Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Nov 19

Radcliffe: "Sliver of a Full Moon" reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sliver of a Full Moon
November 19, 2015 | 6:30 PM–9 PM
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Sliver of a Full Moon is a powerful reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2013: a movement that restored...

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2015 Oct 21

Hutchins Center: "What Happened, Miss Simone?" Screening & Discussion

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museum, Menschel Hall, 480 Broadway Street, Cambridge, MA

Liz Garbus, Director

 "What Happened, Miss Simone?"

 A documentary about the life and legend of Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul." The screening will be followed by Q&A with director Liz Garbus.

Free and open to the public. ...

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2015 Oct 28

Law and History Program Fall Reception and Advising Lunch, Panel Discussion

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall Rm. 104, Harvard Law School

Law and History Program Fall Reception and Advising Lunch

Featuring a panel discussion on:
"Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and the History of International Law"

with Emma Rothschild and Samuel Moyn

Moderated by Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Kenneth Mack

Lunch will be served.

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2015 Oct 26

HMSC: The Power of Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Join the authors of Tangible Things in a lively conversation about Harvard "stuff": the books, manuscripts, artwork, scientific specimens, ethnographic artifacts, and historical relics found in the University's world-class collections.

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University

Ivan Gaskell, Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts in the Harvard Art Museum, and Senior Lecturer on History, Harvard...

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2015 Oct 21

France and the World: "Qu'est-ce qu'un auteur? Cotonou, 1935"

6:00pm

Location: 

Room 335, Boylston Hall

Vincent Debaene, Columbia University
Qu'est-ce qu'un auteur? Cotonou, 1935
Synopsis

This talk will nuance the commonly held narrative that the emergence of Francophone African literature during the French colonial period was a reaction to Western views of Africa in general, and to the discourse of colonial anthropology in particular. The analysis of two cases studies will complicate the idea that these writings are mere responses to European discourses and shed light on the complexity of early Francophone writers' engagement with anthropological knowledge. (...

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2015 Oct 21

Eighteenth Century Studies: "The Choirbook Tradition in France from the Early 17th Century to the Eve of the Revolution (ca. 1780)"

5:00pm

Location: 

Room 133, Barker Center

Jean-Paul Montagnier, Université de Lorraine, France, and McGill University
The Choirbook Tradition in France from the Early 17th Century to the Eve of the Revolution (ca. 1780)

This seminar will focus on a precirculated paper. For details about the paper please write to histbook@fas.harvard.edu

Cosponsored by the History of the Book seminar.
- See more at: http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/content/choirbook-tradition-france-early-17th-century-eve-revolution-ca-1780-0#sthash.CK2QD1rE.dpuf

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2015 Nov 12

Women, Gender & Sexuality: "Intersections, Interventions, and the Homoerotics of Orientalism"

5:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

A Talk by Joseph Boone (USC)

One of the largely untold stories of Orientalism is the degree to which the Middle East has been associated with male homosexuality by scores of Western travelers, historians, writers, and artists for well over 400 years. This story, when put into contrapuntal interplay with...

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2015 Oct 22

History Project Conference: The History of Energy and the Environment

Thu - Fri, Oct 22 to Oct 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Concourse

The History of Energy and the Environment

 The History Project, in cooperation with the Joint Center for History and Economics and the Global History of Energy Project, supported by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, will hold its fourth conference on October 22-23, 2015 at Harvard University.

 A presentation of research by conference participants and Harvard University scholars will run concurrently in the CGIS South Concourse. The projects will be on display all day Thursday,...

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2016 Mar 10

CON-IH 16 || Global and International History: The Economic Dimension

Thu - Fri, Mar 10 to Mar 11, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Lower Level Conference Room Minda de Ginzburg Center for European Studies 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

See the CON-IH 16 Website for updates.

CON-IH 16

International and Economic History: The Global Dimension

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016; Friday, March 11, 2016

Location: Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies 

 

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Since its inception in 2001, the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH) has developed into an annual event, organized by graduate students in ...

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