World Religions Celebratory Event

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To celebrate the conclusion of the series World Religions Through Their Scriptures, HarvardX invites students, and anyone interested in learning more about the course, to share their experience and meet fellow classmates and faculty members. Harvard Divinity School Professor Diane L. Moore will deliver remarks and present students who completed all six of the modules of the course with a certificate and commemorative gift. This event, to be held on October 24 at 5:30 pm, is open to the public and will also be live-streamed. You can register here

The Prediction Project: A Lecture by Alyssa A. Goodman

Alyssa Goodman

Can we predict the future? PredictionX, taught by Alyssa A. Goodman, the Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy, looks at the history of attempts — from omens and oracles in ancient civilizations to modern computer simulations. Join Goodman on October 5 to hear the history of how humanity has predicted its own future and to view demonstrations of “predictive systems.” For more information on this free talk, visit the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Glenn Mangurian: Lifelong Learning with HarvardX

Glenn Mangurian

“It’s 2016 and even you can join the ranks of millions of other adults through distance learning. All it takes is a device that connects to the internet and some curiosity.”

Why let students have all the learning fun? Lifelong learner Glenn Mangurian expands his horizons with online courses like HarvardX’s Justice, taught by Professor Michael Sandel. Read more.

ChinaX Book Club: A Conversation with Professor David Wang and Professor Peter Bol

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Over the past several months, the ChinaX team has been collaborating with Professor of Chinese Literature David Wang, Ph.D. candidates in Chinese Literature Kyle Shernuk and Dylan Suher, along with leading Chinese novelists Yu Hua, Mo Yan, Yan Lianke, Ha Jin, and Wang Anyi to create the ChinaX Book Club.