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Comings and Goings

March-April 2010

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

On March 12, the Harvard Club of Sarasota offers “Did the Reset Button Work?” with Carol Saivetz, associate of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute and of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. On March 25, Shattuck professor of government Paul Peterson discusses “Saving Schools: From Horace Mann to Virtual Learning” with members of the Harvard Club of Seattle. On March 28, the Harvard Club of Broward County explores the question, “Was the Obama Campaign a Social Movement?” with Timothy McCarthy, lecturer on history and literature and public policy director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. McCarthy also visits with members of the Harvard Club of Long Island to explore “Teaching History and Changing Society” on April 18.

On April 21, Marshall Goldman, senior scholar at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, talks about “Putin, Petroleum, Power, and Patronage” at the Harvard Club of Minnesota. “Coping Strategies for Optimal Aging” is the topic led by clinical instructor in psychology Douglas Powell on April 21 at the Harvard Club of Southern California. The following night, at the Harvard Club of Georgia, former Starr professor of Hebrew literature James Kugal talks about “The Bible and Its Interpreters.” On April 28, the Harvard Club of Northeast Ohio considers “The Biology of Circadian Rhythms: Sleep, Jet Lag, and Resetting Your Clock” with J. Woodland Hastings, Mangelsdorf professor of natural sciences.