Events

    Saving Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA

    James W. Porter, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia

    Coral reefs support more than a quarter of all marine life, yet many are critically endangered. In the Florida Keys, the once common elk horn coral (Acropora palmata) has experienced steep declines since the 1970s. Preliminary blame was attributed to global warming and coral bleaching, but in fact, a human bacterial pathogen associated with a wide range of serious infections was the culprit. James Porter will discuss how Key West residents are saving these reefs...

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    Feminisms Now!

    Location: 

    Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

    What do millennial feminists want? This panel invites rising artists, thinkers, and organizers to share their visions of gender equality for the 21st century. Panelists will reflect on their art and activism in the service of intersecting and sometimes competing feminisms. They’ll also discuss the ways they do—and don’t—engage the legacy of their 19th- and 20th-century foremothers as they work to move society forward.

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    Anna Puigjaner, “Kitchen Stories”

    Location: 

    Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium 105, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Anna Puigjaner is an architect, editor and researcher. Co-founder of the architectural office MAIO, which works on spatial systems that allow theoretical and practical positions converge. MAIO’s works have been published in international magazines such as Domus, Monocle, Plot, Frame and Detail among others; exhibited at Biennale di Venezia,...

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    Daughter of the Cold War

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, Room S050, Harvard University Campus, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

    Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the... Read more about Daughter of the Cold War

    Stig L. Andersson

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Stubbins Room 112, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    Stig L. Andersson founded SLA Architects in 1994. Having studied nuclear physics, Japanese culture and chemistry before becoming an architect,... Read more about Stig L. Andersson

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