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Comings and Goings

November-December 2009

Harvard clubs offer a variety of social and intellectual events around the country. For information on upcoming programs, contact your local club directly, or call the HAA at 617-495-3070, or visit Below is a partial list of winter happenings.

On November 20, the Harvard Club of Cape Cod offers “American Ideology in Transition,” a lecture by George Cabot Lodge, Tiampo professor of business administration. 

On December 5, the Harvard Club of Boston and the HAA host A Saturday of Symposia with a keynote address on “The Promise of Stem Cell Science” by Douglas Melton, Cabot professor of the natural sciences, codirector of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and cochair of the department of stem cell and regenerative biology. Other lectures include: “Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood,” by Maria Tatar, Loeb professor of Germanic languages and literatures and of folklore and mythology and department chair of folklore and mythology; “Prospects for the World Economy,” by Richard N. Cooper, Boas professor of international economics; “The Accelerating Universe: Einstein’s Blunder Undone,” by Robert P. Kirshner, Clowes professor of science; and “The Tenacity of Hope: Race, Politics, and the Meaning of Barack Obama,” by Timothy Patrick McCarthy, lecturer on history and literature and on public policy and director of the human rights and social movements program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.

For details and registration, please call the Boston club at 617-450-8496, or visit