• “Women and the 2012 Elections: A Strategy for Closing the Political Leadership Gap,” 4:30 p.m., Mary Woolley Hall, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley. Part of the series “Women at the Helm: What is Our Obligation?”
• “Urban Farmers and Rural Cosmopolitans? Pragmatist Musings on Contemporary Food Movements” with Lisa Heldke of Adolphus College, 5 p.m., Seeley Hall, Smith College, Northampton.
• “Who Owns the World? Resistance and Ways Forward” with Noam Chomsky, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass, Amherst. Free, donations accepted. 545-2511.