Anne Sweeney, Ed.M. ’80, will kick off the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Forums on Sept. 20 with her talk “TV Tech: The Role of Technology in the Evolution of Creativity and the Viewer Experience.” Sweeney, the co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney ABC Television Group, is the first of many exciting guest lecturers this season.
Harlem Children’s Zone President Geoffrey Canada, Ed.M. ’75, takes to the forum on Sept. 23 with filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, who will present an advance screening of his film “Waiting for ‘Superman.’” The ticketed event will be held at Loeb Drama Center.
Also on the docket: Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” moderates “The Big IDEA: Reflecting on 35 Years of Equal Access for Students with Disabilities” on Nov. 15; and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, Ed.M. ’76, discusses her new book “In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark” on Nov. 18.
Askwith Forums are free and open to the public. For a complete list of events and speakers, visit the forum website.