Events on the Hill — Week of April 24

MONDAY “Peace in the Middle East? One hundred years after the Balfour Declaration” Details: Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, Spain’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs and the European Union’s former Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process for seven years, is speaking at Tufts for an event hosted by the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL). Where and When: Alumnae […]

Events on the Hill – Week of April 10

MONDAY “Federalism in the Era of Climate Change“ Details: Samantha Medlock, former senior advisor for the White House Office of Management and Budget and deputy director for climate preparedness of the White House Council on Environmental Quality during President Barack Obama‘s tenure, will speak about the role of the federal government in climate change and natural […]

Events on the Hill – Week of March 27

MONDAY “A Century in the Making: Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture” Details: Michelle Joan Wilkinson, a curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will speak about the museum for the Margaret Henderson Floyd Lecture. Wilkinson co-curated an exhibition at the museum also entitled “A […]

Events on the Hill: Week of March 13

MONDAY “Making the Colombian California“ Details: Political anthropologist Winifred Tate from Colby College will give a talk about settler colonialism in Colombia, based on her fieldwork in the nation. Where and When: Fung House (48 Professors Row); 12 p.m. Sponsors: Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism and Diaspora; Department of Anthropology; Latin American Studies Program […]

Events on the Hill: Week of March 6

MONDAY “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide“ Details: Emory University Professor Carol Anderson will discuss her book, which documents the roots of systemic racism in the United States and how it is fueled in part by white backlash. The event is this year’s Africana Studies Distinguished Lecture. Where and When: Breed Memorial Hall; […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 27

MONDAY “Merrin Moral Voices Keynote: Marian Wright Edelman” Details: Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman will speak as part of the annual Merrin Moral Voices series. Edelman is the first African-American woman to be admitted to the Mississippi Bar, the founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 21

TUESDAY “Taking Control of the Permanent War State” Details: Gareth Porter, an investigative journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy, will give a talk about U.S. foreign policy and defense strategy, particularly under Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. Where and When: Anderson Hall, Room 112; 7 p.m. Sponsors: Toupin-Bolwell Fund, Peace Action Chapter at Tufts and Tufts […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 13

MONDAY “Mountains that Take Wing: Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama” Details: The Program in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies is holding the first event in its spring film series, with a screening of a documentary about two female activists of color. Where and When: Crane Room; 6 p.m. Sponsors: Asian American Center and the Asian American Studies […]

Events on the Hill: Week of Feb. 6

MONDAY “Media and the 2016 Election” Details: David Rhodes, who has been president of CBS News since 2011, will return to the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy for a talk on the media in the 2016 election. Where and When: ASEAN Auditorium, 5:30 p.m. Sponsors: Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World, Fletcher School […]