Upcoming Alumni Colleges include “Women in the War Zone” and “Harvard in the Olympics.” The events are organized by the HAA. For more information, call 617-495-1920 or visit www.haa.harvard.edu and click on “University-wide programs and services.”
On November 5, “The Schlesinger Collections: Women in the War Zone in the Twentieth Century,” offered with the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, includes two hours of lectures and a behind-the-scenes tour of the library’s holdings. This event follows the opening of the library’s exhibit A Call to American Women: Responses to War, and a conference on November 3-4 entitled “In the War Zone: How Does Gender Matter?” The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For information on the Radcliffe event, call 617-495-8600, or visit www.radcliffe.edu/-events/conferences/war_zone.
On January 21, a few weeks before the Olympic Winter Games begin in Italy, the HAA offers “Harvard in the Olympics,” a day of panel discussions at the Harvard Club of Boston. Featured speakers discuss topics such as training and competition, the business of running a global event, Harvard athletic history, and “Life after the Games.” Moderators and panelists include John Powers ’70, Paul George ’63, Paul Wylie ’90, M.B.A. ’00, and Bill Cleary ’56.