Top 5 Upcoming Ethics Center Sponsored or Co-Sponsored Events

March 23rd, 2015

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The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, commonly known as “the Ethics Center,” is an organization at Brandeis with a mission to create effective solutions to injustice and conflict through coexistence work, support of international courts, and stimulation of ethical practice in professional and civic life.

One of the great programs at the Ethics Center is sponsorship and cosponsorship of events that relate to the mission of the Center.

Here are the top 5 events sponsored by the Ethics Center coming up just within the next nine days that you do not want to miss!


  1. An International Court to Fight Corruption: A Federal Judge Makes the Case

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Join the Alumni Club of Greater Boston’s Lawyers Network and the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Faculty Club for a talk by Senior U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf on the consequences of corruption and how an international court can combat those issues. Hear commentary from Brandeis alum Bruce Singal ’70, Brandeis Legal Studies faculty member Guive Mirfendereski, and Brandeis undergraduate Mia Katan ’15. Details and link to RSVP here:


  1. Ethics Center LIVE! Photo Manipulation in Pursuit of “Beauty”ethicslivebeauty

Don’t miss a discussion on the Ethical Inquiry “The Ethics of Digital Photo Manipulation: Alterations in Pursuit of ‘Beauty’” researched and written by Brandeis alum Hailey Magee ’15 on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm in Levine-Ross, Upper Sherman. This event, organized by the undergraduate Ethics Center Leadership Council, will draw from opinions from different student groups on campus to initiate discussion. Student groups cosponsoring include Active Minds, The Justice newspaper photo editors, and Women, Inc. (WINC). Details:

See the Ethical Inquiry here:


  1. How I Got in the Movement: A Civil Rights “Living Legend” Tells His Story – Julian Bond

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Come hear the 2014-15 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life, Civil Rights living legend Julian Bond speak about his experience as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and where his activism has taken him over the subsequent decades on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:30pm in the Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library. He will highlight significant events and people of the 1960s and will talk about additional movements that have come from the Civil Rights Movement, up to and including the fight for marriage equality and the opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Fellowship is hosted by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life on behalf of the Office of the President. Details:


  1. “Anita,” an award-winning Argentine film about a national tragedy seen through the lens of a woman with Down Syndrome

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Rescheduled from DEIS Impact, the annual festival of social justice at Brandeis sponsored by the Ethics Center and the Student Union, this event will feature a screening of the film “Anita,” which tells the remarkable story of a young woman with Down Syndrome whose routine life in Buenos Aires is tragically disrupted by the horrific 1994 bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association. Join sponsors Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, the Nathan and Toby Starr Center on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Brandeis Buddies on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7:00pm in Heller G3 for the film screening. Details:


  1. Klansville, U.S.A.: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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Save the date for a screening of the film Klansville, U.S.A. hosted by the Department of Sociology at Brandeis on April 1, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Wasserman Cinematheque in Sachar International Center, as part of 2014-15 Richman Fellow Julian Bond’s three-day residency at Brandeis.  Klansville U.S.A. is based on Brandeis sociology professor David Cunningham’s book by the same title, and the film screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring filmmaker Callie Wiser, Professor Cunningham himself, and Julian Bond. For additional information contact Lauren Jordahl at


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