The film is set against the backdrop of unrest in East Pakistan in the late 1960s leading up to the Bangladesh War of Liberation. In this setting, a small family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the...
Thompson Room (Room 110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
In partnership with other international studies centers across the university, the Davis Center will be offering a four-day intensive summer workshop on the use of digital media and mapping resources in the classroom. Geared toward secondary educators in the humanities and social sciences but open to those in all...
Indonesia is at a crucial moment in its history. On July 9, outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will hand the reins to one of two candidates standing in the country’s presidential election. Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo both have the capacity to bend Indonesia’s arc of history—but each in a...
Please join us for an end of the year History Department Reception in honor of Liana DeMarco.
We want to thank Liana for all the work she has done for the department and especially the graduate students, and wish her well as she embarks upon a PhD program of her own! We'd also like to honor the work of the entire History Department staff, and their constant work on behalf of the department. There will be plenty of food and drink. We hope to see you there!
Knafel Building, Room K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University
documentary screening and panel discussion
Assignment: China is a multi-part documentary series on the history of American correspondents in China and how this coverage shaped American and international perceptions of the country. This episode covers the Tiananmen Square demonstrations in Beijing, spring 1989.
This presentation, sponsored by the seminar Teaching Spanish as Heritage Language: Theory and Practice (Harvard Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) will focus on an ongoing study that seeks to identify the linguistic features of the oral academic proficiency in advanced L2 Spanish students, and the effect of explicit instruction in advancing such Spanish oral academic skills.
CGIS South, Room S153 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University
Rowena Xiaoqing He
This presentation is based on Dr. He's newly published book, which interweaves her own experiences with the accounts of three student leaders exiled from China in the aftermath of the military crackdown in June 1989.