Past Events

  • 2013 Nov 06

    Getting Your Voice into Popular Media

    (All day)

    If you’ve ever thought about writing an op-ed piece for a major newspaper, had an idea piece for a popular periodical or about speaking on radio, join leading news editors and prolific faculty colleagues for a lively panel discussion.

    This event featured:

    Caroline Elkins

    Professor of History and of African and African American Studies;
    Chair of the Committee on African Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

    Elkins’s first book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya, was awarded...

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  • 2013 Oct 30

    Junior Faculty Lunch

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Holyoke 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.
  • 2013 Oct 15

    Faculty Workshop on Recognizing Talent and Ensuring Integrity of Searches

    (All day)

    Join your faculty colleagues interested in thinking differently about the faculty search process for an exclusive workshop given by Harvard Professors Mahzarin Banaji and Boris Groysberg on Recognizing Talent and Ensuring the Integrity of Searches. In this interactive workshop, Professors Banaji and Groysberg will use recent research and theory to enhance our thinking around the faculty search process. 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 Sciences Banaji is... Read more about Faculty Workshop on Recognizing Talent and Ensuring Integrity of Searches
  • 2013 Oct 02

    Faculty Book Publishing Advice Forum

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Holyoke Center, Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
    Are you currently working on a book proposal, editing a book manuscript, or trying to negotiate a publishing contract? If you have specific questions about any aspect of the book publishing process, then join Elizabeth Knoll, Executive Editor-at-Large at Harvard University Press, and a small number of faculty colleagues for Q&A and discussion over lunch.
  • 2013 Sep 26

    "Setting the Communal Table: The Evolution of the Jazz Orchestra" with Wynton Marsalis

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre
    Wynton Marsalis will continue his lecture series this month with a concert lecture featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. This lecture, the fifth in the series, will illustrate aspects of the history and showcase significant musical breakthroughs in the evolution of the Jazz Orchestra.
  • 2013 Sep 25

    University-Wide New Ladder Faculty Institute

    (All day)

    Harvard New Ladder Faculty are warmly invited to join Provost Alan Garber and Senior Vice Provost Judith D. Singer at the annual University-wide New Ladder Faculty Institute to be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.

    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 also have panels of distinguished faculty who will share their perspectives on how to approach...

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  • 2013 Sep 25

    New Faculty Institute 2013

    (All day)

    This half-day event is designed to introduce you to the numerous resources available to you throughout the University. Panels of distinguished faculty will share their perspectives on how to approach scholarly work and effectively contribute to your department, the University, and your field(s). The Institute is sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development & Diversity.

    The theme for this year's faculty panels is: “Navigating Life as a Scholar at Harvard” 
    Faculty members from across the university will...

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  • 2013 Sep 25

    Tenure-Track Faculty Cocktail Reception

    (All day)

    Come meet your new faculty colleagues and reconnect with current tenure-track faculty at a cocktail reception to kick off the new academic year.
  • 2013 Sep 12

    The 2013 Ig® Nobel Prize Ceremony & Lectures

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    The 23nd First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony will introduce ten new Ig Nobel Prize winners. Each has done something that makes people laugh then think. The winners travel to the ceremony, at their own expense, from several continents. The Prizes are handed to them by a group of genuine, genuinely bemused Nobel Laureates, in Harvard's historic, largest theater filled with 1100 improbable persons, everything broadcast live on international television. The ceremony will include many other...

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