Visiting the Hill this week

TUESDAY

“Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution”

Details: Award-winning Egyptian-American feminist writer and commentator Mona Eltahawy will be speaking about Egypt, the Islamic world and women’s rights.

When and Where6 p.m., Room 104, Barnum Hall

Sponsors: Center for the Humanities at Tufts

WEDNESDAY

“The Simple Analytics of the Greek Financial Crisis”

Details: Economics professor Drusilla Brown will be giving a crash-course talk about the financial crisis in Greece.

When and Where: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Room 104, Barnum Hall

Sponsors: Tufts International Relations Program

THURSDAY

“Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Evidence and Policy Lessons

Details: Stanford University economics professor Raj Chetty will be the speaker for the 2015 Wellington Burnham Lecture. Chetty is one of the youngest tenured professors in Harvard history and has received various awards for his work as an economist, including the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and the John Bates Clark medal.

When and Where: 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., 51 Winthrop Street Function Hall

Sponsors: Department of Economics

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