Events

    2018 May 30

    Passports: Lives in Transit

    Repeats every day until Sun Aug 19 2018 .
    (All day)

    Location: 

    Houghton Library, Harvard Yard, Harvard University, Cambridge

    This exhibition conceives of passports as the ruins of a modern dream now in terminal crisis – the dream of a globalized world. Drawing on the collections of Harvard Library, Passports: Lives in Transit addresses this major contemporary issue through the lens of passports, visa applications, and other documents associated with noteworthy nineteenth- and twentieth-century travelers, émigrés and refugees. Also on view, items of personal significance to a Harvard student telling a story of Latino immigration to the U.S., as well as a site-specific multimedia art installation of...

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    Tech Talk for Small Businesses: Delivery Apps for Restaurants

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn how to cook up business with online ordering!

    Discover online ordering and delivery platforms and determine if they are a fit for your small business at the Harvard Ed Portal’s Tech Talk for Small Businesses: Delivery Apps for Restaurants. During this free workshop, you will learn more about popular platforms and the economics behind them while networking with other Allston-Brighton restaurateurs.

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    Creating a 21st Century City: Challenges and Opportunities for Boston's Future

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    As cities grow and move forward through the 21st century, citizens and policy makers are faced with unique challenges yet seemingly endless possibility.

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an engaging conversation on how Boston confronts challenges and embraces opportunity with Ed Glaeser, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and Brian Golden, Director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency. From transportation to housing and development, the conversation will focus on themes explored in ...

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    Harvard Allston Partnership Fund Grants Ceremony

    Location: 

    Ray V. Mellone Park, 300 North Harvard St., Allston

    Join Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust and City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to celebrate the 10th annual Harvard Allston Partnership Fund grant recipients and their contributions to the community.

    Please note: Doors will open at 4:00pm. Program will begin promptly at 4:30pm.

    After the ceremony, please join us for a reception celebrating 10 years of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund.

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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

    Dr. Yvonne Cagle

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, Piper Auditorium, Room 105, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

    Dr. Yvonne Cagle is a NASA Astronaut and Family Physician. In 2008, Dr. Cagle retired as a Colonel in the USAF where she served as a Senior... Read more about Dr. Yvonne Cagle

    Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

    Celebrate Earth Day at Harvard’s Sustainability Fair on the Science Center Plaza!

    Explore how the University and our community partners can help green your scene while enjoying activities such as a Freecycle, compost tea demonstration, games,... Read more about Harvard Celebrates Earth Day

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