Comings and Goings

University faculty appear around the country to lecture on their specialties and meet with alumni. Here is a list of some of the speakers traveling to local clubs this spring. For details, contact the club in question, call the Harvard Alumni Association (617-495-3070), or go to

On May 2, former University Marshal Richard Hunt talks about “Harvard on the World Stage” for the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Philadelphia. The Harvard Club of Santa Barbara hosts psychology professor Marc Hauser on May 4. On May 6, members of the Harvard Club of Central Florida can hear about “Why Americans Love God and Europeans Don’t” from associate professor of government and social studies Glyn Morgan. Appearing at the Old Colony Harvard Club on May 8 to discuss “Life at Harvard College Today” is the College’s dean, Benedict Gross. Christopher Queen, of the Division of Continuing Education, is at the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Western New York on May 9. The next day, McArthur University Professor and Nobel laureate in economics Robert Merton talks with members of the Harvard Club of Quebec. The Reverend Peter J. Gomes, Plummer professor of Christian morals, is at the Harvard Club of New Jersey on May 16, and at the Harvard Club of Birmingham the following evening. On May 17, Chua Tiampo professor of business administration emeritus George Cabot Lodge explains “Economic Development and Poverty Reduction” to the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Rochester. The Harvard Club of Northeast Ohio hosts Ali Asani, professor of the practice of Indo-Muslim languages and cultures, for a lecture on “Understanding Islam and the Role of Religion in Muslim Societies: Going Beyond the Headlines” on May 23.

On June 5, Loeb professor of classical art and archaeology David Mitten reveals “Macedonian Royal Tombs at Vergina and Their Contents” for the Harvard Club of Southern Connecticut.

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