Graduate Students

Bok Award Winners

Teaching Fellows Who Went "Above and Beyond" Recognized with Derek C. Bok Awards

May 8, 2019

5 teaching fellows were honored at our Spring Q Reception for their incredible work teaching undergraduates.  Each Derek C. Bok Award winner was introduced by GSAS Dean Emma Dench, who read the glowing and enthusiastic nominations from professors and students in their respective departments.  Learn more about each winner here and congratulations to all!... Read more about Teaching Fellows Who Went "Above and Beyond" Recognized with Derek C. Bok Awards

Bok Summit

Bok Summit Covered in Harvard Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education

May 3, 2019

Harvard Magazine recently published a comprehensive summary of the Bok Center’s Harvard Summit on Excellence in Higher Education. Held on April 4-5, the Summit brought together deans, provosts, and faculty from universities across the country to discuss whether - and how well - liberal arts colleges and universities are serving the public good....

Read more about Bok Summit Covered in Harvard Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education
Harvard Horizons

Harvard Horizons Featured in The Crimson

April 12, 2019

The GSAS Harvard Horizons program was featured in the Crimson this week following the Symposium on April 10. The Bok Center supports the mentoring component of the program, which is designed to promote interdisciplinary sharing of PhD students’ big ideas and to teach students how to communicate their research to a non-specialist audience. Congratulations to this year's scholars on an outstanding performance!

...

Read more about Harvard Horizons Featured in The Crimson
Teaching Matters

Call for Participants! Why does teaching matter to you?

April 9, 2019

With the academic year coming to a close, it’s a great time to look back over the year and take stock of not only everything you’ve accomplished, but also everything you’ve learned, especially as a teacher. It’s easy to catalog all of the work done in the classroom, like the lessons planned, lectures delivered, and exams graded, and to have a sense of how your students progressed through the semester. It’s less straightforward to realize how much you have learned from teaching.... Read more about Call for Participants! Why does teaching matter to you?

2019 Apr 10

Harvard Horizons Symposium, 2019

4:30pm to 6:30pm

HH2019

The Bok Center is proud to partner with GSAS on the Harvard Horizons program.  We support the students in their task of crafting 5-minute versions of their dissertation research, coaching them on storytelling, performance, and multimedia. Come learn from this year’s cohort as they present their work...

Read more about Harvard Horizons Symposium, 2019
2019 Apr 23

Pre-Texts Workshop

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Bok Center, 125 Mt. Auburn St., 3rd Floor

3 sessions (in sequence)
Wednesday, April 17, 4:00-7:00pm
Thursday, April 18, 4:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, April 23, 4:00-7:00pm

The Bok Center and Professor Doris Sommer, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, invite Faculty and Teaching Fellows interested in creative ways of engaging with texts to participate in a 3-session workshop to explore Pre-Texts for adaptation in the Harvard classroom.

Pre-Texts is pedagogical acupuncture. With the...

Read more about Pre-Texts Workshop
2019 Apr 17

Pre-Texts Workshop

Repeats every weekday until Thu Apr 18 2019 .
4:00pm to 7:00pm

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Bok Center, 125 Mt. Auburn St., 3rd Floor

3 sessions (in sequence)
Wednesday, April 17, 4:00-7:00pm
Thursday, April 18, 4:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, April 23, 4:00-7:00pm

The Bok Center and Professor Doris Sommer, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, invite Faculty and Teaching Fellows interested in creative ways of engaging with texts to participate in a 3-session workshop to explore Pre-Texts for adaptation in the Harvard classroom.

Pre-Texts is pedagogical acupuncture. With the...

Read more about Pre-Texts Workshop
2019 Feb 15

How/Do You Ask? Practices for Sharing Gender Pronouns in the Classroom

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Bok Center Learning Lab, 50 Church Street Suite 308

As teachers, we want students to feel comfortable enough to express themselves and fully engage in our classrooms, and as students, we want to feel understood, accepted and respected.  Join the Bok Center for an afternoon workshop in which we facilitate a conversation between TFs and undergraduates on practices for introducing gender pronouns in the classroom. With the aim of making gender identities and dynamics more explicit, we’ll discuss why pronouns matter in the classroom, and we’ll generate and explore different techniques for both students and teachers to articulate their...

Read more about How/Do You Ask? Practices for Sharing Gender Pronouns in the Classroom
2019 May 09

Bok Showcase

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

50 Church St. 3rd Floor

Bok Showcase

Join the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning as we showcase projects and innovations across the Harvard teaching community.  Our community of students, scholars, and staff will be sharing what we have done and learned this year, through hands-on...

Read more about Bok Showcase

Pages