Mt. Auburn Hospital Auxiliary’s Talk Series Features Some Notable Speakers

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Mount Auburn Hospital Auxiliary’s 81st annual Thursday Morning Talks Series will begin this month. The 2017 lecture series will feature experts who cover a wide variety of topics including: art, psychology, history, genealogy, and challenges to our democracy.

WHEN: Every Thursday, January 5th – February 23th, 2017

10:15am: Bouillon reception

11:00am: Talk begins (with the exception of 1/26, which will begin at 10:30am)

January 5: Stephen Greenblatt, University Professor of the Humanities, Harvard, “Hidden Histories: Justice in Shakespeare’s Venice.”

January 12: Danielle Allen, Director, Harvard’s Safra Center for Ethics and Professor in Harvard’s Department of Government and its Graduate School of Education, “The Past and Future of AmericanDemocracy.

January 19: Jonathan Hansen, Intellectual Historian and Author, Senior lecturer on Social Studies and Faculty Associate at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, “Cuba from aDifferent Angle.”

January 26: Mahzarin Banaji, Professor of Social Ethics, Harvard University Department of Psychology, “Hidden Biases of Good People.”

February 2: Annette Gordon-Reed, Professor, Harvard Law School, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, “Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of theImagination.”

February 9: Barry Bluestone, Professor, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, “The Economics and Politics of Inequality.”

February 16: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard, “Genealogy and Genetics.”

February 23: Matthew Teitlebaum, Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, “Anticipating the Future of Museums.”

Through a partnership with the Harvard Coop, books by some of the speakers will be available for sale and signing after each lecture.

WHERE: Holy Trinity Armenian Church – Cultural Hall
145 Brattle Street (Sparks Street Entrance)
Cambridge, MA 02138

COST: Talks are open to the public by subscription or at a cost of $20.00 per lecture, and are available for purchase at the event.

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