Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Feb 18

Mahindra Humanities: Complex Truths in Trials of Conflicts

6:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Hrant Dink Memorial Peace and Justice Lecture

Sir Geoffrey Nice
Gresham College Professor of Law

Biography:
Sir Geoffrey Nice worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia between 1998 and 2006 and led the prosecution of Slobodan Milošević, former President of Serbia. Much of his work since has been connected to cases before the permanent International Criminal Court – Sudan, Kenya, Libya – or pro bono for victims groups – Iran, Burma, North Korea – whose cases cannot get to any international court.

2015 Dec 11

LYRICA: Beethoven and the Congress of Vienna

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Pusey Room, The Memorial Church, Harvard Yard

Society for Word-Music Relations - www.lyricasociety.org • lyricasociety@aol.com

The Lyrica Society is pleased to announce its

 9th ANNUAL

LYRICA DIALOGUES AT HARVARD

 BEETHOVEN AND THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA

https://www.facebook.com/events/1642337345982999/

 Friday, 11 December 2015

9 A.m. - 5 p.m.

Pusey Room, The Memorial Church, Harvard Yard...

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2016 Mar 23

Hutchins Center: Spring Colloquium with Vince Brown

12:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Spring Colloquium

Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of American History; Founding Director, History Design Studio, Harvard University

The Coromantee War: An Archipelago of Insurrection

Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.

2016 Feb 03

Hutchins Center: Spring Colloquium with Sanyu Mojola

12:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Sanyu Mojola, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder

Race, Health and Inequality: Producing an HIV Epidemic in the Shadow of the Capitol

Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.

2015 Dec 14

China Humanities (Mahindra/Fairbank): Becoming a Poet in Early Medieval China: The Possibilities of Intertextuality

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Wendy Swartz, Rutgers University

Intertextuality lies at the heart of reading and writing practices in early medieval China. Reading and writing well meant demonstrating a command of the textual tradition and cultural codes, and the ability to appropriate them in a range of situations. Intertextuality thus constituted a condition of writing as well as a mode of reading. In particular, from the third to the fifth century, the Chinese literati drew extensively from a set of philosophical classics, namely the Laozi, Zhuangzi, and Yijing (later...

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