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Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

"Optimizing Interventions after Genomic Testing: Pediatric Cancer"

Monthly Technology Assessment in Health Care Seminar Series Continental breakfast served. Gazette Classification: Health Sciences. Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard University Technology Assessment in Health Care Seminar Series. Speaker(s): Lisa R. Diller, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Chief Medical Officer, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, DFCI. Contact Info: Debra Milamed 617-327-5612 debra_milamed@hms.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:45 AM – 9:15 AM. Harvard Faculty Club Room 225, 2nd Floor 20 Quincy St. Cambridge.

Investigating the State of Civil Rights: A Conversation with Catherine Lhamon

Please join CPL for a discussion on the state of civil rights in the United States with Catherine Lhamon, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Food will be provided and all students are welcome to attend! Gazette Classification: Education. Law. Organization/Sponsor: Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker(s): Catherine Lhamon, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Cornell William Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice, HKS; Director, The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice, Kimberlyn Leary, Associate Professor of Psychology, HMS; Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, HSPH. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WRYMJ9J. Contact Info: CPL_Events@hks.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Harvard Kennedy School Taubman 135, Darman Seminar Room 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit cpl.hks.harvard.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Sequential Data | ComputeFest 2020

As our lives become more intertwined with technology, it's increasingly necessary for technology to have the ability to understand the various modalities of our data, much of which is inherently sequential in nature (e.g. human language and videos). For example, making sense of words predicates understanding the context, especially the preceding words. A class of deep learning models named sequence2sequence (seq2seq) yields state-of-the-art results on a myriad of NLP tasks (e.g. machine translation, natural language understanding, language modeling). For this workshop, we will start with a gentle introduction and then dive into the intricacies, addressing the underlying mechanics, strengths, and weaknesses of the models. Topics include attention, self-attention, and transformers. Gazette Classification: Information Technology. Lecture. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Institute of Applied Computational Sciences (Harvard IACS). Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20832_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=55&CATID=72&SINGLESTORE=true. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM. Harvard Science Center 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.computefest.seas.harvard.edu.

Identify Ideal Market Position to Grow Faster

B2B growth is hard to achieve! Many new companies make it harder on themselves by not collecting market data on their ideal buyer and positioning strategy. The key to new market launches or early sales growth is rapid, intentional testing of buyer interest. In this workshop, attendees can leverage their learning to 1.) spend 30%-40% less and achieve the same sales revenue, and 2.) raise investor capital with a higher success rate by telling a data-informed “initial buyer” story. Gazette Classification: Business. Classes/Workshops. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Ed Portal. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Harvard Ed Portal 224 Western Ave. Allston. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

HILR Intersession: Mollie Crawford-Volk: Velazquez' "Las Meninas" and its Modern Progeny

Diego Velazquez’ magisterial late work, "Las Meninas," created in 1656 near the end of his life, is universally recognized now as one of the greatest paintings in the history of western culture. Its scale, technical virtuosity, complex subject, and inclusion of the only uncontested self-portrait of the Spanish artist we have contributed decisively to its special stature. But this stature has been enormously enhanced by the number and quality of responses to the painting made by important later artists, a phenomenon that continues up to the present. Very few, if any, paintings in western art have inspired such an illustrious progeny. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. Speaker(s): Mollie Crawford-Volk. Cost: $100 for two sessions (1/21 & 1/23). Ticket Web Link: https://www.extension.harvard.edu/hilr/sites/extension.harvard.edu.hilr/files/2020-hilr-intersession.pdf. Contact Info: HILR: 617-495-4072. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. HILR 34 Concord Avenue Cambridge 02138.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Landscape for Life

4 Thursdays: Jan 23.-Feb. 13, Noon–3 p.m. This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for people and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (sustainablesites.org), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. Offered in collaboration with the Native Plant Trust. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Environmental Sciences. Sustainability. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum & Native Plant Trust. Speaker(s): Trevor Smith, LEED Green Associate, Land Escapes. Cost: $264. Ticket Web Link: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1577&DayPlannerDate=1/23/2020. Contact Info: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu 617-384-5277. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

A Diplomatic Counterrevolution: The Transformation of the U.S.–Middle East Alliance System in the 1970s

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Gazette Classification: Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: International Security Program. Speaker(s): Carl Forsberg, Ernest May Fellowship in History & Policy, International Security Program. Contact Info: susan_lynch@harvard.edu. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM. 1 Brattle Square, Room 350 Cambridge. For more info visit www.belfercenter.org.

Gallery Talk: Walk Like an Egyptian

Fellow Jen Thum explores the basics of ancient Egyptian representation, including why their bodies seem to “walk like an Egyptian.”. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners

6 Sessions: Thursdays, Jan. 23 -Mar 5 (skip Jan. 20), 6:30–8:30 p.m. Are you grappling with how designing your home garden spaces? Learn the organizational components of a coherent garden and practice the process of design with award-winning designer Christie Dustman. You will leave class with a plan in progress from which to continue your design explorations. Limited to 16 students. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Classes/Workshops. Environmental Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum. Speaker(s): Christie Dustman, Designer, APLD. Cost: $210. Ticket Web Link: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=80&DayPlannerDate=1/23/2020. Contact Info: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu (617)384-5277. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Arnold Arboretum Weld Hill Building 1300 Centre St. Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Africaville: A Novel

For readers of Lawrence Hill and George Elliott Clarke, a ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry. Set in the small Nova Scotia town of Africaville, settled by former slaves, Jeffrey Colvin depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time and fate. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: The Harvard Coop. Speaker(s): Jeffrey Colvin. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: harvardcoop.eventbrite.com. Contact Info: hbooks@bncollege.com. Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The Harvard Coop 1400 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Understanding and Diagnosing Deep Models with Visualization | ComputeFest 2020

This lecture highlights a number of ways visualization can be used to interrogate, understand and discover properties and pathologies of deep models. We will cover a number of basic visualization techniques as well as a few recently introduced methods for models used for tasks involving image and text data. The focus of this workshop on visualization will be an exploratory and diagnostic tool for researchers and engineers; we will not be addressing the usage of visualization as a explanatory tool in the context of interpretability. Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Information Technology. Lecture. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Institute of Applied Computational Sciences (Harvard IACS). Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20832_ustores/web/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=55&CATID=72&SINGLESTORE=true. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Harvard Science Center 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.computefest.seas.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

The Rohingya Crisis: A View from the Ground

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs welcome John Coughlan, former UN Human Rights Officer, for a discussion of the current situation of the Rohingya in the Rakhine state.  In this conversation, Mr. Coughlan will offer his perspective on the status of Rohingya in the Rakhine state as well as inside the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. Offering insights from the ground, the conversation will provide an overview to the current crisis, the state of human rights, and the growing lack of attention from the international community. Gazette Classification: Social Sciences. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Speaker(s): John Coughlan, Former UN Human Rights Officer, Samantha Power, Former Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017, Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and William D. Zabel Professor of the Practice of Human Rights at Harvard Law School. Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM. Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Library 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit carrcenter.hks.harvard.edu.

I Stayed in Berlin All Summer

The last short Schanelec made before her debut feature, "I Stayed in Berlin All Summer" confirms her commitment to narrative filmmaking while brazenly flouting the conventions of film grammar. The opening, which introduces the two central couples, scrambles continuity to heady effect. Schanelec’s aesthetic strategies might be initially disorienting, but the storytelling remains perfectly coherent. The character configuration gradually crystallizes, while the startling editing and non-naturalistic performances grant us keen insight into the couples’ respective dissatisfaction and sense of estrangement. The issue of understanding — paradoxically both the primary preoccupation of Schanelec’s cinema and, for many viewers, the primary obstacle to its appreciation — is directly addressed in the conclusion. Nadine, an aspiring author not coincidentally played by Schanelec herself, says she wants readers to understand her writing, but in the way that music is understood, as a rush of memories, as an indescribable, ye… Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Afternoon

With a view from behind a theater stage as actors appear to prepare for rehearsal, the opening scene in "Afternoon" is unlike any other in the film, and yet it “sets the stage” for the audience, who must engage with a shifted perspective, interpreting and deciphering the emotions that reside more or less behind the film’s scenes. The actress on stage (and in the film) — played by Schanelec herself — is a tormented member of a tangle of close, yet fraught relationships unravelling in the peaceful countryside during what is ostensibly a family vacation. In this loose adaptation of Chekov’s play The Seagull, the reunited family has broken and changed in ways that seem to only reluctantly reveal themselves over the course of many summer afternoons. The precise and indirect beauty of Schanelec’s cinema sparkles with a particularly tender luminescence in "Afternoon," in which a meditative game of Uno almost leaves as significant an impression as a suicide attempt. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Friday, January 24, 2020, 9:00 PM – 10:35 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Winter Tree Identification

Without their leaves, trees can be challenging to identify in the winter. However, if you consider a tree’s branching structure and buds, you can often determine its species. Former Arboretum horticulturist and now a high school teacher, Sue Pfeiffer will speak about the clues to look for and the keys available to help you definitively identify specific trees. Dress in layers for indoor and outdoor learning. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Environmental Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum. Speaker(s): Sue Pfeiffer, Horticulture Instructor, Norfolk County Agricultural High School. Cost: $52. Ticket Web Link: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1701&DayPlannerDate=1/25/2020. Contact Info: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu (617) 384-5277. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

The Farmer’s Wife

“I don’t remember too much about The Farmer’s Wife,” Hitchcock told Truffaut, “but I know that filming that play stimulated my wish to express myself in purely cinematic terms.” Indeed, contrary to the chatty nature of Eden Phillpotts’ bucolic romantic comedy (in its time the longest-running play on the London stage), Hitchcock channels his characters’ desires and regrets with telling glances and point-of-view shots. The story of a wizened widower looking for love in all the wrong places is played for laughs, though the protagonist’s repetition complex and easily wounded pride anticipate the masochistic streaks of James Stewart’s characters in Hitchcock’s later films. Comic actor Gordon Harker introduces a welcome note of cynicism as the cranky farmhand dubious of his master’s romantic turn. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:45 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Tito and the Birds

Together with his friends, Tito — an inventive and curious 10-year-old — embarks on a journey to find the cure for a strange epidemic overtaking the world: experiencing bouts of intense fear and panic, victims are falling ill and turning to stone. Surprisingly, Tito discovers that completing his father’s research on bird song just might be able save them. However, his father has been out of the picture ever since a failed scientific experiment severely injured his son, so Tito must overcome his own fear, finding his father and himself on this magical journey. Winner of several major children’s film festival awards, this thrilling and visually stunning adventure features a distinctive, dynamic style using a mix of oil-on-glass paintings, digital drawings and graphic animation. "Tito and the Birds" is also a candid political allegory for young audiences, teaching them about exploring fear in oneself and the role it plays in society at large. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $5 Special Admission - Free with Cambridge Public Library card. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

The Farmer’s Wife

“I don’t remember too much about The Farmer’s Wife,” Hitchcock told Truffaut, “but I know that filming that play stimulated my wish to express myself in purely cinematic terms.” Indeed, contrary to the chatty nature of Eden Phillpotts’ bucolic romantic comedy (in its time the longest-running play on the London stage), Hitchcock channels his characters’ desires and regrets with telling glances and point-of-view shots. The story of a wizened widower looking for love in all the wrong places is played for laughs, though the protagonist’s repetition complex and easily wounded pride anticipate the masochistic streaks of James Stewart’s characters in Hitchcock’s later films. Comic actor Gordon Harker introduces a welcome note of cynicism as the cranky farmhand dubious of his master’s romantic turn. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Arc Iris

The year is 2080. iTMRW, the love story of Robert and his android partner, Jenny, unfolds against the backdrop of a world where advanced technology is both a source of and a “cure” for human alienation: advertisements come in the form of “pop-up thoughts,” entire cities float on islands of trash, female forms are purchased and discarded at will, and aristocrats live in a state of debauchery and despair. The piece takes its title from iTMRW (pronounced “I, Tomorrow”), the mega-corporation that produces and sells every single product known to humankind. Despite societal chaos, the human spirit persists in its quest for love. iTMRW, a dance-theater piece set to a live performance of a futuristic concept album by Providence art-pop trio, Arc Iris, features contemporary dance and performance art by HDC Dance Ensemble. Jan. 25 at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Concerts. Dance. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $20. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/arc-iris/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. OBERON 2 Arrow St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Passing Summer

The German title, "My Slow Life," may reveal a bit more about Valerie’s central — yet physically more passive and immobile — position in the film. As in all of Schanelec’s films, the apparent slowness is an illusion: life continues to dramatically unfold throughout the most nondramatic of moments, and so much happens in between cuts that the scenes seem to carry that much more weight. Valerie’s experience mirrors that of the audience’s trying to figure out who she is, where she fits within the tangle of relationships among siblings, spouses, lovers, friends and acquaintances. And perhaps Valerie is also like the film itself: directionless, maintaining a certain distance and ambivalence, yet pulled into the ebbs and flows, the oceans and lakes regardless. Miraculously, the formal, oblique aspects of Schanelec’s cinema make space for abrupt, surprising emotions and allow for a natural sense of intimacy. Her characters are sometimes reduced to small figures who remain in wide shots for whole sequences; only in t… Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Saturday, January 25, 2020, 9:30 PM – 10:55 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Boston Humanists: The Humanist Vision of Star Trek, A Revisionist View

Boston Humanists welcomes writer and social critic David Hoelscher, on "The Humanist Vision of Star Trek: A Revisionist View."  Humanism and Star Trek have been closely linked since the 1960s. Creator Gene Roddenberry envisioned a world where a secular humanist outlook had replaced theistic religion as the dominant ethico-political philosophy. In 1991, AHA presented Roddenberry with its Humanist Arts Award for “distinguished contributions to humanism and humanist thought.” With the 2018 announcement that Patrick Stewart would reprise ‘Jean Luc Picard’ in a new Trek series, the AHA website posted “Star Trek is Re-Energizing. And We Need It Now More Than Ever.” Star Trek, the author wrote, “provides a powerfully compelling model of how we can envision the future of humanity.” With Star Trek: Picard, we will revisit Star Trek’s humanistic ethos. Focusing on ethics, David Hoelscher will argue that, contrary to prevailing opinion, Trekian humanism is deeply flawed. Gazette Classification: Ethics. Humanities. Lecture. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard. Speaker(s): David Hoelscher. Cost: Free. Contact Info: Stuart Wamsley. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Philips Brooks House, Harvard Square 1 Harvard Yard Cambridge. For more info visit www.humanisthub.org.

Verdi Aida, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras

Semi-staged opera performance with professional vocal soloists and chorus. Federico Cortese, Conductor. Edward Berkeley, Stage Director. For more about BYSO's opera program, visit www.bysoweb.org/programs/opera/ PLEASE NOTE: No children under age 10. Gazette Classification: Music. Organization/Sponsor: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. Cost: Full Price: $75, $65, $45. No Discounts. Ticket Web Link: www.boxoffice.harvard.edu. Ticket Info: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 3:00 PM. Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

The Pleasure Garden

Live Musical Accompaniment by Martin Marks. Recently restored. Hitchcock establishes the dynamic tension between viewer and viewed within the first few cuts of his directorial debut, as a leggy line of dancers descends a spiral staircase to take the stage for a crowd of monocled spectators. It’s the untried dancer from the provinces who proves ruthless in The Pleasure Garden, while the veteran who offers a helping hand suffers dwindling fortunes and a cruel husband. As their parallel lives come unglued for a haunting eruption of violence in the tropics, Hitchcock explores the stylistic possibilities of the melodrama. The production was British, the actresses American, the sets German, the air of unfulfilled desire and moral transgression pure Hitchcock. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Places in Cities

In "Places in Cities," Schanelec affords her protagonist what every teenage girl wants and few get, something more important than happiness: the right to exist for herself. The film follows the laconic Mimmi (Sophie Aigner) between Berlin and Paris, through sexual encounters, family interactions, school and friendship. Across it all, her emotional life remains opaque, as inaccessible to the viewer as it is to those around her. Refusing the expressive face, refusing to depict motivations and responses: described as such, it would be easy to think that "Places in Cities" is an austere exercise in cruelty. It would be easy, but it would be wrong. Schanelec’s elliptical unsentimentality is a kind of generosity, even an ethics. She skips certain moments to allow others to expand, cultivating tonal complexity through gaps and dilations. A judicious use of music by Joni Mitchell, Portishead and others helps free characters from the burden of emotion, cementing the film’s seductive externality while bathing it in fee… Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Arc Iris

The year is 2080. iTMRW, the love story of Robert and his android partner, Jenny, unfolds against the backdrop of a world where advanced technology is both a source of and a “cure” for human alienation: advertisements come in the form of “pop-up thoughts,” entire cities float on islands of trash, female forms are purchased and discarded at will, and aristocrats live in a state of debauchery and despair. The piece takes its title from iTMRW (pronounced “I, Tomorrow”), the mega-corporation that produces and sells every single product known to humankind. Despite societal chaos, the human spirit persists in its quest for love. iTMRW, a dance-theater piece set to a live performance of a futuristic concept album by Providence art-pop trio, Arc Iris, features contemporary dance and performance art by HDC Dance Ensemble. Jan. 25 at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Concerts. Dance. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $20. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/arc-iris/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Sunday, January 26, 2020, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. OBERON 2 Arrow St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Monday, January 27, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Monday, January 27, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

LIFE EXPERIENCES AND INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE U.S.: Implications for Health

As stark income inequalities among American households increase, a poignant picture has emerged of the differences in life experiences between middle- and lower-income households and the wealthiest households. From paying medical bills, to affording housing, to coping with unexpected expenses, and other needs, Americans face very different realities — and the scope of these choices carry profound implications for the country’s health and for society at large. This Forum will examine these differences, as well as consider approaches, such as taxation, that could narrow the income gaps. As background, The Forum will draw on results from a unique recent poll that reveals the viewpoints not only of middle- and lower-income respondents, but also of a group not typically captured in polls — those households earning annually at least $500,000 a year (the top 1percent). The poll was done by NPR, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard Chan School and covers areas such as financial stress, health care, and… Gazette Classification: Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Speaker(s): Robert Blendon Ichiro Kawachi Katherine Newman Ben Spoer Joe Neel. Cost: Free webcast. Ticket Web Link: RSVP: https://harvard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5pc4ZuSUHmwmsxD. Contact Info: theforum@hsph.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Leadership Studio, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 677 Huntington Ave. Boston. For more info visit theforum.sph.harvard.edu.

Pianist Gabriela Montero Discusses Classical Improvisation, Composition, and Creative Dissent

In a program designed around a musically illustrated discussion, the internationally renowned pianist Gabriela Montero will discuss her evolution as an improvisational artist and creative dissenter. Her growth as an artist and leader has been greatly informed by the human rights and political crises in her home country of Venezuela. Montero will consider fundamental questions about improvisation: What is it, to a classical musician? She will explore how improvisation works on a bio-neurological basis, presenting fMRI studies done on her own brain. She will consider how musicians can choose to use improvisation as a reactive and informational device — and even as a tool of protest and dissent. In the context of the crisis in Venezuela, Montero will address her role as a “musical journalist.” She will ask how moral choices affect the decision to compose and whether composition can effect any significant and enduring social change. Register online. Gazette Classification: Concerts. Ethics. Humanities. Lecture. Music. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Speaker(s): -Gabriela Montero, Musician (Piano); Artist-in-Residence, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Knafel Center 10 Garden St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Towards Life 3.0 - Drafted into the Meme Wars: Disinformation in US Elections

"Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century" is a new talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and human life. Joan Donovan, Director and Lead Researcher of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy will give a talk titled, "Drafted into the Meme Wars: Disinformation in US Elections." A light dinner will be served. Gazette Classification: Science. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Speaker(s): Joan Donovan, Director and Lead Researcher of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM. Harvard Kennedy School Rubenstein 414AB 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit carrcenter.hks.harvard.edu.

The Films and Videos of Richard Serra - Program One

This program sees Serra moving from the task-based minimalism of his earliest films — all of which depict a hand engaged in simple actions — to films that explore the various ways that the medium of film can transform the reality being photographed, whether through the imposition of a border in Frame, the way motion is rendered in Tina Turning, or the capturing of color and two-dimensional space in Color Aid. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Monday, January 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

QuickBooks Workshop

This free workshop is designed for a small group to receive instruction and hands-on assistance in using QuickBooks. The QuickBooks version that will be demonstrated is QuickBooks Online Plus which includes features unavailable in Self Employed, Simple Start, or Essentials. The QB features addressed in this workshop will be: • Company Set Up • Chart of Accounts • Downloading bank and credit card transactions • Creating: customers, vendors, employees, products/services and classes • Financial Reports • Budgeting 9:00am: Registration and networking (coffee and pastries provided). 9:30am: Workshop presentation begins. Note: Participants must bring a laptop with QuickBooks already installed. It is strongly recommended that you have attended the SCORE “Accounting for Small Businesses” workshop as a prerequisite to this workshop and have some working experience with QB. Gazette Classification: Business. Classes/Workshops. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Ed Portal. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Harvard Ed Portal 224 Western Ave. Allston. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

HILR Intersession: Sean Gallagher: Vienna in the Time of Beethoven and Schubert

The enduring image of Vienna as “The City of Music” owes much to the mix of composers and performers active there in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This course focuses on the period between Beethoven’s arrival in the early 1790s and Schubert’s death in the late 1820s. The cultural geography of Vienna in these decades is complex and fascinating: an environment rich in artistic achievement, but also marred by war and political repression. Tracking the city’s musical and political history in these years reveals the extent to which Beethoven and Schubert, who moved in different social circles, in many ways lived in two different Viennas. We will also explore how specific works of theirs reflect these broader social differences. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Music. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. Speaker(s): Sean Gallagher. Cost: $100 for two sessions (1/28 & 1/30). Ticket Web Link: https://www.extension.harvard.edu/hilr/sites/extension.harvard.edu.hilr/files/2020-hilr-intersession.pdf. Contact Info: HILR: 617-495-4072. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. HILR 34 Concord Ave. Cambridge.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Gallery Talk: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Join curatorial assistants Casey Monahan and Heather Linton on a walk through the galleries to discover creatures real and imagined. Our galleries are full of stories! Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

M-RCBG's Annual Davos Debrief

M-RCBG's annual Davos Debrief includes commentary and takeaways from Harvard leaders who attended the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. This year's panelists include Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Responsibility Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School; and Carmen Reinhart, Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at the Harvard Kennedy School. Gazette Classification: Business. Environmental Sciences. Social Sciences. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker(s): Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Responsibility Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, Carmen Reinhart, Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System at the Harvard Kennedy School. Contact Info: mrcbg@hks.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Kennedy School Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building) 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.hks.harvard.edu.

Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin's Russia

Joshua Yaffa, Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker, presents his first book, "Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin's Russia" (Tim Duggan Books, January 2020), in conversation with Professor Timothy Colton. "In this rich and novelistic tour of contemporary Russia, journalist Joshua Yaffa introduces readers to some of the country’s most remarkable figures — from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians — who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the shadow of the Putin system. Torn between their own ambitions and the omnipresent demands of the state, each walks an individual path of compromise. Some muster cunning and cynicism to extract all manner of benefits and privileges from those in power. Others, finding themselves to be less adept, are left broken and demoralized. What binds them together is the tangled web of dilemmas and contradictions they face. Gazette Classification: Humanities. Lecture. Social Sciences. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Speaker(s): Joshua Yaffa, Journalist and Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker Moderator: Timothy Colton, Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Harvard University. Cost: Free. Contact Info: For more information, please call 617-495-4037. Email for general inquiries: daviscrs@fas.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM. CGIS South Building Room S250 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge. For more info visit daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu.

Student Led Civics in Action: youth & educator perspectives

Join us for an exciting discussion on Massachusetts' new civic education standards from the perspectives of the students and teachers who piloted the curriculum. Gazette Classification: Education. Organization/Sponsor: Civic and Moral Education Initiative. Contact Info: Civic and Moral Education Initiative cmei@gse.harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Harvard Graduate School of Education Longfellow Hall, Eliot Lyman Room 13 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit cmei.gse.harvard.edu.

Botany Blast: What is Biodiversity and Why Does It Matter?

Join Putnam Postdoctoral Fellow Jake Grossman for an exploration of the world of biodiversity research. Our focus will be on how scientists define and quantify biodiversity and how biodiversity loss affects the way that ecosystems work. Jake will share highlights from his dissertation research, which entailed the use of experimentally planted "forests" to study the role of biodiversity in supporting tree growth, health, and nutrient use. Free, registration requested; my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Environmental Sciences. Lecture. Sustainability. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum. Cost: Free, registration requested. Contact Info: Jake Grossman, PhD, Putnam Postdoctoral Fellow, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Resilience: Part 2 - Understanding the Neuroscience of Stress

Today’s times can be incredibly turbulent and stressful be it a career transition, relocation, family dynamics or changes in health. How can you keep your cool during these highs and lows? You can build your resilience by shifting some of your attention to your well-being. Our 2-part series will provide you with tools and practices to help you improve your self-awareness, manage your stress, help you with important decision making, and keep you motivated. Can stress harm your everyday actions and reactions? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. When our nervous system goes into a fight, flight, or freeze state, we see fewer options, which can compromise our problem-solving abilities. By shifting a little focus to your well-being, you can enter a calmer, clear-headed, optimal place. This mindset shift can help give you the necessary perseverance and motivation to keep going. During this workshop, you will learn about the neuroscience of stress. Our goal is to help you be at your best, even during times of… Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Ed Portal. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Harvard Ed Portal 224 Western Ave. Allston. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

FLP Open Meeting: The Family Dinner Project with Anne Fishel

Sharing a family meal is good for the spirit, brain and health of all family members. The Family Dinner Project is a nonprofit that champions family dinner as an opportunity for family members to connect with each other through food, fun and conversation about things that matter. Executive Director and co-founder, Anne Fishel, will tell us how the principles of The Family Dinner Project can also be applied with peers in a dining hall. Anne is a family therapist, clinical psychologist and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at the Harvard Medical School. Gazette Classification: Education. Health Sciences. Social Sciences. Sustainability. Wellness/Work Life. Organization/Sponsor: The Food Literacy Project. Speaker(s): Anne Fishel. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: bit.ly/FLPEvents. Contact Info: foodliteracy@harvard.edu. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. CGIS Knafel, Room K262 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge. For more info visit secure.touchnet.net.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

“Vincent Chin’s Wedding: Techno-Orientalist Subjectification and its Discontents”

Workshop on the past, present, and future of ethnic studies. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Warren Center. Speaker(s): Takeo Rivera, Boston University. Contact Info: 25 Quincy St. Emerson Hall, 4th floor, Cambridge, MA 02138. Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:45 PM – 11:45 PM. Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room 35 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

The Six Cities Study: The Significance of its Origins for its Unexpected Findings

The Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series: The Six Cities Study: The Significance of its Origins for its Unexpected Findings Open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Gazette Classification: Education. Health Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: The Department of Epidemiology. Speaker(s): David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine. Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Contact Info: Coppelia Liebenthal cliebent@hsph.harvard.edu (617) 432-6477. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM. Kresge 502 677 Huntington Ave. Boston. For more info visit www.hsph.harvard.edu.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show Opening Reception

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 3–5 p.m. in the Arts Wing (2nd floor) for the opening reception of the Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show. The show spotlights the creative endeavors of Smith Campus Center staff, featuring over fifty works by over thirty artists. Come celebrate the creative works of your colleagues, including a musical performance of original piano pieces by Jack Staid. Registration for the opening reception is recommended. Families and friends welcome. Light refreshments will be provided. After the opening reception, the exhibit will run daily until Feb. 12. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit projects.iq.harvard.edu.

Mzansi's Other Voices

During his time at the Radcliffe Institute, Bongani Ndodana-Breen is writing a book and an accompanying orchestral work that will challenge entrenched notions on the value of indigenous African culture in the discourse on South African classical music and its historic lack of representation of black composers. His research offers a rarely explored Afrocentric view on South African composition during apartheid to the dawn of democracy with a reflection on the impact of the current decolonization debate stemming from the #RhodesMustFall movement. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Humanities. Lecture. Music. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Speaker(s): Bongani Ndodana-Breen, 2019-2020 Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; Africa Arts Group NPC (South Africa). Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Knafel Center 10 Garden St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

A Conversation with Tawakkol Karman

A conversation with Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate and Hauser Leader, Center for Public Leadership, moderated by Amb. Wendy Sherman, Director, Center for Public Leadership and Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership, HKS. Gazette Classification: Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Middle East Initiative Center for Public Leadership. Speaker(s): Tawakkol Karman. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Taubman Building Nye B & C, 5th Floor Harvard Kennedy School 15 Eliot St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.belfercenter.org.

Emotional Intelligence for Work and Life

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free workshop with Sarah A. Scala M. Ed & OD, of Sarah Scala Consulting, on developing your emotional intelligence (EQ) for life and work. Attendees will learn to recognize and understand emotions in others and themselves and will use this awareness to manage behavior and build positive relationships. Participants will be asked to complete a brief free online assessment before the event. Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Ed Portal. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Harvard Ed Portal 224 Western Ave. Allston. For more info visit edportal.harvard.edu.

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new light on the diverse forms of Puritan belief and practice in England, Scotland, and New England, David Hall provides a multifaceted account of a cultural movement that judged the Protestant reforms of Elizabeth's reign to be unfinished. Hall's vivid and wide-ranging narrative describes the movement's deeply ambiguous triumph under Oliver Cromwell, its political demise with the Restoration of the English monarchy in 1660, and its perilous migration across the Atlantic to establish a "perfect reformation" in the New World. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: The Harvard Coop. Speaker(s): David D. Hall Bartlett , Professor of New England Church History Emeritus. Cost: Free. Contact Info: hbooks@bncollege.com. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The Harvard Coop 1400 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

People, Place, Thing, or Idea

People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether their subjects are people, landscapes, objects, or feelings, these photographers illustrate their stories by paying close attention to composition, lighting, and environment. Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Digital photography is just one of the art forms teens can explore at the museum. The ICA’s award-winning teen programming has grown exponentially in the past decade, now serving approximately 7,000 area youths annually. We believe that robust arts education — including learning by doing — is critical to building future artists, audiences, and engaged citizens, and we aim especially to create a more equitable education for urban youths. To learn more about the ICA’s teen programs, please visit icateen… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Institute of Contemporary Art. Contact Info: Sean Snyder ssnyder@icaboston.org. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Gutman Art Gallery 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit www.gse.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

HILR Intersession: Sean Gallagher: Vienna in the Time of Beethoven and Schubert

The enduring image of Vienna as “The City of Music” owes much to the mix of composers and performers active there in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This course focuses on the period between Beethoven’s arrival in the early 1790s and Schubert’s death in the late 1820s. The cultural geography of Vienna in these decades is complex and fascinating: an environment rich in artistic achievement, but also marred by war and political repression. Tracking the city’s musical and political history in these years reveals the extent to which Beethoven and Schubert, who moved in different social circles, in many ways lived in two different Viennas. We will also explore how specific works of theirs reflect these broader social differences. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Music. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. Speaker(s): Sean Gallagher. Cost: $100 for two sessions (1/28 & 1/30). Ticket Web Link: https://www.extension.harvard.edu/hilr/sites/extension.harvard.edu.hilr/files/2020-hilr-intersession.pdf. Contact Info: HILR: 617-495-4072. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. HILR 34 Concord Ave. Cambridge.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show features over fifty works by over thirty artists and will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. The Smith Center Staff Art Show is co-sponsored by Harvard Common Spaces and Harvard Real Estate. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit commonspaces.harvard.edu.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Challenges and Opportunities in the Israeli Economy

This seminar will be given by EranNitzan, Minister of Economic Affairs, The Embassy of Israel to the United States. It is part of M-RCBG's weekly Business & Government Seminar Series. Lunch will be served. Gazette Classification: Business. Lecture. Social Sciences. Special Events. Organization/Sponsor: Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker(s): Eran Nitzan, Minister of Economic Affairs; The Embassy of Israel to the United States. Contact Info: mrcbg@hks.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM. Bell Hall 5th Floor Belfer Building Harvard Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.hks.harvard.edu.

Landscape for Life

4 Thursdays: Jan 23.-Feb. 13, Noon–3 p.m. This intensive introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for people and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (sustainablesites.org), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. Offered in collaboration with the Native Plant Trust. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Classes/Workshops. Environmental Sciences. Sustainability. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum & Native Plant Trust. Speaker(s): Trevor Smith, LEED Green Associate, Land Escapes. Cost: $264. Ticket Web Link: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1577&DayPlannerDate=1/23/2020. Contact Info: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu 617-384-5277. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Visionary or Follower? Rethinking the Foreign Policy of Theodore Roosevelt

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Gazette Classification: Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: International Security Program. Speaker(s): Aroop Mukharji, Ernest May Fellow in History & Policy, International Security Program. Contact Info: susan_lynch@harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM. One Brattle Square, Room 350 Cambridge. For more info visit www.belfercenter.org.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Is it an experimental lighting device, the subject of New Vision films and photographs, or a motorized kinetic sculpture? The Light Prop has expanded our definition of art for 90 years. Learn more about this fascinating object and see it in operation in this gallery talk, given by Lauren Hanson, the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Bloomberg Harvard Summer Fellows Info Session

Join the faculty and staff of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative for an info session on summer 2020 student fellowships. Learn about participating cities and projects as well as how to apply for this year's summer fellowship program cycle. Refreshments will be served. Gazette Classification: Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: HKS Ash Center. Speaker(s): Jorrit de Jong. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Rubenstein R-414 A.B David Ellwood Democracy Lab Rubenstein Building Harvard Kennedy School 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit ash.harvard.edu.

OEB Seminar Series -- "Fins to Limbs: The Forgotten Story of Fin Rays"

The transformation of  fins into limbs entailed many changes, most notable the origin of digits and the loss of the fin rays.  Most studies of this shift have focussed on the origin of wrists, ankles, fingers and toes, and changes to the rays has largely been ignored.  30 years of Devonian collecting has yielded diverse and high quality fossils that allow us to assess this issue.  Major changes to the fin rays were underway before the origin of limbs.  Moreover, developmental evidence reveals that the origin of digits and the loss of rays may linked during embryogenesis. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: The Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Speaker(s): Neil Shubin, The University of Chicago. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Biological Labs Lecture Hall (1080) 16 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit oeb.harvard.edu.

Understanding the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Between Perceptions, Democratic Values and Reconciliation

Ibrahim Khatib completed his PhD in May 2018 at Berlin Graduate school of Social Sciences in Humboldt University of Berlin. His PhD research is about the relationship between democratic values, identity, threat, conflict perception, and willingness to reconcile in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In 2018-19 he did his postdoctoral research with Middle East studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), University of Oxford. His current research is focusing on the conflict in the Middle East (Arab-Israeli) and the role of religious beliefs and political aspirations. His research papers have been published in several peer-reviewed journals including "Journal of Peace Research" "International Journal of Conflict Management" and "Citizenship Studies". He also has presented papers at a number of international conferences including the conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), the Conference of Midwest Political Scienc… Gazette Classification: Lecture. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar. Speaker(s): Ibrahim Khatib, Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University. Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Contact Info: elizabethflanagan@fas.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. CGIS Knafel 262 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge. For more info visit cmes.fas.harvard.edu.

Exhibition Opening and Performance with Visual Artist EJ Hill

EJ Hill is an artist whose practice incorporates painting, writing, installation, and performance in ways that seek to elevate bodies and amplify voices that have long been rendered invisible and inaudible by oppressive social structures.   Hill’s new exhibition, “The Lily League,” imagines a network of universities that is a counterpoint to the Ivy League. Founded on principles of excellence by way of radical inclusion and fueled by the resilience of those most vulnerable to institutional violence, Hill recasts the visual language of academic heraldry to reckon with educational institutions that are not designed for all. The Lily League is part pedagogical experiment, part institutional critique, and a deliberate attempt to provide students a foundation from which to launch their own creative and ambitious ideas. Register online. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Lecture. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Speaker(s): EJ Hill, Independent Visual Artist. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery Byerly Hall 8 Garden St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Harvard Science Book Talk by Donna Jackson Nakazawa & Dr. Beth Stevens, "The Angel and the Assassin"

In her new book, "The Angel and the Assassin," Donna Jackson Nakazawa tells one of the most paradigm-shifting stories in the history of medicine — the tale of a tiny, powerful, enigmatic cell, microglia, in determining brain health, and their potential to transform human well-being, including breathtaking discoveries by MacArthur Fellow Beth Stevens, Ph.D, at Harvard, who first unveiled the true role of these long-ignored cells. Carey Goldberg, host of CommonHealth, WBUR, Boston, will moderate the conversation between Ms. Jackson Nakazawa and Dr. Stevens. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Division of Science, Cabot Science Library, and Harvard Book Store. Speaker(s): Donna Jackson Nakazawa, Beth Stevens. Cost: Free. Contact Info: science_lectures@fas.harvard.edu. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. Science Center Hall C 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit science.fas.harvard.edu.

Erosion: A Conversation of Undoing

Join best-selling author Terry Tempest Williams (author of "Refuge") and nationally syndicated environmental radio show Living on Earth for a discussion for Williams’ new book, “Erosion: Essays of Undoing.” Williams' fierce, spirited, and magnificent essays are a howl in the desert. She sizes up the continuing assaults on America's public lands and the erosion of our commitment to the open space of democracy. She asks: "How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?" We know the elements of erosion: wind, water, and time. They have shaped the spectacular physical landscape of our nation. Here, Williams bravely and brilliantly explores the many forms of erosion we face: of democracy, science, compassion, and trust. She examines the dire cultural and environmental implications of the gutting of Bear Ears National Monument—sacred lands to Native Peoples of the American Southwest; of the undermining of the Endangered Species Act; of the relentless press by the fossil fuel in… Gazette Classification: Environmental Sciences. Humanities. Lecture. Sustainability. Organization/Sponsor: This event is sponsored by Living on Earth, The Cambridge Public Library, the Harvard Center for the Environment, the Harvard Divinity School, The Center for the Study of World Religions, the UMass Boston School for the Environment, & the UMass Boston McCormack Graduate School. Speaker(s): Terry Tempest Williams. Cost: Free and open to the public. Ticket Web Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/erosion-a-conversation-of-undoing-terry-tempest-williams-loe-tickets-86407793035?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2HzQrcgfy854XhECb0mEkhQNJ_uy6hl0jM5jyg4SEFf4rENqoFgoJS-tE. Contact Info: Jay Feinstein jfeinstein@loe.org. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cambridge Public Library 449 Broadway Cambridge. For more info visit environment.harvard.edu.

Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners

6 Sessions: Thursdays, Jan. 23 -Mar 5 (skip Jan. 20), 6:30–8:30 p.m. Are you grappling with how designing your home garden spaces? Learn the organizational components of a coherent garden and practice the process of design with award-winning designer Christie Dustman. You will leave class with a plan in progress from which to continue your design explorations. Limited to 16 students. Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Classes/Workshops. Environmental Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Arnold Arboretum. Speaker(s): Christie Dustman, Designer, APLD. Cost: $210. Ticket Web Link: https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=80&DayPlannerDate=1/23/2020. Contact Info: adulted@arnarb.harvard.edu (617)384-5277. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Arnold Arboretum Weld Hill Building 1300 Centre St. Boston. For more info visit my.arboretum.harvard.edu.

Erosion: A Conversation of Undoing

Show on Harvard Gazette Join best-selling author and HDS writer-in-residence Terry Tempest Williams (author of Refuge) and nationally syndicated environmental radio show Living on Earth for a discussion for Williams’ new book, Erosion: Essays of Undoing. Williams' fierce, spirited, and magnificent essays are a howl in the desert. She sizes up the continuing assaults on America's public lands and the erosion of our commitment to the open space of democracy. She asks: "How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?" We know the elements of erosion: wind, water, and time.They have shaped the spectacular physical landscape of our nation. Here, Williams bravely and brilliantly explores the many forms of erosion we face: of democracy, science, compassion, and trust. She examines the dire cultural and environmental implications of the gutting of Bear Ears National Monument—sacred lands to Native Peoples of the American Southwest; of the undermining of the Endangered Species Act; of the relentless… Gazette Classification: Religion. Sponsor: Living on Earth, The Cambridge Public Library, Harvard Center for the Environment, Harvard Divinity School, Center for the Study of World Religions, UMass Boston School for the Environment, and UMass Boston McCormack Graduate School. Contact: jfeinstein@loe.org. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge.

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new light on the diverse forms of Puritan belief and practice in England, Scotland, and New England, David Hall provides a multifaceted account of a cultural movement that judged the Protestant reforms of Elizabeth's reign to be unfinished. Hall's vivid and wide-ranging narrative describes the movement's deeply ambiguous triumph under Oliver Cromwell, its political demise with the Restoration of the English monarchy in 1660, and its perilous migration across the Atlantic to establish a "perfect reformation" in the New World. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: The Harvard Coop. Speaker(s): David D. Hall, Bartlett Professor of New England Church History Emeritus. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: harvardcoop.eventbrite.com. Contact Info: hbooks@bncollege.com. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The Harvard Coop 1400 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Global Education Conference

Join us for a conversation on Global Education at the Annual Conference on Global Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Friday, Jan. 31. At this conference, graduate students in Fernando Reimers' course "Education Policy Analysis and Research in Comparative Perspective" present their work examining options to address key education challenges in the developing world and proposing avenues to address climate change through education. These presentations are discussed by leaders in the field of international education and by the audience. Gazette Classification: Conferences. Education. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Graduate School of Education. Speaker(s): Aurelio Nuño, Former Secretary of Education of Mexico, Visiting Practitioner HGSE, Michael Sinclair, Director Harvard Ministerial Program, HSPH, Charito Kruvant, President of the Board, Creative Associates International, Robert Jenkins, Global Chief of Education, UNICEF, Manuel Cardoso, Education Specialist (Learning), UNICEF, Atif Rafique, Senior Adviser (Systems Strengthening), UNICEF, Bassem Nasir, Education Specialist (Skills), UNICEF. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: https://tinyurl.com/yh97l8sj. Contact Info: Lee Marmor lee_marmor@gse.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Gutman Conference Center 6 Appian Way Cambridge. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Animal Talk Scavenger Hunt

Have you ever wished that you could talk with other animals? Doctor Dolittle, the imaginary character in the Hugh Lofting book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle, "could do just that! Doctor Dolittle learned animal languages and made animal friends all over the world. Use the clues to find six of his animal friends in the museum and learn how that animal really communicates. Come to the museum dressed as your favorite animal and learn how animals talk! Gazette Classification: Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: Regular admission rates apply. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show features over fifty works by over thirty artists and will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. The Smith Center Staff Art Show is co-sponsored by Harvard Common Spaces and Harvard Real Estate. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit commonspaces.harvard.edu.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Spiritual Capital: Islamic Education and Social Change in a Zanzibari Madrasa

Show on Harvard Gazette As part of the Islam in Africa Lecture Series, Caitlyn Bolton of the City University of New York will present the talk "Spiritual Capital: Islamic Education and Social Change in a Zanzibari Madrasa." This event is free and open to the public. The full lecture series schedule can be found online. Islam in Africa Lecture Series: Critical Perspectives on the Development and Dynamics of Islam in Africa Islam in Africa has become an important and increasingly vibrant sub-field in Islamic Studies, attracting numerous extremely talented students who are conducting fine studies that have great impact in all fields in the humanities and social sciences. Dozens of books are published yearly including through major university presses, and so the goal of Critical Perspectives in the Development and Dynamics of Islam in Africa lecture series is to provide a platform for the discussion of cutting edge research in the field of Islam in Africa and to tap into the best of such new work for Africanists and Islamicists… Gazette Classification: Lecture. Sponsor: Harvard Divinity School, Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Center for African Studies, Hutchins Center, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Department of African and African American Studies. Contact: Jennifer Conforti. Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Room 117, Rockefeller Hall, 47 Francis Ave. For more info visit scholar.harvard.edu.

The Lily League: An Exhibition by EJ Hill

EJ Hill is an artist whose practice incorporates painting, writing, installation, and performance in ways that seek to elevate bodies and amplify voices that have long been rendered invisible and inaudible by oppressive social structures.   Hill’s new exhibition, “The Lily League,” imagines a network of universities that is a counterpoint to the Ivy League. Founded on principles of excellence by way of radical inclusion and fueled by the resilience of those most vulnerable to institutional violence, Hill recasts the visual language of academic heraldry to reckon with educational institutions that are not designed for all. The Lily League is part pedagogical experiment, part institutional critique, and a deliberate attempt to provide students a foundation from which to launch their own creative and ambitious ideas. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery Byerly Hall 8 Garden St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11

The 9/11 attacks fundamentally transformed how the United States approached terrorism and led to the unprecedented expansion of counterterrorism strategies, policies, and practices. While the analysis of these developments is rich and vast, there remains a significant void. The diverse actors contributing to counterterrorism increasingly consider, engage, and impact women as agents, partners, and targets of their work. Yet, flawed assumptions and stereotypes remain prevalent, and it remains undocumented and unclear how and why counterterrorism efforts have evolved as they did in relation to women. Please join us! Coffee, tea, and light refreshments provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Gazette Classification: Lecture. Organization/Sponsor: Havard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Speaker(s): Joana Cook, Senior Research Fellow, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation,  Department of War Studies, King's College London; Author, "A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11". Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM. Belfer Building Bell Hall, 5th Floor 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.belfercenter.org.

Highlights Tours by Harvard Student Guides

Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such as Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West, featuring 19th-century warrior art, and Digging Veritas, which explores the archaeology of colonial Harvard. Tours visit highlights on the first, third and fourth floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections. See website for blackout dates. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Free with museum admission. Ticket Web Link: www.peabody.harvard.edu/visit. Friday, January 31, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Unpacking the Amazon Myth

Join student guide Paul Tamburro to explore the mythological iconography on a Roman sarcophagus and what it reveals about ancient Roman politics and conceptions of the “other.” In addition to “unpacking” the story behind the carvings on this Amazon “box,” this hour-long talk will investigate the object’s rich production and acquisition history. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates: harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. The Harvard Art Museums are closed on major holidays. Friday, January 31, 2020, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

Originally from France, a night of philosophy and ideas is a marathon of philosophical debate, performances, readings, and music happening overnight. Boston’s first Night of Philosophy & Ideas at Harvard University will bring together academics from various disciplines, as well as artists, activists, and public intellectuals to address a variety of timely questions around this year’s central theme: Being Alive. What is the good life? What does life mean for us but also for other living creatures? What do we owe to each other? How have recent technological changes affected the ways in which we understand ourselves? By diving into topics as diverse as physics, sex, greek heroes, police shootings, Darwinism, zombies, gender equality, migration, subjectivity, slavery, and pull-ups, we will explore life in the 21st century. The event will also feature an art exhibition, a magic performance, poetry reading, dance shows, art classes, meditation, screenings and a book swap.  This event is free and open to the p… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Classes/Workshops. Conferences. Dance. Education. Ethics. Humanities. Lecture. Poetry/Prose. Religion. Social Sciences. Volunteer Opportunities. Organization/Sponsor: French Consulate in Boston, and Harvard University Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Center for Hellenic Studies, Department of the Classics, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. Cost: Free and Open to the Public. Ticket Web Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-night-of-philosophy-and-ideas-at-harvard-tickets-89910246969. Contact Info: Nicolas Prevelakis (prevelak@fas.harvard.edu). Friday, January 31, 2020, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. William James Hall 33 Kirkland St. Cambridge. For more info visit nightofphilosophyandideas.info.

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness Opening Reception

Curated by Renée Mussai An Autograph traveling exhibition In more than 70 photographs, visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’ in isiZulu, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics.Each black and white self-portrait asks critical questions about social (in)justice, human rights, and contested representations of the Black body. By increasing the contrast in post-production, the dark complexion of Muholi’s skin becomes the focal point of interrogations of beauty, pride, desire, and interlinked phobias and isms that must be navigated daily such as homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, racism, and sexism.The photographs were taken between 2014 and 2017 in Europe, North America, Asia, and… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Autograph ABP & The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. Contact Info: thecoopergallery@fas.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art 102 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge. For more info visit coopergallery.fas.harvard.edu.

Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness Opening Reception

Curated by Renée Mussai An Autograph traveling exhibition In more than 70 photographs, visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’ in isiZulu, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics.Each black and white self-portrait asks critical questions about social (in)justice, human rights, and contested representations of the Black body. By increasing the contrast in post-production, the dark complexion of Muholi’s skin becomes the focal point of interrogations of beauty, pride, desire, and interlinked phobias and isms that must be navigated daily such as homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, racism, and sexism. The photographs were taken between 2014 and 2017 in Europe, North America, Asia, and… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African American Art. Cost: Free. Contact Info: thecoopergallery@fas.harvard.edu 617-496-5777. Friday, January 31, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 102 Mount Auburn St. Cambridge. For more info visit coopergallery.fas.harvard.edu.

The Lodger

Live Musical Accompaniment by Martin Marks. Recently restored. Anchored in the Expressionist technique Hitchcock absorbed during his apprenticeship at Berlin’s UFA Studio, "The Lodger" casts heartthrob Ivor Novello as an ominous boarder who may or may not be responsible for a string of ghastly murders. Perceptively evoking the public fascination with serial killers like Jack the Ripper, Hitchcock envisions the tabloid readers, radio listeners, and pub gossips finally cohering into a dangerous mob. The director’s yen for imaginative camera effects is richly apparent in his use of extreme angles, superimposition, and glass floors, though in the end it’s a simple close-up­ — a simultaneously terrifying and seductive image of Novello drawing near for a kiss—that is most suggestive of Hitchcock’s complex designs on the audience’s emotions. For scholar William Rothman, “The Lodger is not an apprentice work but a thesis, definitively establishing Hitchcock’s identity as an artist.”. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

The Magic Flute

Harvard College Opera will be bringing Mozart’s ​Die Zauberflöte ​(​The Magic Flute​) to the mainstage this February. Performances will take place on Jan. 31st, Feb. 1st, Feb. 2nd, Feb. 7th, Feb. 8th, and Feb. 9th at the Agassiz Theatre on the Harvard University campus (5 James Street, Cambridge, MA). Tickets (​$20.00; Students, Harvard ID: $10.00)​ may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA - ​boxoffice.harvard.edu​ - (617) 496-2222) and at the door pending availability. The production will be performed in German and feature English supertitles. A cast meet-and-greet for children will take place immediately following the Sunday matinée on Feb. 2. A ticketed black-tie gala in the Horner Room of Agassiz Theater will follow the performance on Saturday, Feb. 8th. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Concerts. Music. Opera. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard College Opera. Cost: $20; $10 students and HUID holders. Ticket Web Link: bit.ly/magicflute2020. Contact Info: Harvard Box Office: 617-496-2222. Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Agassiz Theatre 5 James St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar

Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar have undoubtedly carved a place for themselves in the music industry through soul-stirring arrangements of contemporary gospel, musical theater, and rich original compositions. Gazette Classification: Music. Organization/Sponsor: Celebrity Series of Boston. Cost: Ticket prices vary. Visit the box office for details. Ticket Web Link: www.boxoffice.harvard.edu. Ticket Info: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Friday, January 31, 2020, 8:00 PM. Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

Medium Cool

The directorial debut of veteran cinematographer Haskell Wexler, "Medium Cool" is a landmark independent production that makes canny use of documentary techniques in constructing a fiction feature. Set in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, the narrative focuses on a television cameraman who becomes personally involved with the people and stories he covers, including a black cabbie, a single mother from Appalachia, and a group of protesters who clash with police outside the convention hall. Designed as a “wedding between features and cinema verité” Wexler’s attempt to smuggle political reality into a theatrical tale faced significant challenges from distributors, critics and censors, but has survived as an important witness to its times. Gazette Classification: Film. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Film Archive. Cost: $9 - Regular Admission $7 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard Faculty and Staff, and Senior Citizens. Free for Harvard students. Contact Info: bgravely@fas.harvard.edu. Friday, January 31, 2020, 8:30 PM – 10:20 PM. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts 24 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit harvardfilmarchive.org.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show features over fifty works by over thirty artists and will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. The Smith Center Staff Art Show is co-sponsored by Harvard Common Spaces and Harvard Real Estate. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit commonspaces.harvard.edu.

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide and provide visitors a unique, thematic view into collections. This program is supported by the Ho Family Student Guide Fund. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness

Curated by Renée Mussai An Autograph traveling exhibition In more than 70 photographs, visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’ in isiZulu, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics.Each black and white self-portrait asks critical questions about social (in)justice, human rights, and contested representations of the Black body. By increasing the contrast in post-production, the dark complexion of Muholi’s skin becomes the focal point of interrogations of beauty, pride, desire, and interlinked phobias and isms that must be navigated daily such as homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, racism, and sexism.The photographs were taken between 2014 and 2017 in Europe, North America, Asia, and… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Autograph ABP & The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. Cost: Free. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art 102 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge 102 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit coopergallery.fas.harvard.edu.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

The Lily League: An Exhibition by EJ Hill

EJ Hill is an artist whose practice incorporates painting, writing, installation, and performance in ways that seek to elevate bodies and amplify voices that have long been rendered invisible and inaudible by oppressive social structures.   Hill’s new exhibition, “The Lily League,” imagines a network of universities that is a counterpoint to the Ivy League. Founded on principles of excellence by way of radical inclusion and fueled by the resilience of those most vulnerable to institutional violence, Hill recasts the visual language of academic heraldry to reckon with educational institutions that are not designed for all. The Lily League is part pedagogical experiment, part institutional critique, and a deliberate attempt to provide students a foundation from which to launch their own creative and ambitious ideas. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery Byerly Hall 8 Garden St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Highlights Tours by Harvard Student Guides

Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such as Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West, featuring 19th-century warrior art, and Digging Veritas, which explores the archaeology of colonial Harvard. Tours visit highlights on the first, third and fourth floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections. See website for blackout dates. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Free with museum admission. Ticket Web Link: www.peabody.harvard.edu/visit. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide and provide visitors a unique, thematic view into collections. This program is supported by the Ho Family Student Guide Fund. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Gloria: A Life

History. Her story. Our story. This new play about Gloria Steinem and the women she has partnered with in a decades-long fight for equality is brought to life by a dynamic ensemble of performers. Fifty years after Gloria began raising her voice and championing those of others, her vision is as urgent as ever. Gloria’s belief in talking circles as a catalyst for change offers us all a path forward. The first act is Gloria’s story; the second is our own. Gazette Classification: Theater. Organization/Sponsor: American Repertory Theater. Cost: $25+. Ticket Web Link: https://americanrepertorytheater.org/shows-events/gloria-a-life/. Contact Info: emails@amrep.org. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Loeb Drama Center 64 Brattle St. Cambridge. For more info visit americanrepertorytheater.org.

The Magic Flute

Harvard College Opera will be bringing Mozart’s ​Die Zauberflöte ​(​The Magic Flute​) to the mainstage this February. Performances will take place on Jan. 31st, Feb. 1st, Feb. 2nd, Feb. 7th, Feb. 8th, and Feb. 9th at the Agassiz Theatre on the Harvard University campus (5 James Street, Cambridge, MA). Tickets (​$20.00; Students, Harvard ID: $10.00)​ may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA - ​boxoffice.harvard.edu​ - (617) 496-2222) and at the door pending availability. The production will be performed in German and feature English supertitles. A cast meet-and-greet for children will take place immediately following the Sunday matinée on Feb. 2. A ticketed black-tie gala in the Horner Room of Agassiz Theater will follow the performance on Saturday, Feb. 8th. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Concerts. Music. Opera. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard College Opera. Cost: $20; $10 students and HUID holders. Ticket Web Link: bit.ly/magicflute2020. Contact Info: Harvard Box Office: 617-496-2222. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Agassiz Theatre 5 James St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

An Evening with Sutton Foster

With her irresistible blend of show-stopping talent and effusive charm, vocalist & two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster is Broadway royalty. Gazette Classification: Music. Organization/Sponsor: Celebrity Series of Boston. Cost: Ticket prices vary. Visit the box office for details. Ticket Web Link: www.boxoffice.harvard.edu. Ticket Info: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Saturday, February 1, 2020, 8:00 PM. Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show features over fifty works by over thirty artists and will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. The Smith Center Staff Art Show is co-sponsored by Harvard Common Spaces and Harvard Real Estate. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit commonspaces.harvard.edu.

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide and provide visitors a unique, thematic view into collections. This program is supported by the Ho Family Student Guide Fund. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: https://harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness

Curated by Renée Mussai An Autograph traveling exhibition In more than 70 photographs, visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’ in isiZulu, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics.Each black and white self-portrait asks critical questions about social (in)justice, human rights, and contested representations of the Black body. By increasing the contrast in post-production, the dark complexion of Muholi’s skin becomes the focal point of interrogations of beauty, pride, desire, and interlinked phobias and isms that must be navigated daily such as homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, racism, and sexism.The photographs were taken between 2014 and 2017 in Europe, North America, Asia, and… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Autograph ABP & The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. Cost: Free. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art 102 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge 102 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit coopergallery.fas.harvard.edu.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

Quick Stop Tours by Harvard Student Guides

Let a Harvard student help you focus on a few special objects in the galleries. Each Quick Stop offers replica objects to handle while engaging in lively conversation. Topics change daily. Themes may address Princess Leia and Hopi pots; cloves and gongs; trays of eyes; or monuments to the average human. These activities are offered twice a week during free entry times for Massachusetts residents. No reservation is required. See website for blackout dates like school vacations. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Free with museum admission. Ticket Web Link: www.peabody.harvard.edu/visit. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 11:30 AM – 11:55 AM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Highlights Tours by Harvard Student Guides

Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such as Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West, featuring 19th-century warrior art, and Digging Veritas, which explores the archaeology of colonial Harvard. Tours visit highlights on the first, third and fourth floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections. See website for blackout dates. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Free with museum admission. Ticket Web Link: www.peabody.harvard.edu/visit. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. Gazette Classification: Music. Organization/Sponsor: Global Arts Live. Cost: Full price: $48, $37, $32, $28. Ticket Web Link: www.boxoffice.harvard.edu. Ticket Info: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 2:00 PM. Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

These tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide and provide visitors a unique, thematic view into collections. This program is supported by the Ho Family Student Guide Fund. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Art Museums. Cost: Please see website for information about admission rates. Ticket Web Link: http://harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM. Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

The Magic Flute

Harvard College Opera will be bringing Mozart’s ​Die Zauberflöte ​(​The Magic Flute​) to the mainstage this February. Performances will take place on Jan. 31st, Feb. 1st, Feb. 2nd, Feb. 7th, Feb. 8th, and Feb. 9th at the Agassiz Theatre on the Harvard University campus (5 James Street, Cambridge, MA). Tickets (​$20.00; Students, Harvard ID: $10.00)​ may be purchased through the Harvard Box Office (1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA - ​boxoffice.harvard.edu​ - (617) 496-2222) and at the door pending availability. The production will be performed in German and feature English supertitles. A cast meet-and-greet for children will take place immediately following the Sunday matinée on Feb. 2. A ticketed black-tie gala in the Horner Room of Agassiz Theater will follow the performance on Saturday, Feb. 8th. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Concerts. Music. Opera. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard College Opera. Cost: $20; $10 students and HUID holders. Ticket Web Link: bit.ly/magicflute2020. Contact Info: Harvard Box Office: 617-496-2222. Sunday, February 2, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Agassiz Theatre 5 James St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.boxoffice.harvard.edu.

Photography and Corporate Public Relations: The Case of U.S. Steel, 1930–1960

Drawing from the United States Steel Corporation Photographs collection at Baker Library, the exhibition features striking images of steel workers, blast furnaces, and company plants that appeared in national magazines, company publications, and exhibitions that reached large audiences. In the current age of converging public relations, marketing, and social media, the collection provides a window into the corporation’s innovative use of photography and the emerging field of PR to galvanize public opinion. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Business. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School. Contact Info: specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu 617-495-6411. Monday, February 3, 2020, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Harvard Business School Baker Library | Bloomberg Center North Lobby Boston. For more info visit www.library.hbs.edu.

Angela Davis Exhibition: Freed by the People

No single person sits more squarely at the intersection of transnational struggles for freedom than the controversial political activist and pioneering philosopher Angela Yvonne Davis. This exhibition, along with the Papers of Angela Y. Davis, offers new insights into her journey and promises to inspire fresh research into the questions she has asked throughout her life. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Humanities. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Schlesinger Library, First Floor Gallery 3 James St. Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Caspian: The Elements

"Caspian: The Elements" is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020. See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/caspian-the-elements-preview-and-lecture. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Standard Museum Admission. Contact Info: 617-496-1027. Monday, February 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Fruits in Decay: Glass Flowers Exhibit

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 – Sunday, March 1, 2020 While we eagerly await the ripening of our favorite summer fruits, microscopic competitors are at work multiplying and consuming them in a world beyond our sight. If we wait too long, the activity of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes will soon appear as an unexpected blotch, suspicious “fuzz,” or oddly curled foliage. Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears made by famed glass artist Rudolf Blaschka. On display for the first time in nearly two decades, these models capture — with astonishing realism — the intricacies and strange beauty of fruits in various stages of decay. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Education. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cost: $15. Contact Info: Admissions & General Information 617-495-3045 hmnh@hmnh.harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit hmnh.harvard.edu.

Resetting the Table: Food and Our Changing Tastes

This new exhibit will explore food choices and eating habits in the United States, including the sometimes hidden, but always important, ways in which our tables are shaped by cultural, historical, political, and technological influences. Selections from 10 University collections will reveal the long history of many iconic American foods, spanning multiple cultures and thousands of years. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Cost: Regular museum admission rates apply. Monday, February 3, 2020, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 11 Divinity Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit www.peabody.harvard.edu.

Clay — Modeling African Design

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. Closed on the following holidays: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve (closed at 3pm), New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition was made possible by support from the William E. Teel African and Oceanic Arts Endowment Fund and the Alexander S. Robert L. and Bruce A. Beal Exhibition Fund. Associated programming was made possible by the Richard L. Menschel Endowment Fund and the M. Victor Leventritt Fund. Ticket Web Link: https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/plan-your-visit. Contact Info: 617-495-9400. Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Harvard Art Museums University Collections Gallery: African Art 32 Quincy St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.harvardartmuseums.org.

Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show

The Smith Campus Center Staff Art Show is a two-week-long exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Smith Campus Center staff. The show features over fifty works by over thirty artists and will take place in the Arts Wing, a 1,800 sq. ft. ‘blank canvas’ space on the second floor of Smith Campus Center. Please note that the Arts Wing is accessible with Harvard ID from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. only. The Smith Center Staff Art Show is co-sponsored by Harvard Common Spaces and Harvard Real Estate. Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact commonspaces@harvard.edu in advance of your visit. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Common Spaces, Harvard Real Estate. Contact Info: commonspaces@harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center Arts Wing, Second Floor, Room 734 1350 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge. For more info visit commonspaces.harvard.edu.

Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness

Curated by Renée Mussai An Autograph traveling exhibition In more than 70 photographs, visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the politics of race and representation in the visual archive. In Somnyama Ngonyama, which translates to ‘Hail The Dark Lioness’ in isiZulu, Muholi playfully employs the conventions of classical painting, fashion photography, and the familiar tropes of ethnographic imagery to rearticulate contemporary identity politics.Each black and white self-portrait asks critical questions about social (in)justice, human rights, and contested representations of the Black body. By increasing the contrast in post-production, the dark complexion of Muholi’s skin becomes the focal point of interrogations of beauty, pride, desire, and interlinked phobias and isms that must be navigated daily such as homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, racism, and sexism.The photographs were taken between 2014 and 2017 in Europe, North America, Asia, and… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Autograph ABP & The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. Cost: Free. Monday, February 3, 2020, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art 102 Mt Auburn St. Cambridge 102 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138. For more info visit coopergallery.fas.harvard.edu.

Visual Science: The Art of Research

This exhibit features images and objects drawn from a variety of disciplines and time periods that show the importance of visual experiences in science. Images have played many roles in scientific research. Images can record fleeting observations, whether a painting of an animal glimpsed in the field or an interaction between sub-atomic particles that lasts a millisecond. They can also make unseen things visible. Physical models can make abstract mathematical concepts into something that researchers can touch; properly arranged, sand, metal plates, and a violin bow can make sound waves into images. Finding patterns in both kinds of images, or painstakingly transforming images into data can lead to new discoveries. Images also play a role in summarizing, clarifying, and communicating ideas. Compelling images have often helped people understand and accept radically new ideas, turning what might at first be a hard to understand into a new commonsense understanding. Other times, visual representations can help… Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Science. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Cost: Free. Contact Info: bcarlandadams@hmsc.harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments 1 Oxford St. Cambridge. For more info visit chsi.harvard.edu.

The Lily League: An Exhibition by EJ Hill

EJ Hill is an artist whose practice incorporates painting, writing, installation, and performance in ways that seek to elevate bodies and amplify voices that have long been rendered invisible and inaudible by oppressive social structures.   Hill’s new exhibition, “The Lily League,” imagines a network of universities that is a counterpoint to the Ivy League. Founded on principles of excellence by way of radical inclusion and fueled by the resilience of those most vulnerable to institutional violence, Hill recasts the visual language of academic heraldry to reckon with educational institutions that are not designed for all. The Lily League is part pedagogical experiment, part institutional critique, and a deliberate attempt to provide students a foundation from which to launch their own creative and ambitious ideas. Gazette Classification: Art/Design. Exhibitions. Organization/Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cost: Free. Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery Byerly Hall 8 Garden St. Cambridge. For more info visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.

Industry Seminar: Dan Svirsky, Uber

Fighting Discrimination on Tech Platforms: An Insider and Outsider Account The rise in online market platforms creates new challenges in the fight against discrimination. While in theory, online markets can help prevent discrimination by obscuring users' demographic traits, the opposite is also possible. This talk covers a range of projects aimed at combating discrimination on tech platforms. The talk focuses equally on projects conducted as an outsider -- as an academic, or as part of public interest lawsuits -- and as an insider -- as a data scientist within a major tech platform. Gazette Classification: Science. Social Sciences. Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Data Science Initiative. Speaker(s): Dan Svirsky. Cost: Free. Ticket Web Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/industry-seminar-dan-svirsky-uber-tickets-82988531933. Contact Info: datascience@harvard.edu. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Sever Hall 213 Harvard Yard Cambridge. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Forms of Grief

Show on Harvard Gazette This talk will meditate on the forms that grief can take, in the work of Zoe Leonard, Peter Hujar, David Wojnarowicz, and John Constable. Kate Zambreno is the author of several acclaimed books, including Screen Tests, Heroines, and Green Girl. She has recently published a collection of talks and essays, Appendix Project, in the shadow of Book of Mutter, her meditation on grief. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, VQR, and elsewhere. A novel, Drifts, is forthcoming in May 2020. She teaches in the writing programs at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College. Gazette Classification: Religion. Sponsor: Center for the Study of World Religions. Contact: CSWR, 617.495.4476. Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave.