The 2016-17 academic year provided many memorable moments at HDS, from the unveiling of the special Faces of Divinity exhibit to the bicentennial party and reunion. As we head toward Commencement, we take a look back at some of the events that made this academic year so meaningful and special.
Alumni/Alumnae Council Chairperson Christopher J. Hanson, MDiv ’10, moderated a discussion with this year's Gomes Honorees about their time at HDS, their views on the importance of School, and their work in the world. The panel was part of HDS's bicentennial celebration and alumni reunion.… Read more about Video: In Conversation: The Bicentennial Gomes Honorees
Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton discussed the role of HDS at Harvard, as well as the role of religion and ethics at other Harvard Schools with Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean James Ryan, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, and Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria. The panel was part of HDS's bicentennial celebration.… Read more about Video: Religion Matters: HDS at Harvard University
On Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, HDS celebrated its bicentennial. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends took part in the joyous celebration and special reunion day on Saturday. Many of them shared pictures, quotes, and thoughts about the bicentennial on social media.… Read more about 2017 HDS Bicentennial Storify
Between 1970 and 1985, HDS changed from an almost exclusively male institution into a school with a majority of women students and a commitment to gender analysis. A panel of those who propelled the women’s studies revolution follow its reverberations into the twenty-first century during a discussion that took place during HDS's bicentennial celebration.… Read more about Video: The Women’s Studies Revolution
Anna Sun, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies at Kenyon College, is Harvard Divinity School’s second Berggruen Fellow. Her research focuses on the revival of Confucianism as a religion in contemporary China. She also works on larger conceptual and methodological issues in the study of Chinese religions, as well as the relationship between religion and politics.… Read more about Resurfacing Religion in Contemporary China