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Comings and Goings

May-June 2005

Harvard clubs host lectures, seminars, and social gatherings. Following is a partial list of Harvard-affiliated speakers appearing at local club events this spring. For details, contact the club directly, call the HAA at 617-495-3070, or visit

On May 5, the Harvard Club of New Hampshire offers a lecture by Fogg Art Museum curator Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. on “Harvard’s Rediscovery of American Art.” Also on May 5, associate professor of government and of social studies Glyn Morgan talks about the “Morals of Terrorism” at the Harvard Club of Western New York. Members of the Harvard Club of Phoenix gather on May 6 to learn about “Russia’s Putinism” from Marshall Goldman, associate director of the Davis Center for Russian Studies. (Goldman also speaks to the Harvard Club of Delaware on May 11.) “Harvard Admissions and Financial Aid” is the subject of a May 7 meeting of the Harvard Club of Kansas City that features College senior admissions officer David L. Evans. Richards professor of chemistry Cynthia Friend discusses “Nanotechnology” at the Harvard Club of Oregon on May 12. On May 15, the Harvard Club of Eastern Michigan hears a lecture on “Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe,” by Graham Allison, Dillon professor of government and director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government. Gottlieb professor of law Elizabeth Warren discusses “The Over-Consumption Myth and Other Morality Issues” at the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Philadelphia on May 18.

The Harvard Club of Southern Connecticut welcomes psychiatry professor J. Allan Hobson for a discussion of “Sleep, Dreams, and Consciousness” on June 7. On June 23, the Harvard Club of Fairfield County (Connecticut) hosts a talk by dean of admissions and financial aid William R. Fitzsimmons.