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02.26.2020 @ 5:30 pm
Do Lunch
02.28.2020
@ 3:00 pm

Do Snack with Kiese Laymon, author of best-selling Heavy: An American Memoir. By turns raw, real, fantastical, and funny, his memoirs and fiction articulate the slow death of living amidst state violence and the poetic transcendence of managing to keep on keeping on nonetheless. Personal but...

The Ethics of Now
02.28.2020
@ 7:00 pm

Kiese Laymon does not dissemble. By turns raw, real, fantastical, and funny, his memoirs and fiction articulate the slow death of living amidst state violence and the poetic transcendence of managing to keep on keeping on nonetheless. Personal but public, his writing speaks to and for all of us...

Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture
03.04.2020
@ 3:00 pm

A growing literature has documented the large and persistent impact of increasing investments in children -- from income support programs, to educational investments, to health coverage. Yet, we persistently spend too little on children, especially the poorest. The results are bad for children...

Sulzberger Colloquium
03.05.2020
@ 12:00 pm

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach is director of the Institute for Policy Research and the Margaret Walker Alexander Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Schanzenbach, who was...

Early Childhood Initiative Lecture featuring Heather Hill
03.17.2020
@ 3:00 pm

Disparities in parental investments in children's care and education help initiate processes that maintain and exacerbate socioeconomic and other forms of inequality across generations. Compared to the growing literature on social class disparities in parental spending on children's education...

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