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2020 Jun 26

Using Privilege in Response to Inequality and Injustice

1:00pm to 3:30pm

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Quantum Culture will present a bold new model for Diversity and Inclusion work, distinguished from other curricula in several important ways:

  • Addresses the multi-faceted sources of Privilege in our society
  • Creates an understanding of how Privilege operates
  • Provides relationship-based solutions
  • Calls for co-responsibility from all parties
  • Relies on an experiential learning methodology
  • Opens a pathway for creating true Belonging

This two and a half hour training provides a...

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2020 Jun 25

Who Watches the Watchmen? A Discussion About Race and Policing Through the Lens of Popular Entertainment

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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When HBO series Watchmen premiered in October 2019, the show—a dramatically different take on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s original comic book/graphic novel—was noted for its direct confrontation of racism in America. Systemic racism, police brutality, collective trauma, and vigilante justice are all central themes to the TV remix. In light of ongoing deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police, nationwide protests, and calls for reforms, the show is now getting a second look with many calling it eerily prescient.

Join us in conversation about how Watchmen and other...

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2020 Jun 24

The Struggle for Black Lives: A Conversation with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join us for a conversation with Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Bobby Kennedy and President of RFK Human Rights, Wade McMullen, Senior Vice President, Programs and Legal Strategy, and Sancia Dalley, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships to discuss Bobby Kennedy's legacy, the urgent work to topple systemic injustice in the criminal justice system, and the work being done to shift investor perspectives and actions to create a more just economy and society.

Speakers and Presenters

Kerry Kennedy | President of RFK Human Rights and daughter of Bobby Kennedy

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2020 Jun 23

CCW conversation with Ambassador Wendy Sherman

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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Committee on the Concerns of Women closes the year with a Conversation. Ambassador Wendy Sherman, professor of the practice of public leadership and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School, speaks to CCW about lessons in leadership, courage, and what can be done to support working women in the next normal.

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2020 Jun 22

The Green New Deal, A Transatlantic Climate Change Consensus?

11:00am to 12:00pm

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The Green New Deal is alternatively viewed as a bold and progressive American solution to climate change or an economically destructive government intrusion into private enterprise. Yet in the European Union, the ideas behind the Green New deal have become the consensus solution to decarbonization and which underpins much of the official climate change roadmap of the European Commission. With consensus on one side of the Atlantic, and controversy on the other, is there room for new forms of climate change cooperation? Can we find ways towards a sustainable growth?

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2020 Aug 04

Farmers' Market at Harvard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 27 2020 except Tue Aug 25 2020.
12:00pm to 6:00pm

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Science Center Plaza

We are excited to announce that the Farmers' Market at Harvard will open this summer, beginning on TUESDAY, JUNE 16th, from 12-6 pm!  

Join us at the market every Tuesday, and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!

The market will be modified to create a safe shopping environment for everyone: we will feature a limited number of vendors, and will have protocols in place in keeping with state requirements (including face coverings, gloves, handwashing stations, and layouts that allow for...

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2020 Jun 19

Terracotta Figurines from Antiquity to Modernity

11:00am to 11:45am

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The Arts Study Center Seminar at Home series continues from the Harvard Art Museums:

In the 1870s, thousands of ancient terracotta figurines were discovered in cemeteries surrounding the small city of Tanagra in Greece. The figurines became a sensation with Victorian audiences. In this seminar, Frances Gallart Marques will discuss how the brightly colored figures of young women, at once lively and quiet, resonated with and inspired many works by 19th-century painters, musicians, and writers.

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2020 Jun 18

Navigating the Grey Zone of Change

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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When faced with change, how do we continue to perform while navigating new and unfamiliar territory? In this interactive module participants will reflect on how disruption impacts our routines, and learn a framework for diagnosing types of change challenges. By understanding what kind of challenge we are working with, we can choose appropriate strategies that helps us adapt in more effective ways.

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2020 Jun 17

Global perspectives on intimate partner violence and safety in the home during the COVID-19 pandemic

11:00am to 12:00pm

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to sheltering in the home for "safety" but what if you don't feel safe in your home? This forum will discuss intimate partner violence and the challenges that have emerged related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists from the USA, New Zealand, and the UK will discuss issues of domestic violence in their prospective countries, ways in which this is being addressed, and how we can promote safety during this time. This forum will end with a Q&A session with the audience.

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2020 Jun 22

The 60 Year Curriculum: New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital Economy

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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The 60-Year Curriculum explores models and strategies for lifelong learning in an era of profound economic disruption and reinvention. Over the next half-century, globalization, regional threats to sustainability, climate change, and technologies such as artificial intelligence and data mining will transform our education and workforce sectors. This cutting-edge book describes the evolution of new models—covering computer science, inclusive design, critical thinking, civics, and more—by which universities can increase learners’ trajectories across multiple careers from mid-adolescence to...

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2020 Jun 23

HUECU Webinar - Ditch Your Debt

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Create customized repayment strategies to become debt-free and help you save money during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit card debt and student loans will be discussed. This session is brought to you in partnership with HUECU and The Office of Work/Life at the Harvard Longwood Medical Area. You do not need to be an HUECU member to attend.

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