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The Galbraith Scholars 
June 10-14, 2001

 

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The 2001 Galbraith Scholars

SUNDAY (June 10)

Noon-3:00 PM Afternoon arrival and check-in
3:15-4:30 PM Welcome reception and introductions 
Taubman A (5th Fl), Kennedy School of Government
4:30 PM Depart for Boston Duck Tour
Followed by dinner at Marche

MONDAY (June 11)
All events in the Fainsod Rm (L-324), unless otherwise noted.

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00-11:00 AM Katherine Newman (Kennedy School)
Workshop on No Shame in My Game
11:15-12:30 PM Xavier de Souza Briggs (Kennedy School)
"People, Palanca, and Politics: Researchers in the Middle?"
12:30-2:00 PM Working lunch with award-winning filmmaker John Jackson (Harvard Society of Fellows)
Presentation and discussion of his ethnographic films.
2:00 PM MYTOWN neighborhood tour of the South End, Boston
Depart together from Fainsod Room
6:30 PM  Dinner at Yenching in Harvard Square
With graduate students
(Meet in front of the Charles Hotel)

TUESDAY (June 12)

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00-10:00 Robert Reich (University Professor, Brandeis University; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor)
"The Power of Ideas in Politics and Research"
10:00-11:00 William Julius Wilson (University Professor, Harvard University)
Discussion
11:00-11:30 All You Ever Wanted to Know about Graduate School : Part I
The official perspective, with Stephanie Parsons (Coordinator of Minority Recruitment, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
11:30-12:30 David Ellwood (Kennedy School of Government)
Workshop on work and welfare
1:00-3:00 3rd Annual Galbraith Lecture and Luncheon
With lecturer Claudia Goldin (Department of Economics)
"The Human Capital Century and American Leadership" (Bell Hall, Belfer Center, 5th Floor)
3:00-4:00

All You Ever Wanted to Know about Graduate School : Part II
The view from the trenches, with current Ph.D. students:

  • Christopher Adolph (Government, 3rd year)
  • Ben Deufel (Government, 3rd year)
  • Tomás Jiménez (Sociology, 3rd year)
  • Bikila Ochoa (Sociology & Social Policy, 1st year)
  • Gavin Samms (Public Policy, 3rd year)
  • Celeste Watkins (Sociology, 5th year)
4:30 PM Meeting with Professor John Kenneth Galbraith (Professor Emeritus of Economics, Harvard University)
5:30 PM on Dinner and evening on your own
We wil provide a list of options around Harvard Square.

WEDNESDAY (June 13)

8:30-5:15 See Summer Institute schedule for sessions and events
We will also provide a listing of some alternative events and tours taking place at Harvard that may be of interest.
5:15 PM Summer Institute Reception and Barbecue
Kennedy School courtyard

THURSDAY (June 14)

8:30-10:00 Karla Ballard (National Urban League Young Professionals)
"Next Generation Urban Catalysts for Change: Making the Connection between Research and Grassroots Implementation"
10:00-4:30 PM See Summer Institute schedule for sessions and events
We will also provide a listing of some alternative events and tours taking place at Harvard that may be of interest.
 
 

 

 

 

 

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