Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 15

Divinity School: No One Gives Like the Guru’: Images of the True Guru in Jainism. Explorations of a Religious and Literary Theme in South Asian History

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Director's Conference Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave.

The South Asian Religions Colloquium (SARC) seeks to share ongoing, current scholarly research on topics in South Asian religions with Harvard students and faculty as well as the wider Boston academic community.

This event will feature speaker John Cort, Professor of Asian and Comparative Religions, and Judy Gentili, Chair in International Studies, Denison University.  Prof. Cort will present a lecture entitled, “'No One Gives Like the Guru’: Images of the True Guru in Jainism. Explorations of a Religious and Literary Theme in South Asian History.”

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2018 Feb 28

Davis Center: Kafka's Castle goes Digital: Public Sector Reform in the Former Second World

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Comparative Politics Seminar

As we live in an administered world, to look at the role of Public Administration in space and time can reveal unique aspects of structure and dynamics. In this seminar, Wolfgang Drechsler will discuss the development of PA – both in practice and theory – in the former ‘Second World’, which has been a quite cohesive research area, during the last 30 years. We will go from the old Soviet bureaucracy, via the market-based reforms of the 1990s and the...

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2018 Feb 21

DRCLAS: Cuban “Serious” Music and Aesthetics in 20th Century Latin America

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Resource Room (S-216), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Cuba Studies Program:

 

Speaker: Leo Brouwer, Cuban Composer

Join Maestro Leo Brouwer as he surveys the “Latin Tinge,” Cuban classical and commercial music from 1900 – 2000. The lecture will highlight the impressive body of work that Brouwer produced from 1960-2000.

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2018 Feb 21

DACA Seminar Series: A Performance and Conversation: Arturo O’Farrill, Cornel West, the DuBois Orchestra and the New England Conservatory

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

OBERION, American Repertory Theater

Three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo O’Farrill will be visiting the Harvard campus in late February. A musician of deep social conscience, all of Arturo’s music is written with someone, something, or some community, in mind. A ferocious collaborator of musicians of many styles, as well as the dance idiom, Arturo’s latest project is entitled “Little Tiny Walls” and will feature musicians from Mexican folkloric styles, Afro-Latin jazz, and the classical idiom, collaborating and playing...

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Asia Center / AASWG: Two Formative Moments: Emergence of New Asian American and Southeast Asian American Activists in the late 1960s and in the Present

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Carolyn Wong , Research Associate at the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University

Corky Lee, American photographer

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2018 Feb 22

Yenching Institute / Fairbank Center: The Road to the Chinese Communist Revolution: How Petty Intellectuals Gathered and Accepted Leftist Ideologies in 1920s and 1930s Shanghai

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, Room 136, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Tang Xiaobing, Associate Professor, History Department, East China Normal University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Chair/discussant: Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute

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2018 Feb 20

Harvard DACA Seminar: Leo Chavez:Anchor Babies/The Challenge of Birthright Citizenship

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Science Center, Hall D

flyerDr. Chavez examines public discourse surrounding children of immigrants, DACA and so-called "anchor babies," exploring how media coverage justifies exclusionary public policies and attempts to redefine the meaning of citizenship. Efforts to repeal or change the 14th Amendment would remove...

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2018 Mar 22

Radcliffe: WHEREAS: A Poetry Reading and Discussion with Layli Long Soldier

4:15pm

Location: 

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

Layli Long Soldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Bard College. Her poems have appeared in the American Indian Journal of Culture and ResearchAmerican PoetsBOMB, the Brooklyn RailEleven ElevenKR OnlineMud City, the New York TimesPEN America, and Poetry, among others. She is a recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts &...

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