Dudley House

Located in Harvard Yard, Dudley House is the student center for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, offering intellectual, social, and recreational opportunities to GSAS students.

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Posted Saturday, 01 November 2014

Our roundup of upcoming events at Dudley House, the GSAS graduate student center


October Pub Crawl
Friday, October 17, 8:00 p.m.
Meet at front steps of Dudley House
Come join the Dudley social fellows for a night of bar-hopping in downtown Boston, to fuel you through the cold winter months. We’ll be hitting up a whole range of iconic establishments, from the historic Green Dragon Tavern to the popular Neptune Oyster in the North End.


The Senior Common Room Dinner
Monday, November 3, reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Graduate Student Lounge and dinner at 6:00 p.m. in the Common Room, followed by the talk and discussion
Our guest speaker will be Professor Kinnia Yau, associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a visiting scholar this year at the Yenching Institute at Harvard. Her work includes studies of transcultural film in East Asia.
A limited number of free tickets for Dudley members will be available in the Dudley House Office. Watch the Dudley email list for more information.


Novemberfest Dance Party
Saturday, November 8, 8:00 p.m., Dudley House
Don your lederhosen and grab your beer stein, this is going to be a night to remember! Join your fellow grad students for a German-themed beer tasting extravaganza with a whole range of delicious, imported brews. Once you’ve had your fill, strap on your dancing shoes as the evening segues into an epic, laser-lit dance party. Bring ID and money for alcohol. Dudley members and guests!


Faculty/Student Dinner
Thursday, November 20, reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Graduate Student Lounge followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. in the Common Room
Invite your favorite faculty member to join you at a lovely fall catered dinner. Come in to the House Office and sign up for tickets while they last. One or two students may accompany one faculty member. Check with Jeff in the House office for more details (617-495-2255)


Dudley House Play: Arsenic and Old Lace
Join us for the fall 2014 Harvard Graduate Play, Arsenic and Old Lace, a black comedy centered on family that has gone, to put it mildly, insane. Produced and performed by your talented fellow graduate students!
Friday, November 21, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 23, 8:00 p.m.
Monday, November 24, 8:30 p.m.
All performances in the Dudley House Common Room. Tickets ($5) available at the Harvard Box Office in the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center.


Dudley Orchestra Concert
Saturday, November 22, 8:00 p.m., Paine Hall
Aaron Kuan, music director
Tickets: $10 general admission/$5 students and Harvard affiliates
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The Dudley Orchestra, Harvard’s graduate student classical orchestra, invites you to its fall 2014 concert featuring diverse repertoire ranging from the classical to the modern: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony no. 7, Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, and John Adams’s Short Ride in a Fast Machine. Total running time is approximately 90 minutes, including one intermission. Reception for the public to follow in Dudley House.


Dudley House Winter Formal
Saturday, December 6, 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate the end of classes at the Dudley House Winter Formal, on Saturday, December 6! See the House transformed into a decadent winter wonderland and join your fellow grad students, dressed to impress and ready to dance the night away. Live music provided by the Dudley House Orchestra. Purchase tickets for $15 at the Dudley House Office beginning November 24. Any remaining tickets will be available for $20 at the door.