“Edward R. Murrow Forum 360°: Beyond the Headlines with Anderson Cooper”
Details: Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360°, will speak at the 11th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism. Jonathan M. Tisch, vice chair of the university Board of Trustees, will interview Cooper about current issues in the media. Preceding the lecture, Cooper will be signing books at the Remis Sculpture Court in Aidekman Arts Center from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m.
When and Where: 12:00 — 1:30 p.m., Cohen Auditorium
Sponsor: Film and Media Studies program
“Judeo-Islamic Musical Intersections”
Details: Ethnomusicologist Edwin Seroussi will discuss the music of the Jews of Algeria as a part of the Granoff Music Center Colloquium Series.
When and Where: 12:00 — 1:30 p.m., Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center
Sponsor: Department of Music
“Gill Fellow Lunch & Learn Author Series: Sherie Randolph”
Details: As a part of the Gill Fellow Lunch & Learn Series, author Sherie Randolph will discuss her book, “Floryne ‘Flo’ Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist.” In her book, Randolph discusses Kennedy’s influence as a powerful activist.
When and Where: 4:30 — 6:00 p.m., Rabb Room, Lincoln-Filene Hall
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Race and Democracy
“The 12th John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading Featuring Richard Blanco”
Details: Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet in the U.S. history, will be sharing his poetry at the 12th John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading event. Blanco is the youngest and the first Latino, first immigrant and first openly gay inaugural U.S. poet.
When and Where: 3:30 — 5:00 p.m., Hirsh Reading Room, Tisch Library
Sponsor: Friends of Tufts Libraries
“How to Win Elections: David Axelrod and Beth Myers”
Details: As a part of Tisch College’s Distinguished Speaker Series, political strategists David Axelrod and Beth Myers (LA ’79) will share insights from their experiences strategizing political campaigns on the local, state and national levels.
When and Where: 5:30 — 6:30 p.m., Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Arts Center
Sponsors: Tisch College, Department of Political Science