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Calendar

2020 Oct 01

Brandon Terry Lecture: Part of HKS's The Fierce Urgency of Now

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

AAAS Professor Brandon Terry will be the featured speaker on Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 1:30-2:30pm (Eastern) as part of the Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy's signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now.

The series features Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South.   The Fierce Urgency...

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2020 Oct 01

On Account of Sex (1920)

4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 did not “give” women the vote. Rather, it established a negative: that the right to vote could not be abridged on account of sex alone. When the amendment passed, many women were already voting in states that allowed them to do so. Moreover, even after its passage, African Americans in the South remained disfranchised by race; some immigrant women were blocked from voting by national status; and many women in US territories overseas remained disfranchised by the ways the American empire bounded citizenship.

This “big ideas” session...

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2020 Oct 05

Arnulf Becker Lorca, “The Tawantisuyo invaded by demons: Inca interventions in Spanish colonial law.”

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)
The Legal history workshop presents Arnulf Becker Loria (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile), “The Tawantisuyo invaded by demons: Inca interventions in Spanish colonial law.” Please email Jamie Grischkan at jgrischkan at law.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event.
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Alumni Voices (Undergraduate)

 The profiles on this page provide a sense of the myriad professional paths that our undergraduate alumni successfully pursue after leaving Harvard.