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2:00 pm

Gallery Talk with Oliver de la Paz at Institute for Contemporary Art

December 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), 100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210 United States
Free - $15

Oliver de la Paz is the author of five collections of poetry: Names Above Houses, Furious Lullaby, Requiem for the Orchard, Post Subject: A Fable, and The Boy in the Labyrinth which is forthcoming in 2019 from the University of Akron Press. He also co-edited A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary […]

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7:00 pm

Dual Interviews with Empathy and Emotional Intelligence Experts Helen Riess and Richard Boyatzis at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

December 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

This event will feature two leaders in the emotional intelligence and empathy arenas for an exciting exchange of ideas and will show the intersection between The Empathy Effect and Helping Others Change. About the Books In The Empathy Effect, Dr. Riess champions the idea that empathy can dramatically change our lives for the better, and in […]

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Whitney Scharer presents THE GIRL WITH NO NAMES in conversation with Serena Burdick at Harvard Coop

December 8, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

The Girls with No Names pulls readers into the gilded age of New York City in the 1910s, when suffragettes marched in the street, unions fought for better work conditions—and girls were confined to the House of Mercy for daring to break the rules. About the Author Serena Burdick Graduated from The American Academy of […]

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