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The SIGnboard

September-October 2009

The Harvard Alumni Association has approved more than 20 Shared Interest Groups; a full list appears at clubs/html/SIGdir.shtml. Harvard Magazine invites SIG officers to share news of their groups’ activities in this space. (Send items to, using SIG in the “class year” line.)


Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus

Plans are being made for a combined thirtieth and forty-fifth reunion LGBT event to be held during Fall Reunion weekend (October 22–25). Visit the HGLC website,, or e-mail for more information.


Harvard Humanist Alumni

The group continues its biweekly Humanist Small Group Sunday Meetings (focused on discussion) and monthly Harvard Humanist Parents events, and inaugurates the Humanist Contemplative Group (focused on meditation). Visit, for details; e-mail with questions.


Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization

Attend a special service at Memorial Church on Veterans Day, November 11, to honor Harvard’s 10 Medal of Honor recipients. Visit for details.



Save these dates! In New York City, the Harvardwood Seminar Series hosts Professor John Stauffer at the Down Town Association for a talk on “How the South Won the Civil War—and Why It Still Matters!” on September 24 (see On October 9, the group hosts a screening of the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell at the National Arts Club; the film’s producer, Abigail Disney, will be present for a discussion. Meanwhile, in London, Harvardwood hosts a networking event on September 24. Visit for more details.