Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto, and enjoy a presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco as part of this festive evening...
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit to a major museum lab that helps archaeologists identify excavated animal bones. Are the bones from an ancient human occupation site or last year’s picnic? Researchers will demonstrate techniques using skeletons of modern animals. This is a popular event for school-age children. If you have found a bone in your backyard, bring it with you and have it identified!
This Fall's Law and History Program Reception will focus on the history of the American criminal justice system. The reception is open to students and faculty from across the university who are interested in the study of legal history, broadly construed. Three scholars will briefly present their research and talk about the practice of legal history. All are welcome and a non-pizza lunch will be provided.
Presenting at the reception will be:
Heather Ann Thompson, professor of History at the University of Michigan and author of the Pulitzer...
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
The African Language Program Open House is a chance to learn about Harvard's many African language courses, meet the ALP's language instructors, and decide on class meeting times for the upcoming semester. Come to learn more about the most linguistically-diverse program on campus (the ALP hopes to offer over 20 African languages this semester!), and to meet the ALP's talented language instructors.
Adolphus Busch Hall Atrium, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA
Join us for refreshments and meet our faculty, visiting scholars and students interested in Europe from Harvard and the area’s many universities. Find out about our programming, upcoming events, internships & grants! Open to the public.
CGIS South Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
Celebrate the start of the school year with SAI! The Welcome Back Mixer is a chance for students to enjoy delicious South Asian food while meeting SAI’s Visiting Fellows and faculty, learning about student funding opportunities, and meeting with representatives from Harvard South Asia student groups.
Calling all graduate students and faculty in history, American Studies, or any related field! Please join us for our eighth annual Graduate Student Reception.
Starting at six pm, you can enjoy free drinks and hors d’oeuvres as you meet students and professors from other universities working in your fields. At 6:30 or a little later, set down your glass and take a behind-the-scenes tour to learn more about the Society's collections as well as the resources available to support your scholarship, from research fellowships to our five different seminar series.