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Galbraith Scholars program 1999

 

Galbraith Scholars
June 20-24, 1999



SUNDAY (June 20)

Afternoon arrival and check-in
4:45-5:30  Welcome reception with Director David Ellwood and PhD students
Fainsod Room (Littauer 324), Kennedy School
Depart 
for Boston
5:30 PM
Boston Harbor sunset cruise and dinner with Ph.D. students
A 90 minute historic cruise of Boston Harbor, including the U.S.S. Constitution's sunset cannon serenade.  Group must assemble at Boston Harbor Cruises on Long Wharf by 6:30 PM for 7:00 PM departure. 

Followed by dinner at Trattoria Il Panino at Fanueil Hall.

MONDAY (June 21)

8:45 AM Continental breakfast
9:00-11:00 Opening Remarks by Director David Ellwood and Introductions

Professor William Julius Wilson
Discussion

11:00-12:30 Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Discussion
12:30-1:00 Break
1:00-3:00 Professor Cornel West
Luncheon and discussion 
3:15 -5:15 Research proposal exchange

With Professors Barbara Reskin, David Ellwood, and Ph.D. students
Free exchange and collaborative feedback on student research proposals
6:45 PM  Dinner with John Kenneth Galbraith
Taubman B (5th Floor)

TUESDAY (June 22)

8:45 Continental breakfast
9:00-10:15 Panel discussion with doctoral fellows:
"Insights about graduate school."
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 Seminar on welfare reform and low-wage workers 

By Professors David Ellwood, Katherine Newman, and Christopher Jencks
(working lunch)
1:00-3:30 Site visit
Welfare office and focus group
4:00-4:45  Site visit impressions 
6:30 PM Dinner at Fire + Ice
Create your own meal at Harvard Square's "improvisational grill". 

WEDNESDAY (June 23)

8:00-8:50  Xavier de Souza Briggs
Deputy Asst. Secretary in Policy Development & Research, HUD
Fainsod Room (Littauer 324) (Breakfast meeting)
9:00-1:00  Attend Summer Institute Session I and Luncheon
"Politics, Inequality, & Social Cohesion"
Taubman A/B (5th Fl)
1:00-4:00 Open time: 
May tour Harvard University or attend Summer Institute session II in Taubman A/B (5th Fl)
4:00-5:00 Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich 
Taubman 401
5:00 Reception and BBQ in Courtyard 
For all Summer Institute participants

THURSDAY (June 24)

8:30-1:30 Open time:
May attend Summer Institute session III and luncheon in Taubman A/B (5th Fl) or explore Harvard Square 

 

 

 

 

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