Dreaming in Chinese
Linguist Deborah Fallows '71, speaks at the Harvard Bookstore last night about her new book, "Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language." Fallows discussed the cultural and linguistic differences she encountered while living in Shanghai. "My first experience with the language [Chinese] was nothing less than overwhelming," she said. "I could not even open my mouth."
Last night’s Opening Celebration of The Laboratory at Harvard featured a cocktail reception in the Northwest Labs with an exploration of taste and smell
Teach for America Panel
Former Teach for America corps members Jake Stern, Anasstassia Baichorova, and Lizette Suxo shared their experiences in a panel discussion Thursday night. They, along with others, also took questions and shared their thoughts on the current academic gap in America.
A Night in Chinatown
Keynote speaker Professor Nicole Newendorp speaks on the experiences of Chinese-born senior citizen immigrants to the United States at "A Night in Chinatown," a dinner discussion sponsored by the Chinese Student's Association.
The Iconography of Freedom
Senior Vice President of External Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Harold Holzer, spoke yesterday about "The Iconography of Freedom Reconsidered" during the era of Abraham Lincoln. Holzer's lecture was the last of a three part series sponsored by the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African-American Research.