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The Harry L. Davis Center for Leadership sponsors events for students, alumni, and the greater Chicago Booth community. We welcome you to engage with us in the ongoing process of personal development. 

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CANCELED: Chris Arnade on Dignity

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:00 PM
Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Drive

DUE TO INCREASING CONCERN ABOUT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, WE HAVE CANCELED THIS EVENT. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE AT A LATER DATE.  

Chris Arnade is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among many others. He has a PhD in physics from Johns Hopkins University and worked for twenty years as a trader at an elite Wall Street bank before leaving in 2012 to document addiction in the Bronx. 

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The Perils of Productivity

Monday, April 20, 2020 12:00 PM
Harper Center, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Room 104

Charles Duhigg and Agnes Callard have agreed to disagree, onstage, on a variety of topics related to modern life. Duhigg is a Pulitzer-prize winning reporter and the author of Smarter Faster Better, about the science of productivity and The Power of Habit, about the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies. Callard is an associate professor in philosophy and the author of Aspiration, about the process of self-creation.