Monday, November 24, 2008

Tasty Culture Vulture

Celebrate the art and science of cooking at Harvard
In December, two free public events at Harvard University will celebrate the art and science of cooking.

Cooking & Science with Ferran Adria: A Conversation on Creativity
Who: World-acclaimed chef Ferran Adria of El Bulli
What: Adria will discuss the fascinating relationship between modern
science and modern cuisine.
When: Tuesday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Physics Department, Jefferson Hall 250
Note: Seating is first-come first-served. No exceptions.

From Bean to Bar: The Sweet Science of Chocolate
Who: Howard Stone, Vicky Joseph Professor of Engineering and Applied
Mathematics at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
and Amy Rowat, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics and School
of Engineering and Applied Sciences
What: Family-friendly holiday lecture on the science of chocolate (with
live experiments and demonstrations). Appropriate for children ages 7
and up.
When: Saturday, December 13
10:00-11:00 a.m. (morning lecture)
1:00-2:00 p.m. (afternoon lecture)
Where: Harvard Science Center, Lecture Hall B
Note: Tickets required. Registration will open November 25th.
Email: sciencetix@seas.harvard.edufor more information.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Homework 11/19

Post on your ROAR Blog (2 posts)

Study for Romeo and Juliet Quiz (Act 1-3)
* Questions will come off of your Study Guides

Homework 11/18

Romeo and Juliet
Read Act 4 Scene 2&3

* 2 Posts are Due on your ROAR blog at 2:00 on Thursday

Monday, November 17, 2008

Homework 11/17

Romeo and Juliet
Act 3 Study Guide and Questions

For Thursday
You must have two posts( 5-4-3-2-1) uploaded by 2:00 on Thursday for your ROAR Blogs!!!

Monday, November 10, 2008

Homework 11/10

Romeo and Juliet
Read Act 3 Scenes 2 and 3
5-4-3-2-1 on both combined

Study for Vocabulary Quiz on 11/12
* Reminder - the quiz is on Lessons 1-7

Bring in ROAR books

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Free Opera!

Monday, November 10, 2008

Evening of Opera at Whitehead Institute

Time: 6:00p–7:30p

Location: N25, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge)

A special evening of operatic performance by Andrea Matthews, soprano; Philip Lima, baritone; William Merrill, pianist.

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Whitehead Institute

For more information, contact:
Ceal S. Capistrano
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Friday, November 7, 2008

Homework 11/7

Romeo and Juliet
* Read Act 3 Scene 1
* 5-4-3-2-1- on Act 3 Scene 1
* Culture Vulture Poster and work cited
* ROAR Book due on Monday 11/10

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Homework 11/6

Romeo and Juliet
* Finish Study Guide
* Do Work Cited List exercise
* Culture Vulture Poster Due on Monday

Homework 11/6 Works Cited

So you enjoyed a meal at Kaze Shabu-Shabu in Chinatown. Yumm!

Time to find information for your poster.

Web Page
1: Go to

Who is the author?
What is the title of the web page? (check the bar at the top of your browser window)
When was it created?
When did you access the page?
What is the url?

2: Using the Culture Vulture Poster Rubric, create a works cited entry for this web site.


1: Go to
2: search for "shabu shabu"
3: find an image you like

Who was the photographer?
What is the name of the photograph?
When when the photograph taken?
What is the url of the actual photo?

Using the Culture Vulture Poster Rubric, create a works cited entry for the photo

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

...still more Culture Vulture

Here are some quality options...

11.5 - 11.7 Michael Eric Dyson | Harvard

(Culture Vulture or Extra Credit)

W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture Series presents Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University Professor in three separate talks on: From Homer to 'Hova Hustling, Religion and Guerrilla Literacy in the Pavement Poetry of Jay-Z. at Harvard University (Barker Center, Cambridge)

Nov. 5 - 'Che Guevara with Bling On': Hustling, American Ideals and Jay-Z's Complex Vision of The Game

Nov 6 - Been Praying to God So Long That They Atheist': Jay-Hova and the Politics of Project(ed) Theology

Nov 7 - 'Monster of the Double-Endentre The Rhyme and Reasoning of Jay-Z's Oral Arguments.

All events begin at 4 p.m. For more info click here.

Center for Latino Studies @ Harvard Events

Fri, 11/07/2008 | 7:30 - 9:30 pm
26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge

Tue, 11/11/2008 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Thu, 11/13/2008 | 6:00 pm
Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

Tue, 11/18/2008 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tsai Auditorium (CGIS South), 1730 Cambridge Street

Great Extra Credit or Culture Vulture!

November 6, 2008, 4:30-6:30 pm

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of California, Los Angeles


Hip Hop and Academic Literacies: Linguistic, Poetics and Social Critique


Boston Latin School
78 Louis Pasteur Ave
Boston, MA 02115
For directions go to:


ICA Teen Night


Next Teen Night: Friday November 7 from 6-9pm
What happens when you invite teens to a party in an art museum? Teen Nights—the ICA's art happenings organized and promoted for teens by teens.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Homework 11/3

1. Lesson 7 Vocabulary Flash Card
2. Culture Vulture Poster Rough Draft Due Wednesday
3. Culture Vulture Poster Due Friday 11/7
4. Choose new ROAR book by 11/10 (Historical/ Hostory of....)