Auditions for “When Rebellion Becomes Revolution” for ‘DEISImpact

November 27th, 2012

In Spring 2012 Professor Joyce Antler’s History as Theater class wrote the play “When Rebellion Becomes Revolution” and gave a dramatic reading in the International Room, with more than 70 people in attendance and rave reviews. The play lives on and will be part of ‘DEISImpact in February 2013; performance dates are February 8 and 9 and 8 p.m. and February 10 at 3 p.m..

Auditions for roles will be held on Wednesday, 11/28 and Thursday, 11/29 in Luria from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. For more information, please email

When Rebellion Becomes Revolution is presented by the Free Play Theatre Cooperative, the American Studies Program, and ‘DEISImpact.

Thursday, 11/8, 4 p.m. Marc Nobleman lecture “Heroes, With and Without Capes: The Creators of Superman and Batman”

November 5th, 2012

The American Studies Program invites you to “Heroes, With and Without Capes: The Creators of Superman and Batman” with Marc Tyler Nobleman ’94, author of Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman and Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman

As seen in Forbes and USA Today, and heard on MTV, TED and NPR’s All Things Considered.

Writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster co-created Superman and writer Bill Finger was the main mind behind Batman. Yet Siegel and Shuster lived in poverty and anonymity for almost 30 years while Finger died poor and nearly forgotten.
Author Marc Tyler Nobleman (Brandeis ’94) reveals the startling tragedies behind the creators of two worldwide icons.

Thursday, November 8, 4 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room, 303
Light refreshments will be served.

This event has been sponsored by the Martin Weiner Lecture Series.

Meet the Majors for American Studies 11/1 at noon!

November 1st, 2012

Come join American Studies professors, staff, UDRs, fellow majors and prospective majors today in Brown 215 for Meet the Majors. Eat a free Thai lunch and have some fun!

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