Past Events

  • 2015 Oct 28

    Trade Books, Monographs, Textbooks, E-books: How to Publish and Thrive in A Changing World

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Dudley House Common Room (registration required)
    Do you want to write something different, bigger, more ambitious than journal articles? Are you writing a book, or thinking about it? You know that publishing has changed even in just the last ten years. What do you need to know in 2015 (and 2016) to write and publish a book successfully? Join our panelists for lively discussion and practical advice. Jill Kneerim, Managing Director, Kneerim... Read more about Trade Books, Monographs, Textbooks, E-books: How to Publish and Thrive in A Changing World
  • 2015 Sep 28

    Behind the Scenes at the Houghton Library

    Mon - Wed, Sep 28 to Sep 28, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library (registration required)
    From Renaissance illuminated manuscripts to mid-20th century comic books, from Emily Dickinson's tiny desk and chair to Edward Lear's "nonsense botany," the Houghton Library is a home for treasures. But it's more than a library: it's an active research center for students and senior scholars, local and international, who with the help of the Houghton's curators and librarians have explored diverse subject areas ranging from the history of the theatre, artists' books, philosophical debating societies, the politics of post-War science fiction, the work of contemporary authors such as John... Read more about Behind the Scenes at the Houghton Library
  • 2015 Sep 17

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

    (All day)

    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: Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Women and Public Policy Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government Rowan Flad, John E. Hudson Professor of... Read more about An Exclusive Session for Senior Faculty: Helpful Guidance for an Effective Search Process
  • 2015 Sep 10

    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.
  • 2015 Aug 11

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

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Smith Campus Center 869
    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 Jul 23

    Junior Faculty Lunch

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    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 Jun 02

    Maximizing the Mentee-Mentor Relationship

    (All day)

    This new course will help emerging clinical and translational investigators navigate the complexities of the mentoring dynamic. Emphasizing the perspective of the mentee, this two-day course will explore the lifecycle of mentoring relationships through case studies, lectures, and interactive sessions. Each session will address critical issues such as expectations and responsibilities, pitfalls and challenges, communication, and career development. Participants will learn how to direct their own mentee-mentor relationships, as well as understand the impact these relationships can have on...

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  • 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.

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