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Galbraith Scholars program 2002

Galbraith Scholars
June 16-20, 2002

The 2002 Galbraith Scholars

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

3:00-4:30 PM Welcome reception and introductions
Location: Taubman 401, Kennedy School of Government
4:30 PM Depart for Boston Duck Tour, followed by dinner at Marché

MONDAY, JUNE 17

8:30 AM

Breakfast (Location: Fainsod Room, Littauer 324)

9:00-11:00 AM

Katherine Newman ( Kennedy School of Government)
Workshop on No Shame in My Game

11:00-11:15 AM

Break

11:15-12:15 PM

Prudence Carter (Sociology Department, Harvard University )

"Achieving While 'Black': A Discussion on Race, Social Attainment and Culture."

12:30-2:00 PM

 

Working lunch with award-winning filmmaker John Jackson (Harvard Society of Fellows)

Presentation and discussion of his ethnographic films

2:15-3:30 PM

Equalizing educational opportunity: Lessons of the COACH project (College Opportunity and Career Help)

Chris Avery ( Kennedy School of Government) and Coaches

  • C. Douglas Hollis
  • Michaeljulius Idani
  • Rachel Klein

3:45-4:30 PM

All You Ever Wanted to Know about Graduate School : Part I
The GSAS perspective, with Stephanie Parsons (Coordinator of Minority Recruitment, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

6:30 PM

Dinner at Fire + Ice in Harvard Square
Dine with graduate students in the Inequality and Social Policy programs at Harvard Square ’s own “improvisational grill”.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

8:30 AM

Breakfast (Location: Fainsod Room, Littauer 324)

9:00-10:30 AM

David Ellwood ( Kennedy School of Government )

Workshop on the Living Wage

10:30-10:45 AM

Break  

10:45-11:35 AM

A Discussion with William Julius Wilson ( Kennedy School of Government)

11:40-Noon

Break (Get to Taubman AB [5 th floor] for 12:00 pm photos)

Noon-2:00 PM

 

The 2002 Annual Galbraith Luncheon and Lecture
Opening Remarks by Professor John Kenneth Galbraith

The 2002 Galbraith Lecture by

Harvard President Lawrence H. Summers
Location: Taubman AB (5 th Floor)

*Important note: Please arrive promptly by 12:00 for group photo.

2:30-3:30 PM

Kim M. Williams ( Kennedy School of Government)

“Conducting Research on Race”

3:40 PM

MYTOWN neighborhood tour of the South End, Boston
(Multicultural Youth Tour of What’s Now)

Evening

Dinner and evening on your own

We will provide a list of restaurant options around Harvard Square

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

8:30-4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

See the Summer Institute 2002 schedule for sessions and events

(We will also provide a listing of some alternative activities, campus tours, etc., that may be of interest.)

  • Breakfast : Available in the Taubman Dining Room (5 th floor) from 8:30-9:30 am .
  • Lunch: Available in the Taubman Dining Room (5 th floor) from 12:15-2:00 pm .

2:00-3:45 PM

 

Karla Ballard (Co-Director, The Catalyst Project)
”The Next Generation Urban Catalysts: Making the Connection between Research and Grassroots Implementation"

4:30-6:30 PM

 

Summer Institute reception and barbecue

Kennedy School of Government Courtyard

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

8:30 AM

Breakfast

Available in the Taubman Dining Room (5 th floor). Bring breakfast to Taubman 401 for 9:00 am session.

9:00-10:45 AM

 

All You Ever Wanted to Know about Grad School (and Beyond):
Part II

A view from the trenches, with current Ph.D. students:

  • Bert Huang (Economics, 3 rd year)
  • Helen Marrow (Sociology & Social Policy, 3 rd year)
  • Richard Mora (Sociology & Social Policy, 3 rd year)
  • Gavin Samms (Public Policy, 5 th year)
  • Vesla Mae Weaver (Government & Social Policy, 2 nd year)

And beyond, with recent graduate:

  • Mario L. Small (Ph.D. in Sociology, ’01)
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, Princeton University .

10:45-12:15 PM

 

See the Summer Institute 2002 schedule for sessions and events

(We will also provide a listing of some alternative activities)

12:15-2:00 PM

Farewell Galbraith Scholars Luncheon with Katherine Newman

 

 

 

 

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