All our events are on the HR1981 class calendar.
Saturday, Nov. 20, 11 am ET, Harvard Yale Game Watch Party
Hosted by the Harvard Club of Boston. Proof of vaccination will be required of all attendees upon entrance to the event. Details, menu, and tickets.
Sunday, Dec. 5, 3-3:30 pm ET, Speakeasy
Register now. Join us for 30 minutes of Speakeasy with Russ Gershon, who will discuss Ethiopian music, and his immersion in it. This short Speakeasy will be followed by a drop-in social (see below). One registration covers either or both events. Contact: Russ@AccurateRecords.com
Sunday, Dec. 12, 3:30-5 pm ET, Book Club: Heather McGhee’s The Sum of Us
Register now. We’ll kick off the second season of the HR1981 Book Club with a discussion of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, by Heather McGhee, moderated by classmates Steven Clark, Daphne de Marneffe, and Bonnie Zimering Bottoms. Reading the book is highly encouraged, but not required; to learn about McGhee’s extensive advocacy work, see HeatherMcGhee.com. We look forward to deepening our conversation on race and justice in America, and thinking together about the work ahead. Contact: DdeMarneffe@icloud.com.
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 8-9 pm ET, HR1981 Class Committee Meeting
Registration info to come. If you’d like to join the committee, give us your name & email. Either way, all are welcome!
Sunday, Jan. 23, 3:30-5 pm ET, Deeper Connections (small-group discussions)
Register now. Intimate conversations to help get to know your classmates better. We’ll meet in breakouts, with suggested topics “What Matters?” and “The Rest of My Life.” Contact: Lee Rubin, firstname.lastname@example.org