Outside of Harvard

2019 Oct 28

Benedict Lectures in the History of Political Philosophy @ BU: "Three Faces of Gandhian Nonviolence" by Karuna Mantena (10/28, 10/29, 10/30)

Mon Oct 28 (All day) to Wed Oct 30 (All day)

Location: 

Boston University (multiple locations)

Three Faces of Gandhian Nonviolence
Robert P. Benedict Lectures in the History of Political Philosophy 
Presented by: Karuna Mantena

10/28, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Lecture 1: Critique of Civilization
Location: CGS 527, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

10/29, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Lecture 2: Hazards of Action
CGS 129, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

10/30, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Lecture 3: Means and Ends of Swaraj
Kenmore Room, 1 Silber Way, Boston, MA

10/30 6:00 - 7:30pm
Reception
Kenmore Room, 1 Silber Way, Boston, Ma

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2019 Oct 21

Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue & the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age

6:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Speaker: Lizabeth Cohen, Harvard University

There is a $10 per person fee (no charge for MHS Fellows and Members or EBT cardholders).

Edward J. Logue was a giant of 20th-century East Coast urban redevelopment. From the 1950s through the 1980s, he worked to revive a declining New Haven, became the architect of the “New Boston,” led New York State’s Urban Development Corporation, and ended his career working to turn around the South Bronx. Prizewinning historian Lizabeth Cohen analyzes Logue’s complicated legacy in urban renewal as a dramatic story of heart- break and...

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2019 Oct 02

Lizabeth Cohen: "Saving America's Cities"

6:30pm

Location: 

WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215

Join Harvard University professor and author Lizabeth Cohen for a conversation about her latest book, "Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age."

The conversation will be moderated by Chris Grimley, an architect and designer at OverUnder, an architecture and design firm in Boston, Massachusetts. He has taught at the University of British Columbia, Rhode Island School of Design, Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is coauthor of "...

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2019 Sep 24

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Fifty Shades of Green: Sexing Economics

5:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Fifty Shades of Green: Sexing Economics
Tuesday, September 24 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA
Speaker: Bethany Moreton (Dartmouth College)
Respondent: Nancy Cott (Trumbull Research Professor of American History, Harvard)

From the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship to the Chicago School, thinkers on the Right have vigorously theorized the foundational connections between sexual and economic ideologies, even while self-identified partisans of labor...

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2019 Nov 20

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Housing as History: New Directions for Boston’s Subsidized Housing: Learning from the Past

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Housing as History: New Directions for Boston’s Subsidized Housing: Learning from the Past
At the Massachusetts Historical Society
(http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2995)
November 20, 2019 - Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM (There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30...

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2019 Nov 13

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Housing as History: the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Orchard Gardens At the Dewitt Center

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Dewitt Center, 122 Dewitt Drive, Boston, MA 02120

Housing as History: the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and Orchard Gardens
At the Dewitt Center
(http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2991)
November 13, 2019 - Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM (There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30)

  • Karilyn...
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2019 Oct 16

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Housing as History: Villa Victoria and the Fenway Community Development Corporation At Blackstone Community Center

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Blackstone Community Center, 50 West Brookline Street, Boston, MA 02118

Housing as History: Villa Victoria and the Fenway Community Development Corporation
At Blackstone Community Center
(http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2988)
October 16, 2019 - Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM (There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30)

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2019 Oct 02

(Massachusetts Historical Society) Housing as History: Columbia Point and Commonwealth

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Housing as History: Columbia Point and Commonwealth
A the Massachusetts Historical Society
(http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2987)
October 2, 2019 - Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:00PM (There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30)

  • Lawrence Vale, Ford...
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2019 Sep 25

Claiming Our Seats: A Kitchen Table Dialogue on Women's Voting Rights

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Main Library Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge MA

(See event flyer here)

Join us for a thought-provoking roundtable discussion on the upcoming centennial of 19th Amendment.

About this Event

August 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, when women won the right to vote. During this discussion we will ask: which women?

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2018 Nov 28

Serpent Heart: Animality, Jealousy, and Transgression in Martha Graham's Medea (Cave of the Heart)

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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. Nina Papathanasopoulou (Connecticut College) will be presenting "Serpent Heart: Animality, Jealousy, and Transgression in Martha Graham's Medea (Cave of the Heart)."

When: Wednesday, November 28th
Where: Boston University School of Theology Building, Room 409/Arrowsmith Library
745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Sponsored by...

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2018 Nov 19

Making Places in New Spaces:  Circassian Forced Migrants in the late Ottoman Empire

6:00pm

Location: 

77 Mass Ave. Room 10-390

Monday, November 19

Making Places in New Spaces:  Circassian Forced Migrants in the late Ottoman Empire

Dawn Chatty

Emeritus Professor in Anthropology and Forced Migration

University of Oxford, UK  

6 pm in MIT Room 3-133

Free and open to the public.

Abstract

Refugee studies rarely address...

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