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April25
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Still a Nation of Immigrants?

Susan Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita of International Migration, Georgetown University, will present. 

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April27
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Legal Studies Alumni Speed Networking Night

Join the following Legal Studies alumni for an evening of networking. Dinner will be provided! Open to all majors.

Mayoral Aide, City of Holyoke Heather Ducharme ’16
Senior Vice Prseident, State Street Corporation Chris Coleman ’94
World Language Instructor, Mahar Regional High School Lillian Gordon M.Ed ’95
Executive Director for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Debora Ferreira ’93, Boston College Law ’96

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April28
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am

Attaining Food and Environmental Security in an Era of Globalization

Resource Economics is sponsoring this seminar given by Professor Thomas Hertel.

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April28
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Demand for Giving to Multiple Charities: Theory and Experiments

Resource Economics is sponsoring this seminar presented by Neslihan Uler, Assistant Professor,  University of Maryland.

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April28
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

What is Political Correctness?

Throughout a disorderly 2016 presidential race, Donald Trump remained clear about one thing: He was going to destroy "political correctness." The term appears everywhere in contemporary conversation--about education, media, politics, technology. But what does it mean? In this talk, Moira Weigel (Comparative Literature | Yale University) excavates a genealogy of "political correctness," returning to the roots of the term and reflecting on its rising use.

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