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Galbraith Scholars
June 8-12, 2003

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The 2003 Galbraith Scholars


SUNDAY (June 8)  

Noon-3:00 PM

Afternoon arrival and check-in

3:30-5:00 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 Movenpick


MONDAY (June 9)
All Monday sessions in Taubman A (5th floor), Kennedy School

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00-11:00 AM Katherine Newman (Kennedy School)
Workshop on No Shame in My Game
11:45-12:30 PM    Lunch with Christopher Jencks (Kennedy School)
12:30-2:15 PM Karla Ballard (Founder, The Catalyst Project)
"The Next Generation Urban Catalysts: Making the Connections between Research and Social Change Practices"
3:00-4:15 PM Everything you always wanted to know about grad school (Part I)
With doctoral student panelists:
  • Naomi Calvo (3rd year, Public Policy)
  • Michael Fortner (3rd year, Government & Social Policy)
  • Bert Huang (4th year, Economics; J.D. Harvard Law School, '03)
  • Tomás Jiménez (5th year, Sociology)
  • Therese Leung  (2nd year, Sociology)
  • Vesla Weaver (3rd year, Government & Social Policy)
6:30 PM  Dinner at Fire + Ice in Harvard Square
With graduate students
(Meet in front of the Charles Hotel)


TUESDAY (June 10)
Tuesday sessions in Taubman 301, Kennedy School, unless otherwise noted

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00-11:00 AM     David Ellwood (Kennedy School)
Workshop on the Living Wage
11:15-12:45 PM Lisa Richardson Jackson (Graduate College of Education, UMass Boston)
Workshop on education issues
12:45-2:00 PM Lunch with David Ellwood (Kennedy School)
2:30-3:30 PM Lani Guinier (Harvard Law School)
Workshop on The Miner's Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy (HLS, Hauser 102)
4:00-5:00 PM Visit with John Kenneth Galbraith (Professor Emeritus of Economics)
Visit with Professor Galbraith at his Cambridge home
7:00 PM Dinner at the original House of Blues in Harvard Square
Dinner with graduate students


Wednesday sessions in the Fainsod Room (L-324), Kennedy School

8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00-11:00 AM      Xavier de Souza Briggs (Kennedy School)
"Moving Up versus Moving Out: Neighborhood effects, housing mobility programs, and qualitative research"
11:15-12:45 PM Everything you always wanted to know about Ph.D. Programs: Insights from the admissions process
With Stephanie Parsons (GSAS Coordinator of Minority Recruitment) and Pam Metz (Director, Joint Ph.D. Programs in Social Policy)
12:45-2:00 PM Lunch
2:00-3:45 David Ellwood (Kennedy School)
Workshop on the research process: "Why are More Educated Women Postponing Childbearing So Much More than Less Educated Ones?"
4:00-4:45 PM Everything you always wanted to know about the Master's degree in Public Policy
With Helaine Daniels (Director of the MPP Program, Kennedy School)
Evening Dinner and evening on your own


THURSDAY (June 12)  
9:00-10:30 Tour and information session about Harvard Law School
With Mona Leveille (Assistant Director of Admissions)
11:00-12:30 PM     Marshall Ganz (Kennedy School)
Workshop on community organizing
12:30-1:30 PM Farewell lunch and reflections




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