Events Around Town

Fri., Jan. 23 – Docent-led Tour: “Life as Art: Paintings by Gregory Gillespie and Frances Cohen Gillespie.” (HUAM) Fogg Art Museum, 12:15 p.m. Free with the price of admission. Call (617) 495-4402 or (617) 495-4544 for more information. See exhibitions.

Sat., Jan. 24 – Gallery Talk: “The Continuous Stroke of a Breath: Calligraphy from the Islamic World.” (HUAM) Mary McWilliams, HUAM; Afsaneh Firouz, HUAM. Sackler Museum, 11:30 a.m. Free admission. See exhibitions.

Sun., Jan. 25 – “Gallery Talk: “Before Expressionism: Art in Germany circa 1903. An Exhibition for the 100th Anniversary of the Busch-Reisinger Museum.” (HUAM) Marjorie B. Cohn, HUAM. Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2 p.m. Free with the price of admission. See exhibitions.

health sciences
Medical School
Tue., Jan. 20 – “Mad Yeast, Molecular Tumors and Protein-Based Inheritance.” (Microbiology & Molecular Genetics) Yury O. Chernoff, Georgia Institute of Technology. Armenise Amphitheater, HMS, 12:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Wed., Jan. 21 – “A Systematic Review of the Incidence of Schizophrenia: The Distribution of Rate Items and the Influence of Methodology, Urbanicity, Sex, and Migrant Status.” (Harvard Training Program in Psychiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics) John McGrath, University of Queensland, Queensland Center for Schizophrenia Research. Room 110, Kresge Building, HSPH, 3:45 p.m.

Thu., Jan. 22 – “Molecular and Cellular Biology Colloquium Series.” (Molecular and Cellular Biology) Speaker TBA. Lecture hall, Fairchild Biochemistry Building, 7 Divinity Ave., noon.

Thu., Jan. 22 – “Sea Dragons: Predators of the Prehistoric Oceans.” (HMNH) Lecture and booksigning by Richard Ellis, marine author, illustrator, conservatonist. Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., 6 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible. Call (617) 496-0049 or visit // for more information.

social sciences
Wed., Jan. 21 – “The Russian Bureaucrats: Spare the Pity.” (Davis Center) Yevgenia Albats, graduate student associate, Davis Center, columnist, Novaya Gazete. Seminar room 2, 625 Mass., Ave., 12:30 p.m.

Wed., Jan. 21 – “Knowing the Cold War Enemy.” (Radcliffe Institute) David Engerman RI ’04, Brandeis University. Bunting Quadrangle, 34 Concord Ave., 4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call (617) 495-8600 or visit // for more information.

Thu., Jan. 22 – Labor & Worklife Forum: “The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy.” (Labor & Worklife Program, HLS) William Greider, author. Room 107, Pound Hall, HLS, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.