Markvardt '13

From Russia, to Finland, to Canada, and finally to the USA, Eve Markvardt has found the freedom to be who she wants to be and her passion in the field of anthropology.

More Profiles 

NEWS RECAPS
BLOGS
Marie RomeRome Is Where The Heart Is

Marie Zazueta '10 writes about her experiences in a sponsored trip to Rome over spring break.  "I think I can speak for all of us when I say that it was the closeness I felt with the other students that really made this experience memorable, regardless of religious background."

More Blog Entries 

OPPORTUNITIES
Announcements
Interested in becoming a World of Work (WOW) Fellow?
Get hands-on career experience, explore your passions in the summer internship of your choice,  and receive funding to support your work from the Hiatt Career Center!  Applications are due by noon on March 24.
Need funding or publicity for an event about ethics or social justice?

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life is interested in cosponsoring events related to its core mission and themes. Typical cosponsorship amounts are up to $250.  The next deadline is March 25. 
Campus Meetings
KSA K-Nite: Korea 101

3/26 | 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Levin Ballroom


Come enjoy a night of traditional Korean clothing, drumming, and fan dance with a twist of modern Korean culture. 
CelabrAsian!--APAHM Closing Ceremony

3/27 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall


The conclusion to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Features spoken word artist Giles Li and popular band tim.be.told. 
Info Sessions & Fairs
Brandeis/Middlebury Program in Israel Information Session

3/22 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center 315


Interested in studying abroad in Israel? Join us to learn more about this new program launching in spring 2012. 
Brandeis Deadlines
3/24: Rapaporte Foundation Summer Internship Grants
3/24: WOW Fellowships application deadline
3/25: Esther Kartiganer Prize for Excellence in Journalism and Women's and Gender Studies
3/25: Ethics Center Event Co-Sponsorship
3/31: Study Abroad Fall '11 and Academic Year '11-'12 Notification
4/1: Crown Center Undergraduate Summer Travel & Study Grants
Other Deadlines of Interest
3/24: ENCOUNTOUR Costa Rica Trip
3/31: The Jenzabar Foundation Student Leadership Awards
3/31: Aga Khan Foundation - International Scholarship Programme
4/1: Oxfam
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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