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2020 Oct 31

Student Guide Tour: The Museums, Revisited, with Kaitlin Hao

11:00am to 11:30am

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Join us live on Zoom for a Student Guide Tour!

Kaitlin Hao ’21 will explore and confront the history of museum practice through a critical look at three objects: a mural painting from the Mogao Caves, a Go Ge mask on loan from the Peabody Museum, and Louise Bourgeois’s sculpture Nature Study.

This free tour will take place online via Zoom. To join, click the following link: ...

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2020 Oct 29

Student Guide Tour: Visions of the Future, with Cecilia Zhou

8:00pm to 8:30pm

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Join us live on Zoom for a Student Guide Tour!

Cecilia Zhou ’22 examines how three works of art, spanning 700 years, position themselves vis-à-vis the future. She will lead an interactive discussion of the sculpture Prince Shotoku at Age Two and the paintings Mass by Franz Wilhelm Seiwert and Untitled by Kerry James Marshall.

This free tour will take place online via Zoom. To join, click the...

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2020 Oct 28

Voting, Activism, and Art

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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The 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and the upcoming presidential election have brought voting rights to the forefront of American politics in 2020 and have prompted important questions about legacies of disenfranchisement, especially for people of color in the United States.

Inspired by the Long 19th Amendment Project, spearheaded by the Schlesinger Library at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, this program will examine works from the collections at the Harvard Art Museums and Houghton Library that...

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2020 Oct 30

Art Study Center Seminar at Home, with Larry Cook

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Since we are unable to welcome you into the museums at this time, we are bringing our experts to you in a new online series, Art Study Center Seminars at Home.

Cook was recently awarded a grant from the Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA) for his work exploring themes of racial justice.

In this session, curator Makeda Best will talk with Washington, D.C.–based photographer and artist Larry Cook. They will discuss Cook’s...

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2020 Nov 20

Staying Resilient While Facing Uncertainty

1:00pm

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How can we take care of ourselves and continue living and working in the midst of dealing with uncertainty and anxiety? As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to unfold, we are forced to adapt to significant change on a daily basis. Dealing with this level of uncertainty and change can strain our usual strategies for coping, causing increased worry and anxiety. In this group session, we will explore tools and resources for coping and learn how the EAP can be a supportive partner for moving through this extraordinary time.

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2020 Nov 12

Finding Connection and Creating Community

12:00pm

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COVID-19 has altered all our lives in significant ways. Most people are unaccustomed to staying home and being away from family, friends, and coworkers for an extended amount of time. You may feel lost as to how to occupy yourself during such times of solitude and cope with the myriad of thoughts and feelings that can accompany the ongoing uncertainty. In this virtual group session, we will identify strategies for coping and provide a forum for you to ask questions or share strategies that you have found helpful. The group also provides the opportunity to reinforce that you are not alone...

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2020 Nov 10

Balancing Work, Home and the Pandemic

1:00pm

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We are learning now, more than ever, that we are connected to one another in inextricable ways. The focus of this group session will be on the challenges of intergrating responsibilities of work, relationships, and taking care of yourself, overlayed by the pandemic’s emotional impact on everyone. We will identify principles and tools for dealing with handling time and emotional needs of families and work in a way that does not leave you exhausted and depleted.

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2020 Oct 23

Holding Spaces for Racial Equity through Belongingness: The Promise of a Developmental Approach to Adult Learning

1:30pm to 3:00pm

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We invite you to join in an interactive workshop-webinar where we will explore why a developmental approach matters when building spaces for addressing Racial Equity in schools and districts.

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2020 Oct 22

New Blocs, New Maps, New Power (ca. 1982)

4:00pm to 5:15pm

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By the early 1980s, a new political landscape was taking shape that would fundamentally influence American society and politics in the decades to come. That year, the long-standing effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment—championed by suffragist Alice Paul and introduced to Congress in 1923—ran aground, owing in significant measure to the activism of women who pioneered a new brand of conservatism. The power and organizational energies of conservative women provided one more proof that the suffragists’ notion of a universal women’s voting “bloc” was an illusion. But in the Reagan era...

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