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Events for Monday November 9, 2020

Public Lecture Webinar Featuring Dr. Emily Oster, The Council on Science and Technology

Monday November 9, 2020
5:00 PM

The Council on Science and Technology is excited to host a webinar featuring Dr. Emily Oster on Monday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m as part of our ongoing public lecture series “Understanding the Nature of Evidence”.

Emily Oster is a Professor of Economics at Brown University. Emily has written two bestselling books on data driven parenting, “Expecting Better” and “Cribsheet”. Emily’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, CNBC, Slate and more. She also writes the biweekly newsletter “ParentData” about pregnancy and parenting data, and is the co-founder of the parenting-focused “Covid Explained” website (https://explaincovid.org/). Emily holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. Her academic work focuses on health economics and statistical methods.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required for this virtual event. Information and registration link can be found at https://cst.princeton.edu/emily-oster.

Virtual Info Session, LifeTies, Inc.

Monday November 9, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

LifeTies, located in Ewing, NJ, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to nurture wellness and self-sufficiency in vulnerable youth, young adults and their families. It is our vision that every youth and young adult can enjoy life's possibilities and have the resources to be healthy, connected and contributing members of their communities. Unfortunately the mental health challenges our youth deal with are being exacerbated by this global health crisis and we need the support of volunteers now more than ever.

Please join us at a virtual information session to learn more about how a small amount of your time can make a huge difference. Opportunities include mentoring (currently virtual), sharing knowledge & expertise to help youth attain life skills via Zoom, working on our event committee and more! Register at https://www.lifeties.org/volunteer/ or contact volunteer@lifeties.org for more information.

Joan Scott and Adam Schatz in Conversation, Labyrinth Books

Monday November 9, 2020
6:00 PM

Joan Scott, professor emerita in social sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, discusses her book, “On the Judgement of History,” with Adam Schatz, a contributing editor at the London Review of Books and a former literary editor of The Nation. Register. www.labyrinthbooks.com.

Lift Every Voice: A Performance with Reggie Harris, Princeton Public Library

Monday November 9, 2020
7:00 PM

Singer-songwriter, storyteller, and cultural ambassador Reggie Harris performs as part of the Lift Every Voice: 250 Years of Struggle and Song project. Part of the Continuing Conversations on Race program. Register.

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