Barker Center, Plimpton Room (# 133), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Open to Harvard faculty, gradaute students, and senior undergraduates.
The Premodern Race Seminar is an interdisciplinary workshop with three primary goals:
1) To give faculty and graduate students who study the premodern past a space for structured conversation and reading on issues of race, racial identity, racialization, and racism as these bear on our disciplines, not only as historical phenomena but as part of our collective institutional histories.
Harvard Law School, WCC Room #3016, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Saturday, September 24
9–9:30 coffee and very light pastries on site 9:30–10:15 Victoria Wohl (Toronto), The Demos, the public subject, and the politics of particularity in fifth-century Athens 10:20–11:05 Bernd Steinbock (Western, Ontario), "The Sicilian Expedition as Social Trauma for the Athenians" 11:10–11:55 Robert W Wallace (Northwestern), Reassembling Thucydides’ logoi: crime and punishment Lunch: 12–1:15 (this will be catered on site) 1:15–2 Sara Forsdyke (Michigan), Evidence and Procedure in the Athenian Jury Trial...
The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
AAAS Professor Alejandro De la Fuente will moderate a panel discussion with artists featured in the exhibit El Pasado Mío/My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art. The event will be held at The Cooper Gallery and seating is limited. For more info and to register visit the event page.
Barker Center, Room 133, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Wed Sept 14, 2022, 5:15pm Opening event in the Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History, featuring four flash talks by:
Irene Peirano Garrison (Classics, Harvard), “Writing from the margins: women in the Latin classroom”; Jeffrey Hamburger (History of Art and Architecture, Harvard), “Color in Cusanus”; John Brewer (History, Harvard), “Visitors' Books: narratives, anecdotes and data"; Matthew Battles (Arnold Arboretum, Harvard) “Cuttings: of leaves and names.” Followed by a reception. In person, Barker 133.
Robinson Hall, History Department Conf. Room (#125), 35 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 02138
Mon Sept 12 4:30pm. Opening aperitivo in the Early Modern World Initiative at Harvard featuring four flash talks: Melissa McCormick (EALC and History of Art and Architecture), “The Gilded Library: Reevaluating Early Modern Japanese Manuscripts as Bridal Books”; Eric Nelson (Government), “Philo and the Early-Modern Rehabilitation of ‘Democracy’”; Alan Niles (English), “Who Were Harvard’s First Indian Students?”; Si Nae Park (EALC), “How Printers of Vernacular Novels Made Reading Easier in Early Modern Korea.” Followed by a reception. Event held in person in Robinson Hall, Basement seminar... Read more about Opening Aperitivo in the Early Modern World Initiative at Harvard