Events on the Hill — Week of Sept. 17

Ballou Hall is pictured on April 20. Rachel Hartman / The Tufts Daily

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

“#MeToo and the Constitution”

Details: Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen, the John H. Watson Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School will give a talk on the #MeToo movement and the U.S Constitution to commemorate Constitution Day.

When and Where: 12–2 p.m. Paige Hall

Sponsor: Department of Political Science and the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18

“#ThanksObama: A Conversation with POTUS’ Comedian-in-Chief”

Details: Senior speechwriter for President Obama David Litt will give a talk at a Civic Life Lunch.

When and Where: 12–1 p.m. Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Sponsor: Tisch College of Civic Life and Learning, Political Science Department and JumboVote

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19

“A Foreign Policy Conversation with U.S. Congressman Joaquín Castro”

Details: Texas Congressman and rising star in the Democratic party Joaquín Castro will speak about his experiences on and off Capitol Hill. 

When and Where: 5:30–6:30 p.m. ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center

Sponsor: Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and the Tisch College of Civic Life

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21

“Ginn Library Book Talk: Professor Sulmaan Khan”

Details: Professor Sulmaan Khan, assistant professor of international history and Chinese foreign relations at the Fletcher School, will present a book talk on his new work, “Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping.”

When and Where: 2:30–4 p.m. Reading Room, Ginn Library

Sponsor: The Fletcher School

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

“Tufts Women in Technology Conference”

Details: The second annual Women in Technology conference, with all-day workshops and more. 

When and Where: 9 a.m–6 p.m Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex, 574 Boston Avenue

Sponsor: Women in Computer Science at Tufts, Department of Computer Science


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