Harbor Day School is hosting two upcoming speaker events that are free and open to the public, organizers said.
The first event will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 when Dr. Farzad Massoudi will discuss “Concussions in Childhood and Adolescent Contact Sports: Mechanisms, Management and Implications.”
Massouid, who is a neurosurgeon, will cover structural factors that contribute to brain injury in contact sports, societal and cultural traditions that contribute to the risen number of head injuries in contact sports, possible solutions to prevent concussions, implications of early concussions in later years of life and more.
At 7 p.m. March 19, educational consultant Derrick Gay will present “Hair Me Out!”, which examines how “we ascribe value judgments and make assumptions about gender norms, race, religion, age, social class, sexuality, and gender based on hair,” according to an event flier.
Both events will take place in the Moiso Theater at the school at 3443 Pacific View Drive. The lectures are suitable for adults and students in seventh grade and older. Advance registration is required; click here to register online.