Past Events

  • 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)
  • 2017 May 12

    Diversity of Student Identities: Implications for Learning and Teaching

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Modell 100A - Rosen Lecture Hall
    This workshop will explore the diversity of identities of students in our classrooms and learning environments. Through interactive discussions on research data from existing literature, we will examine the implications of these diverse identities and their intersectionality on how students learn, how instructors teach, and how we interact with students in and out of the classroom. Together, we will consider complex issues such as cultural capital, implicit associations, microaggression, mindsets, social comparison, and stereotype threat, as we draw on literature examples from different... Read more about Diversity of Student Identities: Implications for Learning and Teaching
  • 2017 May 03

    Mix and Mingle! End-of-Year Cocktail Reception for Tenure Track Faculty

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, Reading Room, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge
    Join Senior Vice Provost Judith Singer and other tenure track faculty colleagues from across the University during Reading Period to celebrate the end of the academic year and the start of summer. Take a moment to share your accomplishments and common experiences with colleagues over drinks and appetizers at the Harvard Faculty Club. Guests are welcome too! Parking and child care will be provided.
  • 2017 Apr 25

    Doing Research Abroad in Challenging Times

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, East Dining Room, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge
    A complex research project in another country is never easy, and recent political and military developments have made it more complicated. Many faculty directing such projects are concerned about such matters as: Travel restrictions Visa and immigration uncertainties Safeguarding devices and the data that are stored on them Working with academic and government colleagues and hosts Business operations: hiring researchers or staff, accessing cash, sending equipment or samples across borders, etc. If you have questions, come get up-to-date answers and advice, and leads to further resources,... Read more about Doing Research Abroad in Challenging Times
  • 2017 Mar 22

    Inside the Mysterious World of Book Publishing

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center 869 (*please note this change in location*)
    Are you writing a book, or thinking about it? Whether it's to be a book for scholars or for general readers, a textbook or handbook, you may be uncertain about the publishing process. How do you find the right publisher, and make an effective connection, when you've found one? Do you need an agent? What makes a good publishing proposal? What does a publisher expect from an author and what should an author expect from a publisher? What are the most common pitfalls for authors, and how do you avoid them? For guidance on these and other questions, join Janice Audet, Executive Editor for Life... Read more about Inside the Mysterious World of Book Publishing
  • 2017 Mar 06

    Tenure Track Faculty Lunch @ Longwood

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    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.
  • 2016 Nov 28

    How to Write an Op-Ed: Getting Published in the News Media

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, Library, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge

    Does your work show that headlines or clichés are wrong? Has your research revealed an unknown and timely story? If you would like to write an op-ed or an idea piece for a major newspaper, or talk well about it on radio, join leading news editors and faculty colleagues for lunch and some great advice. This event features:

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