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COVERING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 12 - 18, 2011
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Is the Global Financial System Sustainable? 

 

The Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance presents their Fall Economic Outlook Event with guest speaker Tom Keene of Bloomberg Networks.  Keene is an editor-at-large at Bloomberg News, a host on Bloomberg Radio, and anchor of the weekday program "Surveillance Midday" on Bloomberg Television.  

9/12 | 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Lee Lecture Hall     

 

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When Hopes End In Slavery: Human Trafficking In Israel 

 

Acting on the belief that Israel should serve as an example for the rest of the world in addressing social problems and crises, Rabbi Levi Lauer founded ATZUM-Justice Works and its Task Force on Human Trafficking to address and fight this alarming human rights abuse.  Rabbi Lauer will discuss the trafficking crisis and how activists on the ground are trying to stop it. Q&A session to follow.

9/13 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Rapaporte Treasure Hall       

women reclaim rights Jewish and Muslim Women Reclaim Their Rights

Jan Feldman's Citizenship, Feminism, and Faith: Jewish and Muslim Women Reclaim Their Rights is the first book to examine religious feminist activists in Israel, the United States, and Kuwait.  Join Islamic law specialist Zainab Alwani and author Jan Feldman for a discussion of the creative strategies these women employ to balance their desire for gender equality with their commitment to traditional religious observance.

9/15 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lieberman-Miller Lecture Hall, WSRC       

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Close Looking: Morris at the Library 

9/14 | 3:30 - 5:30 pm | Rapaporte Treasure Hall

 

 

Discussion of the William Morris/Kelmscott Press book The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye featuring John Plotz (English, Brandeis) and Leah Price (English, Harvard).

 

 

More Than Meets the Eye: Odysseus, the Cyclops, and the Roman Elite
9/15 | 12:10 - 1:30 pm | Mandel Reading Room (Room 303)

   

 

Faculty lunch symposium with a lecture by Ann Koloski-Ostrow (Classics).

 

 

Go Away! - Study Abroad Fair
9/15 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm | Levin Ballroom, Usdan

   

 

Come learn about the many opportunities to study abroad in the academic year or summer while earning credit toward your Brandeis degree!

 

 

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NEWS HEADLINES
What are the Ethics of Tourism?

As we prepare to welcome Dr. Rosa Elena Bello to campus, Brandeis alum Rachel Gillette '11 examines the ethics of tourism in the September 2011 installment of "Ethical Inquiry."
Fall 2011 "State of the Arts" magazine published 

This bi-annual publication explores the role of art in society, celebrates the achievements of students, faculty and alumni, and provides information on campus events.

Forum to help students connect classroom, careers   

More than 30 alumni and representatives from organizations dedicated to social justice convened at Brandeis for the inaugural SoJust Leadership Forum.   

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Have you checked out the September ExCEL newsletter?

"ExCEL | Brandeis" covers news, events, internships, academics, helpful tips, and more!
DEADLINES
9/13: Fulbright Program
9/14: Taglit: Birthright Israel registration for Winter 2011 opens
9/15: HBI Research Awards 2011
9/25: Brandeis Pluralism Alliance funding for Fall 2011
9/29: HBI Artist-in-Residence Program - March 2012
9/30: Local Action/Global Impact (early deadline)

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