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2019 Mar 26

Needles in a Digital Haystack: Improving Digital Archive Research

3:30pm to 4:30pm


Discovery Bar, Cabot Science Library, Harvard Science Center

The Digital Futures Consortium at Harvard invites you to its next event in the Digital Futures Discovery Series showcasing the groundbreaking techniques scholars are developing to tackle the increasingly challenging task of conducting digital research. 

Manually searching through more than 46 million digital records is an intractable research task. This is what lay ahead of Benjamin as a Digital Humanities Associate Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, as he sought to aggregate the death certificate ref­erence cards of individuals who perished in con­...

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2019 Mar 26

Preserving Asia’s Colonial and Modern Architectural Heritage

4:15pm to 6:15pm


Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute



  • Prof. Fu Chao-Ching, Emeritus, Department of Architecture, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Kim Hyon-sob, Department of Architecture, Korea University, South Korea...
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2019 Mar 26

MHS: Panel: Carceral Culture



Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Melanie D. Newport, University of Connecticut—Hartford, and Morgan Jane Shahan, Johns Hopkins University

Comment: Elizabeth Hinton,...

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