5:30 p.m. VIP Reception, Allen House for the Reception and Weed Hall 1 for the Lecture
Join us when American Historian Eric Foner takes the stage to discuss, “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Changed the Constitution.” Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, is one of the country's most prominent historians. Enjoy a reception prior to the discussion where you can meet Foner, and connect with faculty, alumni and friends. Signed book copies will be available for sale.
Price: $65 per person for reception and lecture (includes hors d’oeuvres and hosted bar) $5 per person for the...
Harvard Book Store, 826 Boston, the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, and Mass Humanities welcome bestselling author, TED speaker, and former Stanford dean JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS for a discussion of her latest book, Real American: A Memoir. The evening will begin with a reading from 8th grader Tiffany from the Boston Teachers Union School.
About Real American
A fearless debut memoir by beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims, Real American...
African Studies Center, 5th Floor, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
Walter Rodney Seminar
Ben Twagira (BU/HI)
Boston University’s weekly Walter Rodney seminars are held Mondays in the B.U. African Studies Center. This week’s seminar features Ben Twagira, post-doctoral fellow at Emory University, presenting “Military Rule and Urban Resilience: The Case of Kampala, Uganda, ca. 1966-86.”
Harvard Book Store welcomes writer, historian, and Smith College professor DANIEL HOROWITZ for a discussion of his latest book, Happier?: The History of a Cultural Movement That Aspired to Transform America. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities.
When a cultural movement that began to take shape in the mid-twentieth century erupted into mainstream American culture in the late 1990s, it brought to the fore the idea that it is as important to improve one's own sense of pleasure as it is to manage...
Harvard Book Store welcomes celebrated writer and journalist WALTER ISAACSON—author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin—for a discussion of his latest biography, Leonardo da Vinci. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities.
First Parish Church 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Book Store welcomes the host of MSNBC's The Last Word LAWRENCE O'DONNELL for a discussion of his latest book, Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities.
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed writer and Harvard Law professor NOAH FELDMAN for a discussion of his latest book, The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities.
About The Three Lives of James Madison
Over the course of his life,James Madison changed the United States three times: First, he designed the Constitution, led the struggle for its adoption and ratification, then drafted the Bill of Rights. As an older, cannier politician he co-founded the...
Harvard Book Store and the Mahindra Humanities Center welcome award-winning author and Harvard University Professor of History MAYA JASANOFF for a discussion of her latest book, The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World.
About The Dawn Watch
Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution: these forces shaped Joseph Conrad’s destiny at the dawn of the twentieth century. In this brilliant new interpretation of one of the great voices in modern literature, Maya Jasanoff...
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is organizing a benefit concert on Sunday, November 12 to raise funds for organizations providing humanitarian relief for communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma & Maria. The concert is co-sponsored by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and the Texas Club of Harvard College.
Our Gonson Daytime Lecture Series begins next week, covering a wide range of topics, from history to civic engagement. The second lecture in the series, “Preserving History: Public Media Archives at WGBH” may be of interest to you and your students. This interactive presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m. at 56 Brattle Street in Harvard Square and is open to the public with $5 admission.
Karen Cariani, Senior Director, WGBH Media Library and Archives and Casey Davis Kaufman, Associate Director, WGBH Media Library and Archives, will highlight the...