Past Events

  • 2015 May 06

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

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, Reading Room, 20 Quincy St., Cambridge.
    Join Senior Vice Provost Judy Singer and other junior 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!
  • 2015 Mar 24

    Junior Faculty Lunch

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center, Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity hosts informal lunches for Junior Faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for junior faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith Singer and connect with other Junior Faculty from across the University.
  • 2015 Mar 11

    Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBT Community

    (All day)

    A TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials Workshop

    The plan you need for the life you want

    You have a responsibility to yourself – and those you love – to prepare for the future, and protect what you’ve set aside. We’re here to help you face your unique challenges on the road to financial well-being.

    TIAA-CREF’s workshop leaders will share essential saving and investing strategies, and ways to help safeguard your assets with an estate plan:

    • Learn how to determine your retirement readiness, and ways to helpensure your retirement planning and...
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  • 2015 Mar 11

    Planning, Writing, and Publishing a Book: Advice From an Editor

    (All day)

    Are you working on a book proposal, revising and rewriting a dissertation into a book manuscript, trying to choose the best publisher for your book, or in the midst of negotiating a contract? If you have questions about any aspect of the book publishing process, then join Thomas LeBien, Executive Editor-at-Large at Harvard University Press, for Q... Read more about Planning, Writing, and Publishing a Book: Advice From an Editor
  • 2015 Feb 11

    Living Your Professional Life Online

    12:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Faculty Club, Theatre Room (Registration required)

    How does the explosive expansion of the noisy, demanding, unpredictable online world change an academic life?  How can you use your personal website, Facebook and Twitter to expand your readership and find new research possibilities and collaborators?  What kind of online persona  can you have, and what kind should you avoid?  What do you do when your work is wildly misunderstood, or just stolen?     

    ...

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  • 2015 Jan 27

    Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: A Workshop for Graduate Students with Dr. Valerie Young

    (All day)

    Impostor Syndrome can make it difficult for students to believe in their own success, convincing them that they just 'got lucky' in getting where they are. Feelings like this are incredibly common amongst high-achieving students. This workshop with Dr. Young, a leading expert on this issue, will explore with graduate students, and faculty interested in helping students with this issue, ways to combat impostor thoughts and become more confident in their placement at Harvard and overall success in graduate school and in future academic careers. The workshop will be followed by a reception,... Read more about Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: A Workshop for Graduate Students with Dr. Valerie Young
  • 2014 Nov 19

    Junior Faculty Lunch

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center, Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity hosts informal lunches for Junior Faculty throughout the academic year. These lunches are designed to provide an opportunity for junior faculty to have an informal discussion with Senior Vice Provost Judith Singer and connect with other Junior Faculty from across the University.
  • 2014 Nov 13

    Talking About Teaching with Alyssa Goodman

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Lamont Library

    Experience. Debate. Act.

    TALKING ABOUT TEACHING is a University-wide seminar that explores pedagogical connections across disciplines and Schools. Designed by faculty for faculty, this seminar series showcases the work of Harvard master teachers through demonstrations of their pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications. The theme this year is Engaged Learning Through Stories.

    In four two-hour sessions, participants from across the University experience the pedagogy of one teacher, followed by a discussion – led by a...

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  • 2014 Nov 06

    Talking About Teaching with Srikant Datar

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Lamont Library

    Experience. Debate. Act.

    TALKING ABOUT TEACHING is a University-wide seminar that explores pedagogical connections across disciplines and Schools. Designed by faculty for faculty, this seminar series showcases the work of Harvard master teachers through demonstrations of their pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications. The theme this year is Engaged Learning Through Stories.

    In four two-hour sessions, participants from across the University experience the pedagogy of one teacher, followed by a discussion – led by a...

    Read more about Talking About Teaching with Srikant Datar
  • 2014 Oct 28

    Planning, Writing, and Publishing a Book: Advice From an Editor

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center, Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

    Are you working on a book proposal, revising and rewriting a dissertation into a book manuscript, trying to choose the best publisher for your book, or in the midst of negotiating a contract?

    If you have questions about any aspect of the book publishing process, then join John Kulka, Executive Editor-at-Large at Harvard University Press, for Q&A and discussion over lunch. An editor for twenty-five years, John is especially committed to publishing in humanities and...

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