Outside of Harvard

2018 Jun 20

MHS: Picturing Modernism in the Work and Archive of Henry Adams

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Matthew Fernandez, Columbia University

This talk examines three interrelated elements of Henry Adams’s literary output: his transnational focus, his reconsideration of subject/object relations, and his interest in the visual arts. While travelling during the 1890s, Adams took a break from writing to immerse himself in painting and sketching—after which he produced acclaimed works like Chartres and The Education. His time abroad represents an important transitional moment between the Romanticism of the nineteenth century and the Modernism of...

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2018 May 16

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

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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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

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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 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 May 09

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

7:00pm

Location: 

Coolidge Corner Theatre

poster Join 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.

Additional Screening:...

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2018 Apr 09

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

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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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

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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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