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Where you read it first | Monday, September 25, 2023

Visiting on the Hill


"Environmental Justice 101 Panel Discussion"

Details: Alicia Hunt, director of the Medford Department of Energy and Environment, will join members of the Tufts faculty on a panel addressing the intersection between environmental, social and political issues. This event is being held as a part of the Tufts Sustainability Collective's Earth Fest.

When and Where: 7:30 p.m., Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Arts Center

Sponsor: Tufts Sustainability Collective


“Between Two Worlds: A Conversation with Mira Nair

Details: Indian filmmaker Mira Nair will discuss issues of politics, cultural identity, inter-generational conflict and more, as explored in her critically-acclaimed films. This conversation will be the kick-off event for the Mellon Sawyer Seminar in Comparative Global Humanities.

When and Where:6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Aidekman Arts Center

Sponsors: Mellon Sawyer Seminar, Center for Humanities at Tufts, Dean of AS&E

"Memories of a Child Survivor of the Holocaust: Dr. Inge Auerbacher"

Details: Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher will share her story as the keynote speaker for the Cummings/Hillel Program for Holocaust & Genocide Education.

When and Where:8:00 p.m., ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Intercultural Center

Sponsor: Cummings/Hillel Holocaust & Genocide Education Program


“Chaplaincy to the 'Nones': Spiritual Care in an Increasingly Nonreligious America”

Details: A panel of experts in chaplaincy work will discuss changes in chaplaincies in response to an evolving religious landscape. Speaking on the panel, moderated by Humanist in Residence Walker Bristol, will be Rev. Mary Martha Thiel, director of Clinical Pastoral Education at Hebrew SeniorLife, Chris Stedman, executive director of the Yale Humanist Community, Katrina Scott, oncology chaplain at Massachusetts General Hospital and Fleet Maull, founder of the Prison Mindfulness Institute.

When and Where:6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Goddard Chapel

Sponsor:Tufts Humanist Chaplaincy

“Voices from the Edge: Dan Barber

Details:Dan Barber (LA '92), chef and co-owner of the Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns restaurants, will discuss his work on agriculture and food in current American society.

When and Where:7:30 - 8:30 p.m., Room 008, Barnum Hall

Sponsor:Experimental College