faustWhy It Matters: Drew Gilpin Faust and Karen R. Lawrence


Join the Harvard Club of Southern California for a conversation about the importance of the humanities between immediate past Harvard President Drew Faust Gilpin and Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens President Karen R. Lawrence.


Dr. Drew Faust Gilpin is an eminent Civil War historian who championed the arts and extended financial aid at Harvard College to enable middle-class parents to have contributions akin to those of public flagship universities, as well as encouraged STEM and entrepreneurial innovation at Harvard University during her tenure as its 28th president.  Dr. Karen R. Lawrence, Yale ’72 BA English, was president at Sarah Lawrence College.  She also introduced inaugural Octavia Butler Parable series at the Huntington, recounting the feminist and gender-bending genius of the archives most requested at the Huntington.


DATE: February 27, 2020
TIME: 7:30 pm
PLACE: Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, Rothenberg Hall, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
COST: No charge, but registration is required. Note, registration is not a guarantee of a reservation.  You will be contacted with reservation confirmation.

CONTACT: Marsha Hirano-Nakanishi, marsha_hirano-nakanishi@post.harvard.edu

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Each reservation must include first and last name; email address, and phone number. Reservations are limited to Harvard Club of Southern California members and one guest. The deadline for reservations is February 15th.


Note, registration is not a guarantee of a reservation.  You will be contacted with reservation confirmation.
 

When:

7:30PM - 9:30PM Thu 27 Feb 2020 ( Timezone: Pacific )

Where:

Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, Rothenberg Hall
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

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