"Measure Their History" - Antony Polonsky's The Jews in Poland and Russia
Prof. Antony Polonsky's three-volume magnum opus provides a comprehensive political, social, economic, and religious survey of the Jewish communities of Eastern Europe from 1350 to the present. To mark its publication, this symposium will consider the impact of Polonsky's work on the field of Eastern European Jewish studies through a scholarly panel, a keynote by author and journalist Ruth Franklin, and a visual presentation of pre-war Eastern Europe through film clips.
9/19 | 3:00 - 9:00 pm | Hassenfeld Conference Center
Village by Village, Barrio por Barrio: Integrated Development in Nicaragua
Starting on a small scale, Dr. Bello has developed comprehensive social programs resulting in enormous changes in health, education, and welfare, especially for children and women, in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. For a complete list of residency events, click here.
9/21 | 5:00 - 6:30 pm | Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb
| WGS 2011 Fall Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Prof. Silvia Arrom|
Prof. Arrom will give a lecture entitled "Hiding in Plain Sight, but Lost to History: Charitable Ladies in 19th-century Mexico". Arrom is the Jane's Professor of Latin American Studies at Brandeis.
9/22 | 5:00 - 6:30 pm | Rapaorte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb
Photography and Climate Change
9/19 | 12:10 - 2:00 pm | Heller G02
How are photographs used to communicate different aspects of climate change? Ulrike Heine from the University of Giessen, Germany will discuss a set of projects originating in the fields of photojournalism, art photography and commercial photography.
U.S. Department of State Brown Bag Information Session
9/20 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Luria 1, Hassenfeld
Join Mary Thompson-Jones, New England Diplomat in Residence, who will be on campus specifically to discuss with Brandeis students career opportunities with the Department of State and answer your questions.
Jews, Pagans, and Heretics: Classifications of Humanity in Early Medieval Canon Law
9/20 | 12:20 - 2:00 pm | Lown 315
David Freidenreich (Colby College) will speak about how, while Augustine is certainly not the only Christian to treat all non-Catholics as equivalent, the dominant trend in Catholic thought is to classify Jews, pagans, and heretics within an implicit or explicit hierarchy.
|Time to start thinking about study and work abroad|
David Wilkerson '12 was firm in his belief that making the effort to spend time abroad was something every student should try to do.
|Wander, a magazine of student experiences abroad, makes its debut |
A new magazine founded by students seeks to highlight the process of exploration, adventure, and discovery that happens while students aren't at Brandeis.
Business school students immersed in Turkey
A group of 30 IBS candidates flew to Istanbul to connect with prominent business leaders and gain an in-depth look at Turkey's economy.
|Paid undergraduate leadership opportunity|
Do you have creative ideas and strong opinions? Apply by Monday, September 19 at noon for the six-member Ethics Center Leadership Council!