Past Events

  • 2018 Apr 11

    Special Faculty Night at the Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center

    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Cooper Gallery, Hutchins Center, 102 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge (Harvard Square)
    Join Cooper Gallery Director Vera Ingrid Grant and other faculty colleagues for a special faculty night at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art to visit their spring exhibition ReSignifications, curated by Awam Amkpa. ReSignifications was originally presented in 2015 at New York University's Villa La Pietra in Florence, Italy as part of "Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories." ReSignifications links classical and popular representations of African bodies in European art, culture and history as it interprets and interrogates the "... Read more about Special Faculty Night at the Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
  • 2018 Mar 05

    Tenure Track Faculty Lunch @ Longwood

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall, Bibring Room (212), 25 Shattuck Street, Boston
    The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity hosts informal lunches for tenure track faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for tenure track faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith Singer and connect with other faculty from across the University.
  • 2018 Feb 06

    HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True @ the ART

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Loeb Drama Center
    Directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa Featuring a cast of leading Nigerian actresses, HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True is inspired by multi-generational stories of inequality and transformation. Staged by director and writer Ifeoma Fafunwa, the show grapples with the issues affecting the lives of women across Nigeria, and the factors that limit their potential for independence, leadership, and meaningful contribution in society. Combining song and dance with intimate portraits of resilience and resistance, the show celebrates the women who have broken the culture of silence, challenged the status quo,... Read more about HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True @ the ART
  • 2017 Dec 05

    Tenure Track Faculty Lunch

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Plimpton Room, Mahindra Humanities Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity hosts informal lunches for tenure track faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for tenure track faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer and connect with other faculty from across the University.
  • 2017 Nov 15

    Tenure Track Faculty Lunch

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Perkins Room, Massachusetts Hall, Harvard Yard (Note location change)
    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity hosts informal lunches for tenure track faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for tenure track faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer and connect with other faculty from across the University.
  • 2017 Nov 06

    Working with the Media: Tips and Resources for Getting Your Scholarly Message Out

    3:00pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy Street, Harvard Yard, Cambridge
    Publishing something big? Or just want to feel more at ease when reporters reach out? Join us for a media training, featuring: Paul Andrew, Vice President for Harvard Public Affairs and Communications Melodie Jackson, Assistant Vice President for Communications Anupam (Bapu) Jena, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School Moderated by: Ann Marie Lipinski, Curator, The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard We'll talk about tools available to help faculty spread awareness of their work, discuss how to make stories compelling, and provide tips to... Read more about Working with the Media: Tips and Resources for Getting Your Scholarly Message Out
  • 2017 Oct 30

    A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis and Drew Faust

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

    Wynton Marsalis returns to campus for an evening celebrating the video release of “Music as Metaphor,” the lecture and performance that launched his Harvard lecture series in 2011. Faust and Marsalis will be joined at Sanders by Stephen Greenblatt, Cogan University Professor of the Humanities; Jorie Graham, Boylston Professor of Oratory and Rhetoric; Yosvany Terry, Senior Lecturer on Music and Director of Jazz Ensembles, and members of the Harvard jazz community.

    Tickets for the event are free. They will become available for the Harvard community on October 17. For information...

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  • 2017 Sep 20

    Fall 2017 HILT Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Wasserstein Hall

    Save the Date!

    Evaluating Teaching

    The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching annual conference is an event designed to engage Harvard faculty (and some students and academic professionals) in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation. 

     

    The annual goals of the HILT Annual Conference are to: 

    1. promote dialogue across Harvard’s campuses about educational innovation, including constructive discussion of provocative, thoughtful, and contrasting perspectives;
    2. ...
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  • 2017 Sep 18

    Harvard University New Ladder Faculty Institute

    3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Clib
    Harvard new ladder faculty are warmly invited to join Provost Alan Garber and Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer at the University-wide New Ladder Faculty Institute to be held on Monday, September 18, 2017. This half-day event is designed to give you an opportunity to meet the other new faculty from all across Harvard and to introduce you to the numerous resources available to you throughout the University. We will have a panel of distinguished faculty who will share their perspectives on how to approach scholarly work and effectively contribute to your department, the University, and your... Read more about Harvard University New Ladder Faculty Institute
  • 2017 May 12

    When Active Learning Fails: How Faculty Beliefs and Intentions Inform Their Teaching and Influence Student Outcomes (GSES)

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Modell 100A - Rosen Lecture Hall
    CFP Graduate Science Education Seminar In the past few decades, commissions and reports have called for the transformation of undergraduate science education. While many active-learning approaches have been shown to be effective across contexts, discrepant results raise challenging questions about specific implementations and their related efficacies. This study examines how different faculty implement the same active-learning approaches and what factors correlate with positive student outcomes.Specifically, we analyze student outcomes in both cognitive and affective learning using concept... Read more about When Active Learning Fails: How Faculty Beliefs and Intentions Inform Their Teaching and Influence Student Outcomes (GSES)

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