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Comings and Goings

January-February 2006

Harvard clubs offer a variety of social and intellectual gatherings. Following is a list of University-affiliated speakers appearing at local clubs this winter. For more information, contact the club directly, call the HAA at 617-495-3070, or visit

On January 12, the Harvard Club of Santa Barbara hosts Dumbarton Oaks professor of pre-Columbian studies Gary Urton for a lecture on “Deciphering the Knotted-String Records of Ancient Peru.” On January 24, Glyn Morgan, associate professor of government and of social studies, talks about “Justice, Security, and the Threat of Terrorism” with members of the Harvard Club of San Diego.

On February 9, the Harvard Club of Cincinnati can hear about “The Food Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines” from Walter Willett, chair of the department of nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. On February 10, Loeb professor of classical art and archaeology David Mitten discusses “Alexander: A Man for All Seasons” at the Harvard-Princeton-Yale luncheon hosted by the Harvard Club of Sarasota. The Harvard Club of St. Louis offers a lecture on “Coping Strategies for Optimal Aging” by Douglas Powell, clinical instructor in psychology, on February 17.