Harvard Law School

2021 Jun 09

Staff Culture Fest Storytelling Workshop

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join us for a Storytelling Workshop with 4 of your HLS Colleagues!  Listen to Desne Crossley, Netta Davis, Sama ElBannan, and John Silano all share short stories and poems from their culture.

Desne Crossley will be sharing two of her own short stories: “Tough Boys on the Red Line” and “Working.”  Both of these stories explore cultural diversity tensions.  Netta Davis will be sharing a Jewish children’s folktale.  Sama ElBannan will be sharing two poems she has written in Arabic.  John Silano will be sharing one of his own poems.

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2021 Jun 09

Staff Culture Fest Cooking Demonstration

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join Harvard Law School for two cooking demonstrations of cultural cuisines. Sebastian Diaz will demonstrate how to make authentic New Orleans Red Beans and Rice, and then we will have dessert with Chardina Choate’s Pineapple Pudding!  For those who register, we will be sending along the recipe and some simple instructions if you are interested in trying to follow along!

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2021 May 19

Negotiating with Vladimir Putin

12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution presents a virtual seminar with Bruce Allyn, Senior Fellow, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

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Bruce Allyn applies insight from the fields of negotiation and mediation to define practical steps that both US and Russian sides can take today to...

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2021 May 19

Public Reading of Scripture

12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Have you wanted to read the Bible (the book most read in the world) but never seem to have the time? It takes 70 hours and 40 minutes to read the Bible through aloud! 52 hours and 20 minutes to read the Old Testament, and 18 hours and 20 minutes to read the New Testament. The longest book, Psalms, will take 4 hours and 28 minutes. Consider joining us every Wednesday at 12 pm ET. All are welcome to join us online. You do not need to be an HLS student, staff or faculty. Join when you can, leave when you must. You can be muted, your video can be turned off, you can be anonymous, and you can...

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2021 Apr 29

Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing and Liberation

3:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity, and so many other factors make it a welcoming and open chance for people to be authentically themselves. Carnival allows people to express their gender identity through close and dance. Overall, it... Read more about Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing and Liberation
2021 Apr 21

Understanding and Empowerment: Workplace Harassment and Protection for Survivors

12:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Please join the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) and the HLS Title IX Office for “Understanding and Empowerment: Workplace Harassment and Protection for Survivors,” a practical conversation about understanding harassment and protections available for people who experience misconduct or violence at work or outside of work. This event is the second installment of the collaboration between the WLA and the HLS Title IX Office in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and will take place on Wednesday, April 21 at 12:00 pm ET. This conversation will be moderated by Andrea...

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