Outside of Harvard

2018 May 16

Reischauer Inst: Akiyama Yo: Ceramic Sculpture and the Philosophy of Arche

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium (Auditorium G36), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

YO AKIYAMA, ceramist; professor, Kyoto City University of Arts

Widely recognized as one of Japan’s preeminent sculptors, Akiyama Yo has devoted his career to exploring the dynamics of the ceramic process. Each of his powerful objects explores the tensions of binary relationships such as solid-void, gravity-antigravity, formation-destruction, and examines the compression of time. Akiyama discusses the encounter between the artist’s creative vision and the physical properties of the material with which he works.

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2018 May 16

Radcliffe: Seven Stories for Seven Decades: Tales from the Vault Spanning Schlesinger Library’s First 75 Years A Schlesinger Library 75th Anniversary Event

7:00pm

Location: 

SLS Hotel—Beverly Hills, 465 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048

In this illustrated lecture, Jane Kamensky, professor of history and the Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, uses seven jewels from the library’s collections to tell fresh stories of American history in the 20th century and look ahead to the 21st.

Topics will include women’s rights and civil rights, the sexual revolution and the remaking of the American family, and the actions and activism of American women abroad from...

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2018 Jun 17

Center for African Studies: Mandela - Centenary Celebration

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

JFK Presidential Library and Museum Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125
Save the date for a forum to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Keep an eye out for a formal invitation as we reveal our partners and speakers for this momentous occasion.
2018 May 11

Center for African Studies: Film Screening "An Act of Defiance" - additional screening

7:00pm

Location: 

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

posterJoin SA Partners for the Massachusetts premiere of An Act of Defiance presented in partnership with The National Center for Jewish Film’s 21st Annual Film Festival. This rousing historical drama is based on the real events of the pivotal 1963 Rivonia Trial in apartheid South Africa.

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2018 Apr 09

BU: Seeing Double: the contemporary and the Immemorial in Claudian and Colluthus

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boston University School of Theology Building, Room 409/Arrowsmith Library, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

The Boston University Department of Classical Studies would like to invite you to our next lecture in the Study Group On Religion and Myth in the Ancient World lecture series. Professor Marco Formisano (Ghent University), will be presenting "Seeing Double: The Contemporary and the Immemorial in Claudian and Colluthus.”

Sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Department of
Classical Studies, and the Study Group on Religion & Myth in the Ancient World...

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2018 Apr 02

Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston: Tell Them About the Dream, a program dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the week of remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of his assassination.

6:00pm

Location: 

775 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Metcalf Hall in George Sherman Union, Boston MA 02215

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University is honored to present: Tell Them About the Dream, a program dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. on the week of remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of his assassination.

Date: Monday April 2, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Location: 775 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston MA 02215

Metcalf Hall in George Sherman Union

 

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2018 Mar 12

BU: Seeing Caesar's Symbols: Religious Iconography on Caesar's Civil War Coins

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Boston University School of Theology Building, Room 409/Arrowsmith Library 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

Study Group On Religion and Myth in the Ancient World lecture series
Professor Roberta Stewart (Dartmouth College)

Sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Department of
Classical Studies, and the Study Group on Religion & Myth in the Ancient World.

This lecture is free and open to the public, so please pass this information to anyone who may be interested. For more information on this lecture or on the Study Group, please visit our website...

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2018 Mar 22

UMass Lowell: Special Reception and Discussion with Historian Eric Foner

7:00pm

Location: 

5:30 p.m. VIP Reception, Allen House for the Reception and Weed Hall 1 for the Lecture

Join us when American Historian Eric Foner takes the stage to discuss, “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Changed the Constitution.” Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, is one of the country's most prominent historians. Enjoy a reception prior to the discussion where you can meet Foner, and connect with faculty, alumni and friends. Signed book copies will be available for sale.

Price: $65 per person for reception and lecture (includes hors d’oeuvres and hosted bar) 
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2018 Jan 26

Hutchins Center / Harvard Book Store: Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Book Store, 826 Boston, the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, and Mass Humanities welcome bestselling author, TED speaker, and former Stanford dean JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS for a discussion of her latest book, Real American: A Memoir. The evening will begin with a reading from 8th grader Tiffany from the Boston Teachers Union School.

About Real American

A fearless debut memoir by beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims, Real...

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2017 Dec 13

MHS: The Slave's Cause

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

book jacketThere will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm.

Manisha Sinha, University of Connecticut

Abolitionists are often portrayed as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism....

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