Events on the Hill: Week of Oct. 30


“Senate Town Hall: Discussion on Capen Village & Spatial Inequity”

Details: Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate will hold a town hall to discuss two large upcoming projects: the construction plans for Capen Village, which will consist of 15 wood-framed houses for upperclassmen, and the Brown and Blueprint Initiative, which is a series of listening sessions on inequities in physical campus spaces.

When and Where: 7 p.m.; Alumnae Lounge



“Raising Girls to Resist, Raising Boys to Respect”

Details: The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development will hold a community discussion on the prevalence of sexual harassment, recently emphasized by the “#metoo” movement, and its implications for child-rearing. A light dinner will be served.

When and Where: 6 p.m.; Alumnae Lounge



“JFK’s Legacy of Citizen Service”

Details: In celebration of the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the leaders of three major national service organizations will speak on the importance of public service and JFK’s legacy. The event is part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Distinguished Speakers Series and is co-hosted by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation with support from FOCUS and the Leonard Carmichael Society.

When and Where: 6:30 p.m.; ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Center


“Medford Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Debate”

Details: Tufts is hosting the debate between the two candidates running for Medford mayor: local businessman David McKillop Sr. and incumbent Mayor Stephanie M. Burke. The event is co-hosted by the Tisch College of Civic Life and JumboVote.

When and Where: 6:15 p.m.; Cohen Auditorium



Religion, Law & Diplomacy Conference

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy will host a conference on the importance of religious literacy and productive religious engagement in the field of international affairs. The event will feature a keynote speech delivered by President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services Sean Callahan (F ’88).

When and Where: 9:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.; ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Center