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Calendar

2021 Sep 22

Harvard Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History: History of the Book Opening Event

4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom

Opening event in the Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History, featuring three flashtalks:

Neil Safier (History, Brown), “The Colonial Encyclopedia”

Hannah Marcus (History of Science, Harvard), “Contagion and the Collections at Harvard”

Priyasha Mukhopadhyay (English, Yale), "Required Reading"

Followed by “choose your own breakout rooms.”

Register in advance on zoom here: ...

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2021 Sep 27

African Studies Workshop Featuring Selina Makana

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

 

Presenting: É Maluqueira!: Thinking Through Madness in the Age of Neoliberalization in Post-War Angola

Discussant: Nana Osei Quarshie (Yale University)

Selina Makana is an Assistant Professor of African history at the University of Memphis. Her research and teaching focus on African women’s social history, gender and militarism, transnational feminisms, and African diaspora studies. Her current monograph uses oral interviews with former women combatants and archival records to probe the relationship between gender...

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2021 Sep 30

Releasing the Soul: Decolonial Approaches to Gender, Catholicism, & Property in Vietnamese Histories

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (registration required)

Please register below. Registration is open to the Harvard Community (Harvard Key Required).

Title: Releasing the Soul: Decolonial Approaches to Gender, Catholicism, & Property in Vietnamese Histories

Speaker: Nhung Tuyet Tran, University of Toronto

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Time: 3:30-5:00PM
Location: Zoom Webinar, click here to register.

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