Past Events

  • 2014 Oct 28

    Strange Science: A Talk by Marc Abrahams

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Harvard University
    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    The Harvard Writers at Work Lecture Series presents Strange Science: A talk by Marc Abrahams, author of This is Improbable Too:  Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors, and More WTF Research.

    Tuesday, October 28 @ 7:30 pm
    Thompson Room, Barker Center
    12 Quincy Street
    Harvard University

  • 2014 Aug 28

    Expos Term Change Requests

    Location: 

    One Bow Street, 2nd floor
    Mon - Fri, Aug 28 to Sep 1, 10:00am - 2:00pm

    All students who are interested in requesting a term change must fill out a form at the Writing Program office at One Bow Street. Please come to the office at the following times:

  • 2014 Aug 26

    Expos 10 Advising Begins

    Location: 

    One Bow Street, 2nd floor
    Sat - Tue, Aug 26 to Aug 29, 10:30am - 5:00pm

    All students who are either recommended for Expos 10 or who are interested in the course must have an advising session at the Writing Program office at One Bow Street. 

    Please come to the office to sign up for an appointment. Advising is available at the following times:

  • 2014 Apr 29

    Harvard LITfest

    Location: 

    Harvard Square and Harvard College campus
    Sat - Mon, Apr 29 to May 1, 10:00am - 8:00pm

  • 2014 Apr 03

    From Harvard College to the Bestseller List: A Conversation with Ben Mezrich '91 and Scott Stossel '91

    Location: 

    Sever 113
    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    After a 25-year friendship that began in Harvard Yard, Scott Stossel and Ben Mezrich have something new in common. They have both written bestselling books. Please join us for a conversation with Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic and the author of My Age of Anxiety, and Mezrich, author of twelve books including The Accidental Billionaires (which was the basis for the film The Social Network) and the forthcoming Seven Wonders. They will discuss the choices they have made as writers and their very different paths to success.

  • 2014 Mar 26

    How to Cater a Roman Orgy: A discussion with Merry “Corky” White, author of Cooking for Crowds

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center
    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    In the 1970s, needing money for graduate school, Merry “Corky” White took a catering job at Harvard’s Center for European Studies. The gig led to a lifelong friendship with then-neighbor Julia Child, hours of culinary research in the basement of Widener Library, and a meeting that led to the book Cooking for Crowds, which was recently re-released for its 40th anniversary.

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