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Brandeis University

As for the wise, their
body alone perishes in
this world ' — Rashi



JUNE 23 - AUGUST 1, 1958

* Undergraduate and Graduate Credit for Men and Women


Monday, May 12 — Registration for Brandeis Students

Sunday, June 22 — Dormitories Open

Monday, June 23 — Registration

Monday, June 23 — Classes Begin

Monday, June 30 — Last Day for Late Registration*

Friday, July 4 — Holiday — No Classes

Friday, August 1 — Last Day of Classes

Sunday, August 3 — Dormitories Close


The Aims of the University 1

The Brandeis Summer School 1

The Brandeis Environment „ - 1

Officers of the Summer School 2

Admission, Fees and Expenses „ 3

Registration, Facilities and Services 4-5

Curriculum „ „ 7-13

Anthropology Institute „ - 7

Archaeology Institute ~ 8

Biology Institute _ 9

French Civilization Institute _ „ 11

Music Institute „ 1 2

Psychology Institute - 13

Application for Admission and Housing 15

^Students who are unavoidably late may secure permission to register late from the
Director of the Summer School.



The aims of Brandeis University were stated by its President,
Abram L. Sachar, ten years ago. Brandeis is an institution of
quality where integrity of learning, of research, of writing, of
teaching, will never be compromised. Brandeis University is also a
school of spirit, a school in which the temper and climate of the
mind will take precedence over the acquisition of skills. Brandeis
is a non-sectarian university which offers its opportunities of
learning to all.


The Brandeis University Summer School was inaugurated in 1957.
Now, as then, all courses will be offered within the framework of
Institutes embodying unifying themes. Courses will be of an
advanced nature, directed primarily to graduate students. Qualified
undergraduates and non-degree candidates will be accepted.* In
1957, the ratio of graduate students to undergraduates was
approximately two to one. Although status is not emphasized, all
students are expected to be adequately prepared and seriously
motivated. Classes will be small, and special colloquia and
conferences will bring outstanding scholars to the campus.


Brandeis is a wonderful blend of the old and new. The University
campus, comprising more than 200 acres, is situated high on
tree-studded hills overlooking the panorama of the suburbs of
Greater Boston. The buildings are modern, the program is new, but
the traditions of the region are old and rich.

Classrooms will be in the modern air-conditioned Rabb Graduate
Center, completed in May of 1957; and, for the Music Institute, in
the air-conditioned Slosberg Music and Art Center, completed in
April of 1957. The three-year old Student Center will be the main
lounge and dining area. New dormitories for single students and
housing units for married students will be available for Summer
School residents.

A relaxed and congenial atmosphere for serious study describes
the Brandeis environment.

"The Institute in Photobiology will be limited to graduate and post-doctorate students.

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ABRAM LEON SACHAR, Ph.D., Litt.D President of the University

LAWRENCE H. FUCHS, Ph.D Director of the Summer School

Miriam M. Ober Executive Secretary of the Summer School

Gwendoline E. Whateley Registrar of the Summer School


Earl W. Count, Ph.D Professor of Anthropology

Hamilton College

Max Delbruck, Ph.D Professor of Biology

California Institute of Technology

Jean B. Duroselle, Ph.D Professor of Political Science

Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques

Cyrus H. Gordon, Ph.D Professor of Near Eastern Studies

Brandeis University

Eugenia Hanfmann, Ph.D Professor of Psychology

Brandeis University

Fritz Heider, Ph.D Professor of Psychology

University of Kansas

Stanley H. Hoffmann, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Government

Harvard University

Ake Hultkrantz, Ph.D Professor of Anthropology

University of Stockholm

Bessel Kok, Ph.D Research Scientist

Research Institute of Advanced Study
Noel Lee, B.A Pianist

Robert Livingston, Ph.D Professor of Chemistry

University of Minnesota
Paul Makanowitzky Violinist

Shelomo Morag, Ph.D Visiting Lecturer in Hebraic Studies

Brandeis University

Eugene Rabinowitch, Ph.D Professor of Botany

University of Illinois

Paul Radin, Ph.D Professor of Anthropology

Brandeis University

Carl R. Rogers, Ph.D Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry

University of Wisconsin

Harold Shapero, A.B Associate Professor of Music

Brandeis University

John M. Shlien, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Psychology

University of Chicago

Roger Y. Stanier, Ph.D Professor of Bacteriology

University of California

Caldwell Titcomb, Ph.D Assistant Professor of Music

Brandeis University

Claude A. S. Vigee, Ph.D Professor of French Civilization

Brandeis University

George Wald, Ph.D Professor of Biology

Harvard University

Saul S. Weinberg, Ph.D Professor of Greek Archaeology

University of Missouri

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Application for admission to the Summer School should be made on

the application form which is the last page of this Bulletin.

Candidates for or holders of advanced degrees will be accepted for

admission upon receipt of their applications.

Undergraduates are required to supplement their applications with a

letter of recommendation.

Non-degree candidates must accompany their applications with a

letter explaining their interest in and qualifications for the courses they

wish to take.

Registration coupons will be forwarded to applicants upon approval

of admission.

FELLOWSHIPS. A limited number of fellowships will be awarded in
each Institute. Applicants desiring fellowship assistance should check
the appropriate space on the application form. They will then receive
fellowship application information. Fellowship application forms must
be returned by May 16. Awards will be announced on May 23.
Students who plan to live on campus will be given preference in the
awarding of fellowships.

ACADEMIC CREDIT. Degree credit will be granted on the basis of
three credits per six-week course. Candidates for credit will be required
to take the final examination or its equivalent. A student wishing to
apply Summer School credits toward a degree at another institution is
advised to obtain advance approval from the appropriate official at
that institution.

TRANSCRIPTS. One formal transcript of grades will be mailed to the
student's home address (unless otherwise requested) at the close of the
Summer School. A charge of $1.00 will be made for each additional
transcript requested.


Registration „ $ 15.00


Per Six-Hour, Six-Week Course $ 80.00

Per Six-Hour, Three-Week Course $ 40.00

All Courses Within One Institute „ „....„ $200.00

Room and Board for Single Students:

Dormitory — Double Occupancy $150.00

Dormitory — Single Occupancy _ _ $170.00

Apartment and Board for Married Couples „ $250.00

Apartment Without Board for Married Couples $ 90.00


REGISTRATION. The Registration fee covers administrative services,
use of library facilities, use of recreational facilities, and participation
in all officially sponsored extracurricular activities.

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TUITION. In addition to the cost of courses, tuition payment covers
arttendance at all special lectures, colloquia, and seminars conducted
under the auspices of the Institute or Institutes in which a student
is enrolled.


Preliminary registration for Brandeis students will take place on

Monday, May 12, from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Summer

School Office.

Regular registration for all students will take place on Monday, June

23, from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Student Center. Library cards,

meal tickets, course slips, and other pertinent material will be furnished

at that time.

Students may register for courses in different Institutes, provided that

their total enrollment constitutes no more than three full courses.

*LATE REGISTRATION. Under special circumstances, permission may
be obtained from the Director to register after June 23, but no later than
June 30. There will be a fee of $5.00 for Late Registration.

CHANGE OF REGISTRATION. Change from one course to another,
addition of a course, change in credit status, or cancellation of a
course, may be made by applying at the Summer School Office no
later than June 30. There will be a fee of $5.00 for Registration Change.


HOUSING. Rooms for individual students are available only with
board. A limited number of apartments (without kitchen) are available
for married students who are accompanied by their spouses. Reading
lamps are not provided. Linens and blankets are supplied. All
applicants are requested to complete the "Room Accommodation"
section of the application form. A deposit of $10.00 must accompany
applications for campus housing. This deposit is not returnable if the
applicant fails to occupy the room.

MEALS. Meals will be provided in the Student Center Dining Room
Monday through Friday each week. The Snack Bar, located in the
Student Center, will operate seven days a week. Hours will be
arranged according to demand.

Non-resident students may arrange for a fifteen meal per week
contract, similar to that held by all resident students, or they may eat
in the Dining Room or Snack Bar on a cash basis.

LIBRARY. The University Library, which contains nearly 150,000
volumes, will be open Monday through Saturday of each week. In
addition, there are separate music and science libraries housed,
respectively, in the Music and Science Centers, for students con-
centrating in these areas.

*Teachers in public school systems whose closing dates are later than June 23 may
secure permission from the Director to enroll up to June 30, without penalty.

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BOOK STORE. The University Book Store will fulfill the needs of
students for toilet articles, stationery, candy, etc. It also carries an
exceptionally wide variety of current paperbacks.

Brandeis will enable students to enjoy the many advantages of
Metropolitan Boston. Boston is only twelve miles from the campus and
is easily accessible by automobile. Special trips may be arranged to
museums and historic sites in the area. Three professional summer
theaters perform nearby. Weekly concerts will be held on the campus.
Distinguished motion pictures will be shown on the campus each week.
A weekly gazette of all major artistic, recreational and social activities
will be distributed to students. Swimming is accessible at a number of
fine beaches only an hour away from the campus by automobile. At
Brandeis itself, indoor and outdoor athletics will be arranged for
interested students. Four campus tennis courts completed in the spring
of 1958 will be available.

MEDICAL SERVICES. There will be a nurse on duty at the modern
Brandeis Infirmary from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Mondays through
Fridays. A regular member of the Brandeis University medical staff
will be on call at all times. The Waltham Hospital is a short distance
from the campus.

COUNSELING. A counseling staff will be resident on campus and will
be available to help students at all times.

VETERANS. Veterans' benefits under the various Public Laws may
be used for summer school study, provided that all applications are
cleared with the Veterans Administration prior to registering in
Summer School.


WITHDRAWAL. A student may withdraw by cancelling his or her
registration at the Summer School Office. There will be no refund of
registration fees. Refunds of tuition and room and board fees will be
made on the following basis:

TUITION: First Week „ 75%

Thereafter „ .No Refund

ROOM AND BOARD: To be prorated, calculated to the nearest
full week.

DISMISSAL OR EXCLUSION. The University reserves the right to
dismiss or exclude at any time students whose conduct or academic
standing it regards as undesirable, and without assigning any further
reason therefor; neither the University nor any of its trustees or officers
shall be under any liability whatsoever for such action.

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THE RIDGEWOOD QUADRANGLE . . . apartments lor married summer students

ULLMAN AMPHITHEATER . . . evening concerts n



The philosophy and literatures of primitive peoples

Mythology: World-View as Socio-Cultural Product S-200

A study of the culture-history of symbolisms. Myth-building as the
attempt of a culture to meet the demands of a universe in terms of
how it conceives that universe. Theory of myth; case studies of
primitive mythology; symbolisms bequeathed by the ancient Near
East and Greece to Occidental culture.

T-Th-F: 11:00-1:00 Professor Count

Primitive Religion: Beliefs and Rituals of the North American Indians


Introduction: Outline of primitive religious ideas and concepts.
Dominant religious ideas and patterns among North American
Indians. The nature of their religious experience and religious
speculation. Regional differences in aboriginal North American
religion. Religion in a primitive North American Indian group:
the Wind River Shoshoni.

M-W-F: 9:00-11:00 Professor Hultkrantz

The Literatures of Primitive Peoples S-202

The course will consist of a survey of the literatures of such
representative peoples as the Eskimo, the Ojibwa, the Winnebago,
the Maori and Hawaiians, the Ashanti, Zulu, etc. Special emphasis
will be placed on the relations of oral literatures to written ones
and the nature of the creative experience.

M-W-Th: 3:00-5:00 Professor Radin

Students and faculty will participate in periodic colloquia on
APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE. Guest lecturers will include
Dr. Roman Jakobson of Harvard University, Dr. Bernard
Kaplan of Clark University, and Dr. Eric H. Lenneberg of
Harvard University.

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The dawn of western civilization

Early Greek Civilization in Its Near East Setting S-210

An examination of the literatures and monuments of Egypt and
Western Asia, with emphasis on their interrelations with Minoan,
Mycenaean and early Classical Culture.

The course is designed to provide specialists in Ancient History
and in Classics with a grasp of the problem as a whole, and with
an introduction to a variety of specific areas of research.

M-T-W: 2:00-4:00 Professor Gordon

West Semitic Inscriptions S-211

Readings of Hebrew, Phoenician, Moabite, and Aramaic inscrip-
tions. Linguistic problems and the historical background will be
considered, and reference will be made to related passages
in the Bible.

W-Th-F: 11:00-1:00 Professor Morag

Aegean Prehistory S-212

A survey of the beginnings of material culture in the Aegean and
its development through the Neolithic Period and the Bronze Age.
In a chronological treatment, each successive cultural phase will
be characterized and discussed as to its relations with the cultures
of Anatolia and the Near East. Special emphasis will be put on the
more problematical aspects of Aegean prehistory and an at-
tempt will be made to look into possible solutions of some of
the problems.

M-T-Th: 9:00-11:00 Professor Weinberg

A special two-week advanced Seminar in East Medi-
terranean Literature, THE ORIENTAL BACKGROUND OF
GREEK EPIC, will be held as an adjunct to the Institute
between July 21 and August 1. Fellowships covering tuition,
room and board are available for qualified candidates.

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Biology, chemistry, and physics of light phenomena associated with

living matter

Single Quantum Effects in Vision S-303b

The sensory elements as quantum counters; the retinal network as a coincidence
network; operation of this system at different intensities and different levels
of adaption.

M-W-Th: 1:00-3:00 Professor DelbrUck

Topics of Research in Photosynthesis S-301b

The course will deal mainly with various aspects of photosynthetic kinetics. It will
cover such topics as methodology, yields and rates of light conversion, limiting
reaction steps, photoinhibition, difference spectroscopy and include some related
matters, such as yields of plant growth and algal mass cultures.

T-Th: 9:00-11:00, F: 1:00-3:00 Professor Kok

Photochemistry of Biological Substances S-300

Fundamentals of the photochemistry of polyatomic molecules in condensed systems;
particularly the properties and reactions of the fluorescent and ground triplet states
of such molecules and the relation of those properties to the primary acts of
photochemical reactions. Examples of direct and sensitized photochemical iso-
merizations, oxidation-reductions, etc. A detailed review of the photochemical and
spectroscopic properties of chlorophyll and related pigments.

M-W-F: 9:00-11:00 Professor Livingston

Photosynthesis as a Problem of Physical Chemistry S-301a

M: 1:00-4:00, T: 9:00-12:00 Professor Babinowitch

The Photosynthetic Bacteria S-302a

Biology of the photosynthetic bacteria, starting with a general description of the
peculiar properties of these phototrophs and an account of the methods for their
isolation and cultivation, and going on to a detailed consideration of their physiology
and metabolism and the peculiar features of their pigment systems.

T-Th: 2:00-5:00 Professor Stonier

Physiology and Biochemistry of Vision S-303a

A consideration of the physiology of vision and its basis in retinal biochemistry.
The types of visual systems found in vertebrates and invertebrates, and their
evolution will be discussed.

W-F: 1:00-3:00, Th: 10:00-12:00 Professor Wald

Research Seminar Course* S-304

Guest participants will conduct sessions devoted to various aspects of photobiology.
Seminar instructors will include: Dr. Albert W. Frenkel (University of Minnesota),
Dr. Lionel Jaffe (Brandeis University), Dr. Martin Kamen (Brandeis University),
Dr. Henry Linschitz (Brandeis University), Dr. Colin S. Pittendrigh (Princeton
University), and Dr. Jerome J. Wolken (University of Pittsburgh).

*There is no fee for this course. Credit will not be given.

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RABB GRADUATE CENTER . . . air-conditioned Summer School classrooms


air-conditioned facilities
for Music Institute


The culture and politics of modern France

France in International Relations S-220

An historical approach, with emphasis on the post 1919 years.
The structure of French foreign policy making: men, agencies,
traditions, pressure groups, public opinion. Present problems
and their evolution since 1945.

M-T: 9:00-11:00, Th: 11:00-1:00 Professor Duroselle

Soc/af and Political History of Modern France S-221

A study of the main political doctrines, the social structure and
the political institutions of France since the Revolution, with
special emphasis on the period 1870-1957. The course will try to
show the relation between political thought, the values of French
society and the political system.

M-T-W: 11:00-1:00 Professor Hoffmann

Ideology and Feeling in Contemporary French Literature S-222

The impact of the main political and philosophical trends on
French literary sensibility, as exemplified in the novel, essay,
theater and poetry of the last twenty years.

W-Th-F:' 9:00-11:00 Professor Vigee

Students and faculty will participate in a series of colloquia
on the following topics: PROSPECTS FOR STABILITY IN
lecturers will include Professor Rupert Emerson of Harvard
University, Professor H. Stuart Hughes of Harvard University,
and Associate Professor John E. Sawyer of Yale University.

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The interrelation of musical history, performance,
composition, and criticism

Chamber Music Workshop S-230

Analysis and performance of chamber music selected from all
periods. Mozart and Beethoven to Stravinsky, Schoenberg, and
contemporary American and European composers. Members of
the workshop will participate in weekly concerts on the Brandeis

Open to all qualified instrumentalists (piano, strings, wood-
winds, brass).

M-W-F: 3:00-5:00 Professors Lee and Makanowitzky

Composition Seminar S-231

Examination, performance, and discussion of student compositions.
Special topics will be discussed by guest composers:

Elliott Carter The Creative Process

Milton Babbitt Twelve-Tone and Serial Techniques;

Electronic Music

Alexei Haieff Neo-Classic Writing

Gunther Schuller... The Mixture of Jazz and Traditional

M-W-F: 11:00-1:00 Professor Shapero

Musical Criticism Seminar S-232

Consideration of the basis of musical judgment. Aesthetics. An
historical examination of music criticism from the Baroque to the
present day. Critical writings of Heine, Berlioz, Schumann, Bernard
Shaw, Debussy, Virgil Thomson, and others. Practical exercises in
writing critiques.

M-W-F: 9:00-11:00 Professor Titcomb

Students and faculty will join with outside guests for
concerts and colloquia.

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Research in personality

Psychological Study of National Character S-240

The seminar will be centered on personality studies of the Soviet
Russians with some opportunity for practice in projective techniques.

T-Th: 9:00-11:00, W: 11:00-1:00 Professor Hanfmann

The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations S-241

A study of the reactions of the individual to other persons: How
the actions, abilities, desires, affects, values, and sentiments of
other people are perceived by the individual and how they in-
fluence his behavior.

M-W-F: 9:00-11:00 Professor Heider

The Process of Personality Change S-242

What conditions initiate changes in personality and behavior?
How do these conditions operate in psychotherapy? In other
circumstances? What are the processes by which such changes
occur? What is known empirically about the process and the
extent of personality change? What research methods have been
or might be employed? What relevance have findings in this field
for personality theory, for psychotherapy, for education, for social
or political organization?

Students interested in these and related problems will collaborate
with the instructor in a workshop type of relationship to obtain,
clarify, and extend available knowledge in this field. Wide latitude
will be given for pursuing relevant individual interests and projects.
Resources will include, in addition to books and articles, tran-
scripts, recordings and films of psychotherapy, and unpublished
research manuscripts.

M-T-Th: 11:00-1:00 Professors Rogers and Shlien

In addition to the above courses, students and faculty will
explore two themes in periodic colloquia; the first on
IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY. Visiting lecturers will include Dr.
Lauretta Bender, Dr. Hudson Hoagland, Dr. Lois Murphy,
Dr. Rene A. Spitz, and Dr. Frances Wilson

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HAMILTON QUADRANGLE . . . Summer School dormitories

STUDENT CENTER . . . dining room, snack bar, lounges


It is important to mail this application prior to June 16. Because classes will be limited in
size, it is highly unlikely that applications will be accepted after that date.


(Mr.) (Mrs.) (Miss) First Middle Last


Number and Street

City Zone State

Age: What degrees do you now hold:

Are you currently a degree candidate in any college or university?

If so, name of college or university

Candidate for degree. When do you expect to receive your degree?

Field of concentration ,

If you are not a degree candidate, and do not hold an advanced degree, this application
must be accompanied by a letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the
course or courses you wish to attend.

If you are an undergraduate, this application must be supplemented by a letter of
recommendation sent directly to the Summer School by a faculty member of your own
college or university.

Please check if you desire fellowship application form


(Indicate Subject and Course Number; e.g., Anthropology S-200)

1st Course Credit □ Non-Credit □

2nd Course Credit □ Non-Credit □


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