Outside of Harvard

2017 Mar 03

MIT: THE CHINESE COPYCAT AND THE MAKING OF MODERN CAPITALISM

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Building E51 Room 275 Corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets, Cambridge, MA

WORLD HISTORY SEMINAR SERIES 2016-17

Eugenia Y. Lean, Associate Professor of East Asian Language-Culture
Columbia University

2016 Nov 30

Boston College: Eula Biss: On Immunity: A Reading and Conversation

7:00pm

Location: 

Boston College, Gasson Hall Rm. 100, 140 Commonwealth Ave Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Eula Biss is the author of three books, most recently On Immunity: An Inoculation (2014), which was a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle Award for nonfiction.  In On Immunity, Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear—fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in your child’s air...

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2016 Nov 16

Boston College: Roz Chast: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

7:00pm

Location: 

Boston College, Gasson Hall Rm. 100, 140 Commonwealth Ave Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Since joining The New Yorker in 1978, cartoonist Roz Chast has established herself as one of our greatest artistic chroniclers of the anxieties, superstitions, furies, insecurities, and surreal imaginings of modern life. Chast’s recent memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (2014), tells the story of losing her...

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2016 Nov 10

Boston College: Krzysztof Wodiczko: Monument Therapy

7:00pm

Location: 

Boston College, Devlin Hall Rm. 101, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Krzysztof Wodiczko is an artist renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments. He has realized more than eighty such public projections internationally. Since the late 1980s, his projections have involved the active participation of marginalized and estranged city residents. Wodiczko was...

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