Past Events

  • 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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  • 2016 Nov 15

    Faculty Night at the Harvard Art Museums

    5:45pm to 7:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

    Join us for a special faculty night at the Harvard Art Museums to meet Martha Tedeschi, the new Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director, visit the new Doris Salcedo exhibit, and hear from faculty colleagues about how they utilize the Museums' collections and spaces in their teaching. Faculty presenters include:

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  • 2016 Nov 09

    Tenure Track Faculty Lunch

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Wadsworth House Conference Room
    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.
  • 2016 Oct 17

    Lunch Gatherings for Faculty Spouses and Partners

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club
    Join other faculty spouses and partners for lunch and a conversation about anything you would like to know to enhance your experience at Harvard and in the Cambridge area. Elizabeth Ancarana, Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity, will host the lunches and provide information on Harvard’s resources and services available to you and your family. Some topics may include information on career development assistance, housing, and child care, but all topics and questions are welcome.
  • 2016 Oct 05

    An Exclusive Session for Faculty: Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process

    2:30pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center, Thompson Room, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
    Join your faculty colleagues to hear from a panel of experienced faculty who will provide helpful guidance on running or participating in an effective search process. Some of the topics the panelists will discuss are how to approach the search, how to work with colleagues, how to identify and avoid roadblocks, and how to facilitate open and effective deliberations throughout the various stages of the process. Panelists: Mahzarin Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics and Senior Advisor to the FAS Dean on Faculty Development, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and... Read more about An Exclusive Session for Faculty: Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process
  • 2016 Sep 30

    HILT Conference, "Interactivity"

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Wasserstein Hall
    Designed to engage Harvard faculty in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation, HILT's 5th Annual Conference will focus on common instructional activities organized along a hypothetical continuum of interactivity. Details forthcoming at hilt.harvard.edu/conference.
  • 2016 Sep 21

    Reception and Work/Life Resource Fair for Faculty and Spouses/Partners

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Loeb House, 17 Quincy St., Cambridge
    Join other new and current faculty for a reception to kick off the academic year. This event is also an opportunity for spouses/partners to meet one another.

    A resource fair with Harvard offices that assist faculty and their families will also take place. Offices include:

    •   Athletics and Recreation
    •   Benefits
    •   Cambridge Public Schools
    • ... Read more about Reception and Work/Life Resource Fair for Faculty and Spouses/Partners

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