Events on the Hill — Week of April 22

MONDAY “Eleanor Acer at Tufts: The Refugee Crisis in Central America” Details: Director of Human Rights First’s Refugee Protection program Eleanor Acer will give a talk on the U.S. response to the Central American refugee crisis at an event co-hosted by Tufts International Development, Tufts Amnesty International and Tufts Latin American Committee. Where and when: […]

Events on the Hill — Week of April 15

TUESDAY “Opioid Crisis Speak Out and Cannon Painting” Details: Newly formed group Sack Sackler will invite students and Tufts community members to share their stories of being impacted by the opioid crisis and addiction, followed by painting the cannon. Where and when: The Cannon; 8:45–10 p.m. WEDNESDAY “Edible Insect Festival @ Tufts” Details: The Tufts […]

Events on the Hill — Week of April 8

MONDAY Black Solidarity with Palestine: Futures of Freedom Details: As the final installment of Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine’s (SJP) Israeli Apartheid Week, SJP will host an event on black and Palestinian solidarity, featuring speakers Noura Erakat and Khury Petersen-Smith. Where and when: Braker Hall 001; 4:30–6:30 p.m. TUESDAY Data for Progress: Numbers & the New Left Details: Writer and activist Sean […]

Events on the Hill — Week of April 1

MONDAY “Distinguished Speaker Series: Eboo Patel” Details: For this semester’s final installment of the Distinguished Speaker Series, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the University Chaplaincy will host interfaith activist Eboo Patel for a conversation on cooperation among individuals with diverse beliefs. This event is the University Chaplaincy’s annual Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life. […]

Events on the Hill — Week of March 25

MONDAY “Navigating the Internship/Job Search” Details: In the job and internship search season, the Women’s Center will host Tufts Career Center directors Donna Esposito and Saqi Mehta for a discussion on how to navigate the job search. All identities are welcome. Where and when: Women’s Center; 12–1 p.m. TUESDAY “An Evening with New York Times Journalist Nicholas Kristof” Details: Tufts Hillel will […]

Events on the Hill — Week of March 11

MONDAY “On Climate Change, We’re Toast. And if we don’t get serious now, probably burnt toast.” Details: Carnegie Mellon University Professor Granger Morgan, whose research centers around climate change, public policy and environmental systems, will host a discussion on climate change sponsored by the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. Where and when: Cabot Intercultural Center, Room 702; 5:30 p.m. TUESDAY “Distinguished Speaker Series: Jeff Flake” […]

Events on the Hill — Week of March 5

TUESDAY “Picket for a Fair Dining Contract” Details: Tufts Dining workers and Tufts Dining Action Coalition will picket outside of Carmichael Dining Hall to support dining workers in their contract negotiations with the university. Where and when: Carmichael Dining Hall; 4:30–6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY “Religious Minorities and Human Rights in China” Details: At an event hosted by the Fletcher […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Feb. 25

MONDAY “Girl Talk Theatre” Details: The Boston-based female empowerment group will put on a performance, including an opportunity for “Talk Back,” and a toiletries drive for homeless women. Where and when: Balch Arena Theater; 12–1 p.m. TUESDAY “TFG Speaker Series — Sue Decker” Details: The Tufts Financial Group (TFG) will host Sue Decker (A ’84) as […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Feb. 11

TUESDAY “Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons” Details: Silvia Federici, a professor emerita at Hofstra University who co-founded the International Feminist Collective, the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa and the Wages for Housework campaign, will discuss her new book, “Re-Enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Commons” (2018). Where and when: ASEAN […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Feb. 4

MONDAY “Civic Life Lunch — The Turnout Gap: Race & Voter Turnout” Details: Political scientist Bernard Fraga will discuss his latest book, “The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity, and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America,” at this event, which is part of the Civic Life Lunch series hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of  Civic Life. Where and […]