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COVERING THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5 - DECEMBER 11, 2011

 

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Close Looking: "Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto V" 

 

From the Bern Dibner Collection in the History of Science, this piece from 1590 will be discussed in depth by Charles McClendon of the Fine Arts and Mary Baine Campbell of English, Comparative Literature, and WGS.

 

12/7 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Rapaporte Treasure Hall     

Jyoti Puri

Music and Dance of Ghana

 

Join the Fall 2011 87A class as they perform dance and music from Ghana. An experiential learning course incorporating musicality, performance, learning, and multi-culturalism, the course is truly unique and the performance is not to be missed.  

 

 

12/11 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Slosberg Recital Hall       

Close Looking Flier

Power to the Pious!

 

The voices and instruments of the Brandeis Early Music Ensemble perform music from the homes and chapels where the reformation flourished in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and England.

 

 

 

12/11 | 3:00 - 3:50 pm | Slosberg Hall        

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Chamber Music Recital

12/6 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm | Slosberg Recital Hall       

 

Students of MUS116 - Chamber Music Ensemble - perform in the culminating performance of the semester. Directed by Judith Eissenberg. 

 

Immigration Support Services Practicum Presentation

12/7 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm | Alumni Lounge, Usdan        

  

Join the students in the Immigration Support Services Practicum, taught by Marci McPhee, as they share their learnings from a semester of working with organizations in Waltham supporting immigrants.

 

12/7 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Brown 224      

  

Anthropology graduate student Xingyi Wang will present on her fieldwork about grassroots and civil society in Puli, Taiwan. MaryCate Brower '10, an anthropology master's student and recipient of a Jane's Travel grant, will speak on her summer research project: "Capoeira, Gender, and Community Empowerment: A Pilot Study" (Brazil). 

 

When we were partners': Aspects of Israel-Iran relations during the 1948-68 period

12/7 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Shapiro Building 313        

  

Professor Uri Bialer, Maurice B. Hexter Chair in International Relations - Middle Eastern Studies at the Department of International Relations, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Visiting Professor at Brandeis University, presents in this Crown Center Brown Bag Lunch.

 

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Blog Stories and Profiles

SymposiumTsafrir Goldberg Lectures on Jewish and Israeli-Arab Adolescents' Competing Narratives of the Palestinian Refugee Problem

 

Tsafrir Goldberg, a post-doctoral fellow at the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, conducted an experiment testing how different teaching techniques can influence students to think differently about the Palestinian refugee problem. The experiment illuminates the critical role national identity plays in affecting students' learning and in framing their perspectives.  

SymposiumAward Winning German Author Martin Walzer Addresses Brandeis Students on the Complexities of Public Speaking

 

Critically acclaimed German author Martin Walzer addressed students and faculty on the art of public speaking. According to Walzer, spontaneous internal conversation, occurring when the speaker essentially "talks from the heart," is the most desirable while prepared addresses are despicable.  

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NEWS HEADLINES

 

Professor Polonsky awarded annual Kulczycki Book Prize

    

Prof. Antony Polonsky (NEJS), the University's Albert Abramson professor of Holocaust Studies, was awarded the annual Kulczycki Book Prize at the national convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies for his three-volume monograph, The Jews in Poland and Russia.

 

International Journal projects student voice

    

Determined to bring global politics to the forefront of student conversation, Karia Sekumbo '14 decided to implement his passion through media. His brainchild, Brandeis International Journal, distributed its second issue Nov. 18. 

'Lunch for Lenana' to raise funds for Kenyan school

    

The Brandeis Asian American Student Association (BAASA) joined forces with other colleges and high schools for The Supply Education Group's worlwide campaign, Lunch for Lenana, from Nov. 14 to 18. Students were asked to give up the money they spent on lunch and donate that money to provide education and food for school aged children in Lenana, Kenya - a slum 10 km west of Nairobi.

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Davis Projects for Peace

Would you like to create your own grassroots project for peace in some part of the world? At least one student from Brandeis University will receive $10,000 to bring their dream of peace to reality in the Summer of 2012. It could be you. Application deadline is Friday January 20, 2012, and all potential applicants are urged to contact Gordie Fellman (6-2642 or fellman@brandeis.edu) prior to the winter holidays.
DEADLINES
12/3: 16th European Career Fair
12/15: DAAD University Summer Course Grants for 2012
 
12/15: Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York

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