Past Events

  • 2013 Apr 11

    Faculty Talking to the Media: Strategies for Presenting your Research

    (All day)

    Christine Heenan, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, will review successful communications strategies for working with print, online, and other media. She will introduce tools for developing and controlling your message, defining your audiences, and managing objections. The session will be interactive and anchored in examples introduced by participants. Refreshments will be provided.

    Address: Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138

    This event is open to Harvard faculty only.

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  • 2013 Mar 28

    On Site: An Introduction to the New Harvard Art Museums

    (All day)

    A special opportunity to preview the new Harvard Art Museums

    Curious about what’s been under wraps at 32 Quincy Street for the past three years? As many of you know, the Harvard Art Museums—comprising the Fogg Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, and Arthur M. Sackler Museum—have been renovating and expanding their landmark building at 32 Quincy Street. The state-of-the-art facility will support Harvard students and faculty in all departments and schools and put the museums’ collections to work in...

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  • 2013 Mar 27

    The Invention of Peer Review

    (All day)

    Alex Csiszar
    Assistant Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

    Commentary by Michèle Lamont, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

    Editorial peer review has been called the lynchpin of modern science, while at the same time perceived failures in its functioning have been viewed as threatening the objectivity and authority...

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  • 2013 Mar 14

    A.R.T. Workshop Series: Devised Theater in the Classroom

    (All day)

    Join the A.R.T. on Thursday, March 14 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. for
    HILT Workshop 4: Devised Theater in the Classroom

    Groundbreaking theater director Michael Rohd (Assistant Professor, Northwestern University) specializes in devised theater and civic practice. He creates new performance work and community engaged projects around the nation in a variety of settings. This interactive...

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  • 2013 Mar 11

    Junior Faculty Lunch

    (All day)

    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (FD&D) hosts informal lunches for Junior Ladder 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.

    Monday, March 11, 2013, 12:00-1:30 pm
    Holyoke Center, Conference Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge.

    FD&D can validate your parking ticket at the Holyoke Center garage.

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  • 2013 Mar 06

    TALKING ABOUT TEACHING SERIES 2013

    (All day)

    TALKING ABOUT TEACHING is a University-wide seminar that explores pedagogical connections across disciplines and Schools. Designed by faculty for faculty, the Spring 2013 seminar series will focus on Bringing the World into the Classroom, showcasing the work of Harvard master teachers through demonstrations of their pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications.

    In four two-hour sessions, participants will...

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  • 2013 Mar 05

    Faculty Book Publishing Advice Forum

    (All day)

    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.

    Venue: Holyoke Center, Conference Room 869, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

    The Office of...

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  • 2013 Feb 25

    Exploring Social Media @Harvard

    (All day)

    In this session, Perry Hewitt, Harvard's Chief Digital Officer, will provide a primer on leading social media and networking platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and more), describe how they can be used, and demonstrate how to set up accounts. She will also provide examples of these platforms in use and talk about some of the attendant pitfalls. Refreshments will be served.

    Venue:...

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  • 2013 Feb 21

    A.R.T. Workshop Series: Engaging Your Audience

    (All day)

    The A.R.T. Workshop Series is part of the HILT project, “A Model for Teaching and Curriculum Development Informed by the Theatrical Process.” Professional development workshops at the A.R.T. are open to current Harvard faculty. No theatrical experience necessary. Enrollment is limited. Spring sessions are described below. For more information, and to register for these A.R.T. HILT workshops, please visit: ...

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