Elsewhere at Harvard

2020 Apr 21

“Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico”  

9:45am to 11:45am

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room

Speaker: Marisol LeBron (University of Texas at Austin)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies” 

Please contact the Charles Warren Center at the following email to request the workshop paper: cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2020 Apr 07

“A Thousand Paper Cuts: U.S. Empire and the Bureaucratic Life of War”

9:45am to 11:45am

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room

Speaker: Anjali Nath (University of California, Davis)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies”
 

Please contact the Charles Warren Center at the following email to request the workshop paper: cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2020 Mar 10

“An Undying Love for Our People: The Third World Strike and the Struggle for Ethnic Studies”

9:45am to 11:45am

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room

Speaker: Jason Ferreira (San Francisco State University) 
Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies” 

Please contact the Charles Warren Center at the following email to request the workshop paper: cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2020 Feb 25

“Dying in Diaspora”

9:45am to 11:45am

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Seminar Room

Speaker: Allan Isaac (Rutgers University)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies” 

Please contact the Charles Warren Center at the following email to request the workshop paper: cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2020 Feb 20

(Book Talk) “Those Who Know Don’t Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State.”

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room

Speaker: Garrett Felber (University of Mississippi)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Occasional Speakers Series
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room (Lunch will be provided)

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2020 Feb 11

“Media Intifada: Palestine and Media Activism in the United States”

9:45am to 11:45am

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room

Speaker: Umayyah Cable (Purchase College, State University of New York)

Presented by the Warren Center’s Workshop on “Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies” 

Please contact the Charles Warren Center at the following email to request the workshop paper: cwc@fas.harvard.edu

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2020 Feb 20

The Bacterial Turn in Yiddish Literature: Two Case Studies

4:30pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room, 27 Kirkland Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker:
Sunny Yudkoff, Assistant Professor, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic and the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The presentation discusses the transnational phenomenon of the tubercular Jewish writers in the first decades of the twentieth century by examining the consequences of tuberculosis in both their lives and literature. Sholem Aleichem, whose work would be adapted into Fiddler on the Roof, sought relief for his ailing lungs...

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2020 Feb 11

Comedy or Leadership? A Conversation with Activist-Turned-Comedian

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 38 Kirkland Street, RM102 Cambridge, MA 02138

Speaker: 
Noam Shuster-Eliassi, Comedian, Visiting Fellow with the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative, Harvard Divinity School

*This event is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

2020 Feb 20

Distinguished Lecture by Kirsten Weld

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Room 110

Professor Kirsten Weld will give one of our Spring 2020 Distinguished Lectures in History & Literature.

Kirsten Weld is Professor of History at Harvard University. A historian of modern Latin America, her research explores 20th-century struggles over inequality, justice, historical memory, and social inclusion. Professor Weld's first book, ...

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2020 Feb 11

Distinguished Lecture by Megan Kate Nelson

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Room 110

 

Megan Kate Nelson will give one of our Spring 2020 Distinguished Lectures in History & Literature.

Megan Kate Nelson earned her BA in History & Literature at Harvard, and her PhD in American Studies at Iowa. A former tutor in History & Literature, she has also taught at Texas Tech, Cal State Fullerton, MIT, and Brown. Her new book, The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West...

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2020 Apr 20

WIGH Seminar: "The Moral Economies of Early Modern Europe"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, History Department Conference Room

"The Moral Economies of Early Modern Europe"
Francesca Trivellato, Andrew W. Mellow Professor, School of Historical Studies, Princeton University

Graduate Student Commentator: Juliette Francoise, Department of Romance Languages, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: ...

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2020 Mar 23

WIGH Seminar: "Was Japan's Industrialization Different? Labour Intensity and the Developmental State, 1868-1937"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, History Department Conference Room

"Was Japan's Industrialization Different? Labour Intensity and the Developmental State, 1868-1937"
Peer Vries, Research Fellow, International Institute of Social History, the Netherlands

Graduate Student Commentator: Charlotte...

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