Professor Jill Lepore
Date: Thursday, April 25
Place: Russell House
Professor Adriaan Lanni
Harvard Law School
Date: Wednesday, February 20
Place: Wyllys 112
Date: Wednesday, February 6
Place: Center for the Arts Hall
Cost: FREE (Open to the Public)
Saul Cornell, Fordham University
Kristin Goss, Duke University
Matthew Miller, Harvard University
Chair: Leah Wright, Wesleyan University
Moderator: John Dankosky, WNPR
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CSPL Screens Lincoln
Professor Jennifer Tucker, acting as the interim director of the Center for the Study of Public Life (CSPL), has arranged a free screening of the new Spielberg film, Lincoln, for this coming Thursday evening to kick things off for the CSPL. Professor Demetrius Eudell (History and African American Studies) and Professor Elvin Lim (Government) will run a Q&A after the screening on the CSPL’s theme,Lincoln: Politics in the Public Eye.
The screening is set to start at 7:30PM this Thursday, December 6th, at our local Middletown theater in Metro Square. There are only 200 seats available, so please go to the Box Office in Usdan to get a ticket.
Date: Thursday December 6th
Time: 7:30PM – 10:30PM
Place: Metro Movies 12 (theater in Metro Square off Main Street)
Phineas Baxandall, CSS '89
“Activists and Academics: Balancing Social Change and Intellectual Pursuit in a World that Undervalues Both.”
Monday, October 29
noon - 1pm
The Monday Lunch for October 29th will be held at Woodhead Lounge from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. and will feature Phineas Baxandall, CSS ’89, as the guest speaker. He will present his talk entitled “Activists and Academics: Balancing Social Change and Intellectual Pursuit in a World that Undervalues Both.”
Mr. Baxandall is the Senior Analyst for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a network of 27 state advocacy organizations with a federal advocacy office. He directs programs on tax and budget and transportation issues and has published a variety of reports and editorials on topics ranging from privatization, public transportation, transportation finance, corporate offshore tax avoidance, government transparency, and public accountability for business subsidies. He has testified before Congress and state legislatures on these issues and helped to craft legislative and public education campaigns. After graduating from he taught at the Budapest University of Economics in post-communist Hungary. He later completed his doctorate in political science at MIT, and was a lecturer for eight years at Harvard’s Social Studies program before leaving for a year at the research department of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank and spending three years helping to direct the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.