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Event Detail Information

Speaker

Timothy Noah; Journalist and author The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can do about it (2012)

Date Oct 14, 2014
Time 4:00 pm  
Location

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL

Cost

Free and Open to the Public

Sponsor

Center for Advanced Study

Contact

Liesel Wildhagen

Phone 217-333-6729
Event type CAS/MillerComm
Views 78
Originating Calendar Center for Advanced Study

American Higher Education and Income Inequality

In The Great Divergence, Timothy Noah discuses 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.

Hosted by: Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program

In conjunction with: American Indian Studies Program, Center for Business 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, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Department of Geography, 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, Italian 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, Spurlock Museum

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