Please note: To protect the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Wellesley’s campus remains closed to the public for the fall. Events listed here that are being held virtually are open to the public unless otherwise specified. Please check back for updates and visit our Keeping Wellesley Healthy website to learn more about the precautions the College is taking.
Jan 28, 12–1:30 PMResponsible Global Leadership and a Path to Rebuilding Global Institutions
A lunchtime dialogue on the future of cooperative global problem solving, with Secretary Madeleine Korbel Albright ’59 and Ms. Susana Malcorra, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship, Argentine Republic (2015-2017).Event Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 -12:00pm to 1:30pm
Jan 28, 7–8 PMWhat’s Next? Democracy After 2020
Wellesley welcomes Danielle Allen for a virtual conversation with President Paula A. Johnson. Allen and Johnson will discuss what comes next for democracy after the 2020 election and the insurrection in the Capitol.Event Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 -7:00pm to 8:00pm
Feb 17, 4:30 PMProfessor Dani Rodrik: How Much Globalization Do We Really Need?
In this talk, Professor Rodrik analyzes the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and China, the world’s largest economies, and discusses their significant implications on the future of global economic cooperation.Event Date:Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 4:30pm
Mar 2, 4:30 PMAbigail Hall: The War on Drugs and Its Alternatives
This talk explores the economics of illegal drug markets, analyzes why historical and contemporary polices have not functioned as intended, and why said policies often exacerbate the very problems they are intended to correct.Event Date:Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:30pm
Apr 14, 6 PMThe Betsy Wood Knapp ’64 Lecture
Join author Beverly Daniel Tatum and Megan Núñez, dean of faculty affairs, for a candid conversation about racial relations in this country, and learn ways to facilitate necessary conversations about race and inclusion among young people.Event Date:Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 6:00pm