Frank McCourt, Expert Storyteller, Charms Audience at GSE

Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Angela’s Ashes,” came to speak to a packed audience at the Graduate School of Education on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 about his recent memoir, “Teacher Man.” As the title reveals, prior to his whirlwind success as a best-selling author (which came about at the ripe age of 66), he… Continue reading Frank McCourt, Expert Storyteller, Charms Audience at GSE

Events Around Town

Art & DesignTue., Sept. 30 “Planning for Great Cities.” (Loeb Fellowship Program, GSD) Ofer Manor, chief architect, City of Jerusalem, Israel; Gerald Green, director of planning, City of San Francisco; Ann Coulter, executive vice president, RiverCity Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., 12:30 p.m. Wed., Oct. 1 “American Neoclassical Sculpture: Another Marble… Continue reading Events Around Town

Events Around Harvard

Mon., May 5 – “Turning Ideas into Action: Reflections on Policy Making in Massachusetts” Tripp Jones, former executive director of MassINC, Join us for the Spring 2003 Rappaport Institute Public Service Lecture Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street 5:30PM Tue., May 6-“State-Civil Society Relations in a Post-Authoritarian Context: The… Continue reading Events Around Harvard

Events Around Town

art/designWed., April 23-“Mnemonic Devices: Structures of Identity, Strategies of Remembrance in Contemporary Art.” (Radcliffe Fellowship Program) Lisa Saltzman. Cronkhite Graduate Center, 6 Ash St., 4 p.m. A wine and cheese reception will follow.Wed., April 23-“Learning from Performers: Lee Mingwei.” (OfA) Lee Mingwei will present slides. Room G-08, Larsen Hall, GSE, 14 Appian Way, 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading Events Around Town

Events Around Town

Wed., April 9 – “An Art World Transformed: Artists and Patrons in 19th Century Calcutta.” (HUAM) Susan S. Bean, curator of South Asian and Korean art and culture, Peabody-Essex Museum. Lecture hall, Sackler Museum, 6 p.m. Thu., April 10 – “The Work of Diller + Scofidio.” (VES) Elizabeth Diller, architect, will discuss the work of… Continue reading Events Around Town

Events Around Town

ArtsTue., Feb. 11- “Artists as Activists: Muslim Women Artists in New York City.” (GSE Arts in Education Program) Munir Jiwa, New School University. Room G-08, Larsen Hall, 14 Appian Way, GSE, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible Thu., Feb. 13- “A Changing Picture: European Art Museums Today.” (HUAM) Annamaria Petrioli Tofani,… Continue reading Events Around Town