Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The CAS/MillerComm public events series brings to campus people who offer unique cross-disciplinary contributions to the intellectual and cultural life of the university.
"American Higher Education and Income Inequality"
Journalist and author The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It (2012)
In The Great Divergence, Timothy Noah discusses the post-1979 expansion of income inequality in the United States. Here he will examine the specific ways that access to higher education affects, and doesn’t affect, income distribution in the U.S.
This Center for Advanced Study event is hosted by the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in conjunction with the American Indian Studies Program, Center for Business and Public Policy, Center for Global Studies, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Medicine, Department of Anthropology, Department of Asian American Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, Department of History, Department of Journalism, Department of Latino/Latina Studies, Department of Media and Cinema Studies, Department of Philosophy, Department of Political Science, Department of Psychology, Department of Sociology, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, European Union Center, Inequality Initiative, Institute of Communications Research, International Programs and Studies, Program in Comparative and World Languages, Program in Law and Philosophy, School of Chemical Sciences, School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, School of Social Work, and the Spurlock Museum.
For further information, visit the Center for Advanced Study at http://cas.illinois.edu(external link) or call (217) 333-6729Location:
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, ILTime:
4:00 PM–5:30 PMCost: