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Next Week's Events
Film Screening: "Where the Water Meets the Sky"

5/2 | 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Schneider Room G3

Documentary by women in Zambia about HIV/AIDS and education.


"Defiance" Screening/Q&A

5/2 | 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Mandel Center Auditorium

Members of the family featured in the award-winning film will be present for a Q&A after the screening. 


Ruth First Memorial Lecture

5/4 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Mandel Center Atrium

Lecture on "Trauma, Memory and Democracy" by Anthony Bogues, Brown University. 

Philosophy Putnam

Philosophy in an Age of Science

5/31-6/3 [at Brandeis 6/1-6/2]
Hassenfeld Conference Center

A conference in honor of Hilary Putnam's 85th birthday. 

AIS 2011

Association for Israel Studies Conference

6/13-6/15 | various times and locations

"Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State" is the topic for the 27th AIS conference.


Dr. Anthony Bogues to give Ruth First Annual Memorial Lecture
The lecture, titled "Trauma, Memory and Democracy: Race, Freedom and the Politics of Historical Catastrophe in South Africa", will will think about apartheid as historical catastrophe and wonder about a politics of truth telling, testimony and witnessing as adequate politics that works through this form of trauma.
Schusterman Center to host 27th Association for Israel Studies Conference
The Association for Israel Studies is an international scholarly society devoted to the academic and professional study of Israel. The Association's membership is composed of scholars from all disciplines in the social sciences and many in the humanities.  The 2011 conference, based upon the topic "Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State", will bring together 300 participants from the U.S., Israel and Europe.
Ghana dance classGhanan Music and Dance Class Challenges and Delights Students
"Beginning with drumming at the very start of the class, the coursework was clearly demanding. Yet, it was also evident the amount that was learned, and the freedom with which it was learned, makes this course one of the most unique at Brandeis."

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Campus Meetings
A Night to Remember: Celebrating Service at Brandeis

5/4 | 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld

Come together to reflect and celebrate our dedication to service and the mission of our institution. 

5/5 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
ASAC Atrium

Come celebrate members of the Class of 2011 who have studied, worked, and Fellowed with the Ethics Center.  
Info Sessions and Fairs
Sorensen Fellowship 2012: Info Session

5/5 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
ASAC Atrium

Become a Sorensen Fellow and spend next summer working on issues that matter to you in the organization of your choice. 
5/6: CGES Research and Travel Award
Campus Resources
Academic Areas of Study
International Students and Scholars Office
Office of Study Abroad
International and Global Studies Program
Graduate Program in Global Studies
Hiatt Career Center - International
Experiential Learning
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