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Upcoming Events

2020 Oct 29

Sculptural Ideas in Paper Construction II

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 10 2020 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online Event

Make the most out of the time away from the Ceramics Program by exploring paper as a sculptural medium. This class will build on the skills learned in session one, but students from all levels may join the class to learn about paper mache, paper mache clay, tissue paper sculpture, homemade silicone molds, casting and embossing.  Students will view virtual demos, engage in class discussions, and have group and individual critique sessions.

With your registration, you will receive access to a Harvard Google Classroom which will feature recordings of each...

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2020 Oct 29

Digital Scavenger Hunt with Prizes and Surprises!

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal—Online

Take a break and learn new skills with this fun, interactive virtual scavenger hunt! Solve a series of clues and discover a hidden webpage that will give you an exclusive digital reward. These clues will take you through useful online security tips as well as interesting pieces of history from Harvard's Digital Collections. You will experience everything from speeches from well-known Harvard graduates to images of Allston from over a century ago!

This event is part of our celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in collaboration with Harvard Information Security...

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2020 Oct 29

Education Justice: Why Prison Classrooms Matter

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard—Online

“What college does, it helps us learn about the nation,” said Rodney Spivey-Jones, a 2017 Bard College graduate currently incarcerated at Fishkill Correctional Facility in New York, in the docuseries College behind Bars. “It helps us become civic beings. It helps us understand that we have an interest in our community, that our community is a part of us and we are a part of it.”

The Bard Prison Initiative and programs at other institutions of higher learning across the country have brought together teachers and learners in incarcerated spaces for years. This panel will gather...

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2020 Oct 29

Voting, Participation, and Why it Matters

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

Join Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui, Tova Wang, a Democracy Visiting Fellow at the Ash Center, Michelle Tassinari, Director and Legal Counsel of the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Elections Division, and Eneida Tavares the Interim Commissioner for the City of Boston’s Elections Department for a conversation on the importance of local voter participation, education and civic engagement, and to learn more about what’s at stake for our neighborhoods, our...

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2020 Oct 29

Open House Lecture: Nikil Saval, “A Rage in Harlem”

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Design—Online

This talk will consider the moment when June Jordan and Buckminster Fuller attempted to reimagine Harlem in the wake of the 1964 riots, considered against a larger context of experiments in social housing, environmental planning, urban rebellion, and Afro-futurism.

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2020 Oct 30

Flameware at Home

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 11 2020 .
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online Event

Do you enjoy cooking with your own clay creations? This class offers challenges in designing and executing versatile cooking vessels that are both elegant and practical. Flameware is uniquely formulated for use directly on a stove top burner or in a preheated oven. Careful attention will be made in emphasizing design elements that bring together form and function. The class projects have been developed so the work can be made in a minimally equipped home studio setting. Both Flameware clay and glazing/firing opportunities will be available through the Harvard Ceramics Studio for the...

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2020 Oct 31

Visit An Artist: En Iwamura

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard—Online

We are off to Japan to visit with the incredibly prolific sculptor En Iwamura! 

En Iwamura's current research investigates how he can influence and alter the experience of viewers who occupy space with his installation artworks. When Iwamura describes the space and scale in his works, he references the Japanese philosophy of Ma. Ma implies meanings of distance, moment, space, relationship, and more. People constantly read and measure different Ma between themselves, and finding the proper or comfortable Ma between people or places can provide a specific relationship at a...

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2020 Nov 02

Wheel Intensive - On-line Edition

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 30 2020 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online Event

For those with access to a pottery wheel at home or those happy to observe, this class for intermediate to advanced potters will explore size, form, refinement and surface. The instructor will provide demonstrations based on what forms and/or techniques students would like to improve upon during this class.

With your registration, you will receive access to a Harvard Google Classroom which will feature recordings of each class. In the case you miss a class or would like to review, these recordings will be available for 30 days after the end of the course.

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2020 Nov 02

2020 Science and Cooking Lecture Series

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 09 2020 except Mon Oct 05 2020.
3:00pm

Location: 

Online—Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

This year’s Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series is a celebration of border-blurring, culinary crossovers, from Caribbean-influenced French and Italian cuisine to a Thai take on traditional Indian recipes. And with a remote format via Zoom, this 11th iteration of the lecture series gives viewers a front-row seat to watch some of the world’s best chefs showcase unexpected flavors and unique techniques.

The lectures pair Harvard professors with celebrated food experts...

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