february, 2017

sun26feb1:30 pmDr. Alan Lightman: Humanism in Literature Award Recipient1:30 pm Humanist Community at Harvard - Hub Main SpaceProgram:Sunday Speaker Series


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We are delighted to honor Dr. Alan Lightman with our first-ever Humanism in Literature Award.

Alan Lightman is an essayist, physicist, educator, humanist, and author of the international bestseller Einstein’s Dreams, Mr g, The Accidental Universe, The Diagnosis, Ghost, and more.

He is a professor of the practice of the humanities at MIT: Lightman was the first professor at MIT to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities. In 1989, he was appointed professor of science and writing, and senior lecturer in physics. From 1991 to 1997, he headed the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT.

His book Einstein’s Dreams has been adapted into dozens of independent theatrical productions and is one of the most widely used “common books” on college campuses.


(Sunday) 1:30 pm


Humanist Community at Harvard - Hub Main Space

30 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA