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Harvard University
June 11-15, 2006

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Professor William Julius Wilson and Galbraith Scholars Shadrick Small, Nicholas Pearce and Jessica Childress
 
Schedule  

SUNDAY

JUNE 11, 2006



Arrival and check-in

3:00-4:30 PM



Welcome reception and introductions
Location: Taubman A (5 th floor), Kennedy School of Government

4:45 PM


Social event: depart for Boston Duck Tour
Followed by dinner at Cactus Club, Boston


 

MONDAY

JUNE 12, 2006

8:30-9:30 AM



Breakfast
Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government

9:30-10:45 AM




Workshop with Professor Kim Williams (Kennedy School of Government)
“Blacks, Latinos, and the New Politics of Displacement: From Succession to Transformation?

10:45-11:00 AM

Break

11:00-Noon




Workshop with Professor Michèle Lamont (Harvard Department of Sociology)
"Bridging Boundaries: Inclusion as a Condition for Successful Societies"

Noon-1:00 PM



Lunch
Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government

1:00-2:00 PM




What You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Graduate School (Part I): The Degree in Public Policy
With Helaine Daniels, Director of the Masters in Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government

2:15 PM


Departure for Harvard Law School from Fainsod Room


2:30-4:00 PM



Tour of Harvard Law School
With Phil Lee, Assistant Director of Admissions, Harvard Law School

6:50 PM


Dinner with graduate students at Fire + Ice in Harvard Square
(Meet in front of the Charles Hotel at 6:50 PM)



 

TUESDAY

JUNE 13, 2006

8:30-9:30 AM




Breakfast

Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government

9:30-10:45 AM








What You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Applying to Graduate School: Part II

With Stephanie Parsons, Minority Recruitment and Student Programming Officer for Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

and Pamela Metz, Director, Ph.D. Programs in Social Policy


10:45-11:00 AM

Break

11:00-Noon

Workshop with Professor Jeffrey Liebman (Kennedy School of Government)
“The Value of Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Research Approaches"

Noon-1:00 PM




Lunch
Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government


1:00-2:30 PM











The Insider’s Guide to Graduate School

Graduate student panel discussion with

● Naomi Calvo, Public Policy
● Hanley Chiang, Economics
● Therese Leung, Sociology
● Sabrina Pendergrass, Sociology
● Melanie Penny, Sociology & Social Policy
● Jennifer Sykes, Sociology & Social Policy


6:30 PM





Dinner with graduate students at Tamarind Bay, Harvard Square

Dinner at “the city’s most inventive Indian restaurant.” (Meet in front of the Charles Hotel at 6:25.)


 

 

WEDNESDAY

JUNE 14, 2006

8:30-9:30 AM





Breakfast

Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government

9:30-10:30 AM




Workshop with Christopher Wimer, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology & Social Policy

“New Vision: an Institute for Policy and Progress”

10:30-11:00 AM


Break


11:00-Noon





Workshop with Professor William Julius Wilson (Kennedy School of Government)

“Challenges in Combining the Roles of Academic Scholar and Public Intellectual”

Noon-1:00 PM





Lunch

Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School of Government


1:00-3:00 PM





Workshop with Karla Ballard (President and CEO, Co-founder, LYNX Worldwide, Inc.)

"The Next Generation Urban Catalysts: Making the Connections between Research and Social Change Practices"

3:00-3:15 PM

Break

3:15-4:15 PM




Workshop with Professor Ronald Ferguson (Kennedy School of Government)

Working to Close Racial Achievement Gaps”

4:30 PM


Meet in front of the Fainsod Room to depart for MYTOWN tour


5:30 PM




MYTOWN: Multicultural Youth Tour of What’s Now

Youth-led walking tour in Boston’s South End

Evening



Dinner and evening on your own

We will provide a list of restaurant options around Harvard Square

 

 

THURSDAY

JUNE 15, 2006

   

8:30-9:30 AM






Breakfast

Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer 324) Kennedy School of Government

Francis Shen, joint Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy & J.D. degree, will join us to answer questions on both degrees.

9:30-10:45 AM





Workshop with Professor Xavier de Souza Briggs (Department of Urban Studies & Planning, MIT)

"Rebuilding Places and Lives: The Moving to Opportunity Experiment and Ghetto Poverty After Katrina"

11:00-11:45 AM

Program Evaluation


11:45 AM


Farewell Lunch

 


 

 

 

 

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