Upcoming Events

PLAS Presents: Marcelo Medeiros: Education is No Panacea: Inequality and Poverty in Brazil

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

There are important limitations to what education can do to reduce inequality and poverty within a reasonable time frame. Education is a long term investment and it takes half a century to qualify the entire labor force. Primary and secondary education have small effects on inequality, even in a highly optimistic scenario.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Cervantes Symposium of the Northeast: Cervantine Ventures

Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 9:30 am

• Keynote by Isabel Lozano Renieblas (Dartmouth College): “La mesa de trucos de las Novelas Ejemplares: puentes entre lo cortesano y lo popular.”

10:15-10:30: Coffee break

Location: 010 East Pyne