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A sampler of Harvard club speakers this spring

May-June 2010

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

On May 10, the Harvard Club of Andover offers “Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion,” with McKay professor of computer science Harry Lewis. On May 19, 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. Also on May 20, senior admissions officer Dwight Miller reveals “Perspectives on New Jersey Admissions” for the Harvard Club of New Jersey. Miller then meets with members of the Harvard Club of Phoenix on June 7 to discuss “A Three-Decade Harvard Admissions Window on Arizona.” 

On May 20, the Harvard Club of Indiana explores “Stem Cells: The Science We Must All Know” with Robert Sackstein, associate professor of dermatology. On May 23, Knafel professor of music Thomas Forrest Kelly discusses “Teaching Old Music at the New Harvard: Beethoven’s Ninth Then and Now” with members of the Harvard Club of Chicago.

On June 2, the Harvard Club of Fairfield County hosts William Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid, for a look at “New Frontiers in College Admissions and Financial Aid.” And on June 6, the Harvard Club of Saint Louis learns about “Heeding the Call to Service” 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.