What is assembly?
In a tradition dating back to the School's earliest days, the entire school gathers for assembly on most Thursdays. Students, alumni/ae, and noted guests from the worlds of arts, letters, science, business, and politics speak, perform, and discuss their life's work.
Assembly Speakers Fall 2020
- September 10: Summer Reading Discussion (Student-faculty discussion groups about shared summer reading)
- September 17: Community Discussions (Student-faculty discussions of school issues)
- September 24: Roy DeBerry '66
- October 1: Saida Grundy (Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Boston University)
- October 8: Judith Sanford Harris '70
- October 15: Anna Ornstein (Auschwitz survivor, psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, author, speaker, and scholar)
- October 22: Mark Ludwig (musician and scholar of Entartete Musik, "degenerate music" banned by the Nazis)
- October 29: Halloween Assembly: A Halloween celebration
- November 5: Sumbul Siddiqui (Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- November 12: Coming Soon
- November 19: Coming Soon
- November 25: Thanksgiving Assembly: A Harvest Celebration
- December 3: Coming Soon
- December 10: Coming Soon
- December 17: Holiday Assembly: A Celebration of the Season
View examples of past assembly speakers here.