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Upcoming Event: The End(s) of Revolution Symposium

April 11th, 2014

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Jane Kamensky and Sue Lanser invite you to join us for “The End(s) of Revolution,” a public panel discussion sponsored by the Mellon Sawyer Seminar, “Rethinking the Age of Revolution: Rights, Representation, and the Global Imaginary.”  Featuring Howard Brown, Laurent Dubois, and Jill Lepore, the panel will take place on Friday, April 25 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the Auditorium, Mandel Center for the Humanities.  This symposium is the final public event of the year-long seminar.  Please see our website,, for more information about the seminar and its public events or contact

Book Launch: Yehuda Mirsky, “Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution”

April 9th, 2014

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Mandel Forum, Mandel Center for the Humanities

All are invited to attend the launch of Professor Yehuda Mirsky’s new book, Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution. Opening remarks will be delivered by Ilan Troen, Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis. Reflections on the book will be delivered by Professor Eugene Shepard and Post-Doctoral Fellow Alexander Kaye. Professor Mirsky will sign copies of his new book after the event.

This event is free and open to the public.


Upcoming Event: “Unfashionable Creatures”: Tolkien’s 1931 Curricular Reforms and the Fantastic Imagination

April 8th, 2014

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Upcoming Event: Celebration in Honor of Michael “Timo” Gilmore

April 3rd, 2014

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Please join the Brandeis English Department on Thursday, May 1st from 4:00-6:00pm in the Shapiro Admissions Center Presentation Room as we celebrate Professor Michael “Timo” Gilmore. Timo’s colleagues and students will read from his work, and we will celebrate his lasting legacy at Brandeis in a joyful way.

Please visit the English Department website for more details:
Contact Rebecca Mahoney at 781-736-2130 or at with any questions.

Upcoming Event: Tamasha Politics: Journalism, Democracy, and Illusory Dissent in Pakistani Media

April 1st, 2014

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Tamasha Politics

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Upcoming Event: Sarah Lamb, “Ageless Aging or Meaningful Decline?”

March 28th, 2014

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Sarah Lamb Lecture

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Upcoming Event: Making Poetry in AmericaX

March 25th, 2014

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Making Poetry in AmericaX

Upcoming Event: Savyon Liebrecht Presents “Dear Sigmund and Carl”

March 21st, 2014

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Thursday, March 27 at 7:00 PM in Spingold Theater

Award-winning Israeli playwright Savyon Liebrecht will be in house for readings from her play Dear Sigmund and Carl, which depicts the historic meeting between the sons of psychologists Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Following the performance, Ms. Liebrecht will take questions from the audience.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Upcoming Event: The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics

March 19th, 2014

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“The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics” is a two day conference on April 27-28, 2014. The conference is free and open to the public. Featured speakers include Nobel laureate Professor Elie Wiesel of Boston University (via video) and Professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem and Bar-Ilan University. Click here for the conference program as well as registration information.

Upcoming Event: Sexuality and Queer Studies Speaker Series 2014

March 19th, 2014

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Sexuality and Queer Studies Spring Speaker Series 2014

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