Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 May 16

Radcliffe: Title IX over Time

7:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

 

Reception at 5:30pm

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, will host a conversation about the impact of Title IX and the work that remains to be done when it comes to equality and sports.

Participants:

  • Swin Cash, director of player development, New York Liberty; WNBA champion (2003, 2006, and 2010); Olympic gold medalist in women’s basketball (2004 and 2012); NCAA champion (University of Read more about Radcliffe: Title IX over Time
2017 May 11

Ceramics Program Spring Show & Sale

May 11 (All day) to May 14 (All day)

Location: 

224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

 

Opening reception: Thursday, May 11, 2017 4:00pm - 8:00pm

The Show and Sale continues: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 12, 13, and 14, 10:00am - 7:00pm

More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts! Free cups made by the exhibitors will be given away on a first-come, first-served Read more about Ceramics Program Spring Show & Sale

2017 May 04

Harvard Peabody Museum: Curiouser and Curiouser: Why Twenty-First-Century Wonderlands Need Anthropology Museums More Than Ever

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Ruth PhillipsRuth Phillips, Canada Research Chair and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa; Visiting Professor of Art History, Yale University

Western museums have always been in the business of displaying, provoking, and seeking to satisfy curiosity. The collections of the Peabody and Read more about Harvard Peabody Museum: Curiouser and Curiouser: Why Twenty-First-Century Wonderlands Need Anthropology Museums More Than Ever

2017 Jun 04

Radcliffe Seminar: Reading Historic Cookbooks: A Structured Approach 2017

Sun - Fri, Jun 4 to Jun 9, 2:35pm - 2:35pm

Location: 

Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street Cambridge, MA

 

A Seminar Taught by Barbara Ketcham Wheaton

Cookbooks are among the best sources we have for the study of food history, but they are complex documents that yield their secrets only to an attentive and systematic reader. Join scholar, writer, and honorary curator of the library’s culinary collection, Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, for a highly interactive, weeklong seminar in augmenting research skills in culinary history. A maximum of sixteen participants will have the opportunity to work closely with Ms. Wheaton to explore the art of reading cookbooks for meaning.

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2017 May 17

Radcliffe Fellows' Presentation: Learning Deeply at Scale: The Challenge of Our Times

4:00pm

Location: 

Sherr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

 

 

Jal Mehta

2016–2017 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow

 

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Jal Mehta RI '17

At Radcliffe, Jal Mehta is working on a book“The Chastened Dream,” which is a history of how publicly oriented professional schools—education, public health, public policy, and urban Read more about Radcliffe Fellows' Presentation: Learning Deeply at Scale: The Challenge of Our Times

2017 May 04

DRCLAS: Brazilian Response to HIV/AIDS: Accomplishments and Challenges

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Brazil Studies Program:

 

Speaker: Aluisio Segurado, Chairman, International Relations Committee, University of São Paulo Medical School

Aluísio C. Segurado is a Full Professor in the Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, FMUSP. He was a Visiting Research Fellow in the Program of International Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2008. After graduating in medicine from the University of São Paulo, he completed his Master’s in Science and Ph.D. degrees in Infectious Diseases from the same institution Read more about DRCLAS: Brazilian Response to HIV/AIDS: Accomplishments and Challenges

2017 May 03

CMES: Saudi Arabia’s Development Model, 1950-2016: A Critical Analysis

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, Lecture Hall B-1, lower level, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

 

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies Arabian Peninsula Studies Lecture Series presents

Dr. Abdulaziz M. Aldukheil
Chairman, Aldukheil Financial Group, a leading financial advisory firm based in Riyadh; former Saudi Deputy Minister of Finance

Dr. Aldukheil’s publications include Saudi Government Revenues and Expenditures: A Financial Crisis in the Making (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and The Banking System and its Performance in Saudi Arabia (Saqi Books, 1995). He earned a PhD in economics from Indiana University and Read more about CMES: Saudi Arabia’s Development Model, 1950-2016: A Critical Analysis

2017 May 02

CMES: Ottoman Perception Of The Ukrainian Cossack Uprising Against The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1648-1657)

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

The Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series presents

Dr. Sait Ocakli
Shklar Fellow, Eugene and Daymel Shklar Research Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute

Currently an instructor at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, Sait Ocakli comes to HURI in the spring to conduct postdoctoral research on the warfare and diplomacy of the Crimean Khanate. Focusing specifically on the second reign of Khan Mehmed Giray IV (1654 Read more about CMES: Ottoman Perception Of The Ukrainian Cossack Uprising Against The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1648-1657)

2017 May 02

Radcliffe: Book Talk: Life of a Klansman

4:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Edward Ball is a nonfiction writer who has published five books of history and biography. Winner of a National Book Award for Slaves in the Family, Ball has written two books that have reached the New York Times Best Sellers list. His book The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures—a story of the photographer Eadweard Muybridge— is in development as a television miniseries. Since 2010, he has taught nonfiction writing, part-time, at Yale University.

At this event, Ball will speak Read more about Radcliffe: Book Talk: Life of a Klansman

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