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50th Reunion - May 26-30, 2019

When as pilgrims we come to revisit thy halls,
To what kindlings the season gives birth


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50th Reunion program - subject to change

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Details on talks, symposia, and informal programs


Sunday, May 26      
8:00 PM   Welcome reception Phillips Brooks House tent
Monday, May 27      
9:15 AM   Morning coffee Science Center – Cabot Library
10:30 AM   Memorial Service The Memorial Church
11:30 AM   Brunch Science Center Plaza tent
1:00 PM   Coming of Age During a Divisive War Science Center Hall B
2:45 PM   Slide presentation by Al Gore Sanders Theatre
    Talks by Bobby Scott, Sherry Turkle, and Robert Post  
    Pres. Lawrence Bacow in conversation with Bobby Scott  
6:30 PM   Dinner with open-mic entertainment Smith Campus Center
8:30 PM   Radcliffe ’69 meeting Boylston Hall – Fong Auditorium
9:30 PM   Hangout Smith Campus Center
Tuesday, May 28      
7:30 AM   Breakfast Leverett House – Dining Hall
9:30 AM   Symposia - 4 concurrent sessions  
  ·  Inequality and Otherness in American Society Science Center Hall D
  ·  How Did We Get from Parietal Hours Science Center Hall A
                 and Women's Lib to Title IX and #MeToo?  
    ·  Reflections on Our Education at Harvard: Science Center Hall E
                   What Mattered and How?  
    ·  The State of Our Democracy Science Center Hall B
11:30 AM   Harvard ’69 luncheon – tables by residential house Science Center Plaza tent
    Radcliffe ’69 luncheon and meeting Smith Campus Center, 10th floor
1:00 PM   Informal programs and discussions  
    ·  Leadership, Harvard, and You: We Ain't Done Yet! Emerson Hall 101
       Why Harvard Medical School Is the Leader in Aging Reversal Research
Emerson Hall 105
    ·  Dance - Shared Movement Leverett House - Library Theater
    ·  Fair Elections and Equal Representation Emerson Hall 108
3:00 PM   Symposia - 3 concurrent sessions  
    ·  Resilience by Design: Climate Change Science Center Hall A
                   and the Built Environment  
    ·  Navigating Later Life Science Center Hall B
    ·  We Were Going to Change the World. What Science Center Hall C
                   Went Right? What Went Wrong? What Next?  
6:00 PM   Dinner Eliot House – Dining Hall
8:00 PM   Cabaret Sanders Theatre
9:30 PM   Hangout Phillips Brooks House Tent
Wednesday, May 29      
7:30 AM   Breakfast Leverett House – Dining Hall
9:00 AM   Class photo Widener Library steps
10:00 AM   Symposia - 3 concurrent sessions  
  ·  Intergenerational Dialogue Science Center Hall A
  ·  The Role of Arts in Social Change Science Center Hall C
  ·  Emerging Technologies and Medical Innovations Science Center Hall D
12:00 M   Luncheon – tables by interest groups/teams/clubs Science Center Plaza tent
2:00 PM   Option: Charles River cruise Board from Newell Boathouse
2:00 PM   Option: Class Day for Harvard College Class of 2019 - address by Al Gore Tercentenary Theatre
3:00 PM   Option: Beyond the Reunion: A Discussion of Potential Harvard-Radcliffe Science Center Hall D
                   Class of '69 Initiatives  
3:30 PM   Option: "Left on Pearl" Science Center Hall B
3:30 PM   Option: WHRB reunion WHRB Studios,. 389 Harvard Street
5:00 PM   Survey report Science Center Hall B
6:30 PM   Gala dinner MAC Quad tent
8:00 PM   Option: Harvard Band and Choruses Concert Tercentenary Theatre
9:30 PM   Hangout MAC Quad tent
Thursday, May 30      
6:30 AM   Continental breakfast Harvard Faculty Club
8:15 AM   Harvard’s 368th Commencement Tercentenary Theatre
11:30 AM   Farewell luncheon Science Center Plaza tent
1:45 PM   Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association Tercentenary Theatre
    with addresses by Harvard Pres. Lawrence Bacow  
    and German Chancellor Angela Merkel  
7:30 PM   Option: "We Live in Cairo" Loeb Drama Center


Reunion Headquarters is in the Science Center’s Cabot Science Library.

Sunday 4:00 to 10:00 pm

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm

Thursday 6:45 am to 5:00 pm

Friday 7:00 to 9:00 am


At the end of the day on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, classmates are invited to hang out and continue conversations. At otherr times, relax and chat on the Science Center Plaza or inside the Science Center.