Visting the Hill this week


Queer Bystander Intervention Workshop: Reducing Sexual Misconduct in the LGBTQ Community

Details: Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Center Graduate Assistant Rachael Pozerski, Sexual Misconduct Prevention Specialist Alexandra Donovan and Shannon Regan from Lesley University will present a workshop on reducing sexual misconduct within the queer community.

When and Where: 12 – 1:15 p.m., Health Education Conference Room

Sponsors: LGBT Center, Pen, Paint and Pretzels (3Ps)

Town Hall Meeting

Details: University President Anthony Monaco will lead the first of three Town Hall Meetings with Provost and Senior Vice President David Harris, Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell and other university leaders for community members to discuss ideas and comments.

When and Where: 3 – 4:30 p.m., Cabot ASEAN Auditorium

Sponsor: Office of the President

You Be the Judge: Case Studies of Child Abuse

Details: West Virginia Circuit Court Judge Tod Kaufman (LA ’75) will host a dinner and discussion, followed by a “moot court” style discussion of child abuse. 

When and Where: 6 – 8 p.m., Chase Dining Room, Carmichael Hall

Sponsor: Experimental College


Advocates for Tufts ROTC: Veterans Day Ceremony 2014

Details: The annual Veterans Day ceremony will begin with the American flag being passed up the Memorial Steps by current Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets and midshipmen and presented to Gregory Arabian (LA ’54) to recognize his service. After, there will speeches by Benjamin Sands (E ’54) and Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences James Glaser, followed by a lunch buffet.

When and Where: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Memorial Steps and Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall

Sponsor: Advocates for Tufts ROTC


Freedom of the Press in Latin America: A Conversation with Boris Muñoz

Details: Boris Muñoz, Venezuelan journalist and former fellow at the Neiman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, will discuss press freedom in Latin America.

When and Where: 12 p.m., Paige Hall, Terrace Room

Sponsor: Tufts Latin America Committee 

Wellington Burnham Lecture Series 2014: Monetary and Fiscal Policies and the Labor Market in the Eurozone

Details: Sir Christopher Pissarides, 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics Laureate, will present a lecture on the state of economy in the Eurozone. 

When and Where: 4:30 – 6 p.m., 51 Winthrop St.

Sponsor: Department of Economics


The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA): Why the IAEA Won the Nobel Peace Prize

Details: A group of panelists will discuss the topic moderated by Michael Glennon, professor of international law at The Fletcher School.

When and Where: 6 – 8 p.m., Cabot ASEAN Auditorium 

Sponsor: The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Tufts Amnesty and SWAT Present: SLAMnesty

Details: Spoken word artists will host an open mic night to highlight human rights issues.

When and Where: 8:30 p.m., Paige Hall, Terrace Room

Sponsors: Spoken Word Alliance at Tufts, Tufts Amnesty


Love146 presents: Audrey Morrissey

Details: Audrey Morrissey, associate director at My Life My Choice, will speak about commercial sexual exploitation in Boston and her journey from a sex worker to a survivor to a leading activist.

When and Where: 12 – 1:30 p.m., Paige Hall, Crane Room

Sponsor: Love146 Tufts Chapter

From Messiah to Shaman: Miyazaki’s Nausicaä and the Politics of Life

Details: Susan Napier, professor of Japanese literature and popular culture, will present a faculty talk.

When and Where: 12 p.m., Eaton Hall, Room 124

Sponsor: Center for Interdisciplinary Studies


On the Air: Careers in the Media

Details: Tufts alumni will share their knowledge and advice in a half-day conference about careers, jobs and internships in the media industry.

When and Where: 8:30 a.m., Cabot ASEAN Auditorium

Sponsor: Tufts Career Center

Tufts AAA and SAPAC Present: #ItGetsBitter – a spoken word show by DARKMATTER

Details: Tufts Asian American Alliance (AAA) and South Asian Political Action Committee (SAPAC) present DARKMATTER, a trans South Asian art and activist duo, for a spoken word poetry session.

When and Where: 6 p.m., Sophia Gordon Hall Multipurpose Room

Sponsors: Tufts AAA, SAPAC, Asian American Center, LGBT Center, Peace and Justice Studies, South Asian Literary Arts and Music, Tufts Association of South Asians, Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora, International Relations Program

Trans* Day of Celebration ft. DJ BATTYJACK

Details: The event will celebrate trans experiences and identities on an intentional and intersectional dance floor.

When and Where: 9 p.m., Paige Hall, Crane Room

Sponsors: Brown Blue and Queer, Queer Straight Alliance, Tufts Voices for Choice (VOX), LGBT Center, Women’s Center, Leonard Carmichael Society HIV/AIDS Initiative, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies