HARVARD LGBT REUNION EVENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER
“From the Closet to a Place at the Table: Celebrating 25 Years of the Harvard Gay & Lesbian Caucus” — the first-ever, all-School, all-class reunion weekend for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) alumni/ae, faculty, staff, and students — will be held Sept. 26-28. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association, the three-day reunion will include symposia, parties, and social events to celebrate the caucus’s 25 years of advocating for Harvard’s LGBT community. For more information, visit http://hglc.org.
REISCHAUER INSTITUTE SEEKS PAPERS ON JAPAN-RELATED TOPICS
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies of Harvard University is currently accepting submissions for its 2008 Noma-Reischauer Prizes in Japanese Studies, given to the undergraduate and graduate student with the best essays on Japan-related topics. The undergraduate award is $2,000 and the graduate award is $3,000. The deadline for submission is Monday, June 30.
Papers written this academic year are eligible, including course and seminar papers, B.A. or M.A. theses, or essays written specifically for the competition. Doctoral dissertations, as such, however, are excluded from consideration. For application guidelines and further information, visit http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~rijs or call (617) 495-3220.