Claudia Goldin will present. In recent decades, many highly educated women have successfully navigated career roadblocks that hindered equally gifted women in the past. More recently, a greater fraction of college graduate women has achieved family as birthrates have risen. What happens when there are more kids and more careers? Is it a collision course or a successful confluence of desires?

October 23, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Room

Debra L. Martin is a professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

October 23, 2017
4:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Event Hall

Dr. McEwen studies molecular mechanisms underlying effects of stress and sex hormones on the brain. His work has wide-ranging implications for understanding how the brain changes, from development through adult life.

October 24, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, 330/340

Join the author of the Lambda Literary Award winning book "Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency" for a thought-provoking conversation punctuated by dynamic book excerpts. 

October 24, 2017
6:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

"Invest in Minds not Missiles: Resisting the Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Weapons Escalation"

October 25, 2017
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 303

Nobel Prize-winning economist and columnist for The New York Times Paul Krugman delivers the annual Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture. He will speak on “What’s the Matter with Economics?”

October 26, 2017
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

Jennifer Taub is the author of the financial crisis book Other People’s Houses published in 2014 by Yale Press. She is also the co-author with the late Kathleen Brickey of Corporate and White Collar Crime: Cases and Materials, 6th edition, published in 2017 by Wolters Kluwer.

November 1, 2017
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

The third installment of DRIVEN will bring together two industry leaders for a moderated conversation at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel.

November 1, 2017
5:00 pm-7:30 pm

ALOFT Boston Seaport
We talk a lot about inclusive teaching, but what can we do when we are the “outsider” in our own classroom? How can we find a teaching persona that feels both authentic to who we are and garners respect from our students?

November 2, 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Goodell Hall, 301 Conference Room

Social Science Matters presents Jennifer L. Lawless of American University to discuss women in American politics. 

November 9, 2017
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall