Past Events AY 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Tufts Lectures Series at MCI-Shirley

Fridays, 1:00 – 3:00
September 14 – December 21

  • Hilary Binda, English + Gender Studies Poetry is Not a Luxury
  • Kim Ruane, Math, Math as a Language
  • John Lurz, English The Importance of the Page: Virginia Woolf’s Novels
  • Kevin Dunn, English + Religion Justice and The Book of Job
  • Stephan Pennington,Music The 1960s Civil Rights Movement and Song
  •  Carolyn Rubin, Public Health + Community Health, Race, Ethnicity, and Health
  • Heather Nathans, Drama and Dance Shakespeare and American Popular Culture
  • Erin Kelly, Philosophy  Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics
  • Modhumita Roy and Professor Liz Ammons, English + Environmental Studies, Environmental Justice and Literature
  • Susan Ernst, Biology, The Biology and Potential of Stem Cells 
  • Jim Glaser, Political Science, What Makes a Great President?
  • Eulogio Guzmán, Art History + Architecture Latin American Art, Dynamic Cultural Exchanges in the Americas
  • Hilary Binda, English + Gender Studies, Higher Education in Prison

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

James Forman, Jr., Yale University

September 21, Noon.

136 Harrison Street, MV Room 105 A

Co-sponsored by Tufts University Prison Initiative at Tisch College; School of Public Health; Visual and Critical Studies; Peace and Justice Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.


Health Care in the Prison System

Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Tufts Alumnae Lounge

Arthur Bembury, Ezekiel Idiagbonya, Allegra Martinez and Lynne Sullivan speak about their experiences of health care on the inside.

Sponsored by Petey Green, TUPIt, Tufts Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.