Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Apr 05

Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality: Enslaved Females in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Nova Scotia & Quebec: Examining the Canadian Fugitive Slave Archive

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Charmaine Nelson is Visiting Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies.

 

Sponsored by the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, the Canada Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

The scholarship on transatlantic slavery has long benefited from the often-exhaustive data published in the fugitive slave archive....

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2018 Apr 09

TIME CHANGE: 5PM START TIME - CMES: Between House and Orchard: Family, Shariʿa and the Making of the Modern Middle East

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm 114, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Beshara Doumani

BOOK COVER

Joukowsky Family Professor of Modern Middle East History, Department of History, Brown University

In writings about Islam, women, and modernity in the Middle East,...

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2018 Apr 11
2018 Apr 02

Harvard GSAS Business Club: Jargon Jungle - Overview of Financial Asset Classes & An Introduction to the Vocabulary of the Stock Market

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building B103 (Basement level), 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

The financial industry is notorious for its own language, from commonplace stocks (“equities”) and bonds (“fixed income”) to the more esoteric vocabulary of options and risk management. This workshop will cover some of the basic terminology used in the stock market, including:

· “Assets” and “asset classes”

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2018 Mar 27

RLL, etc: Screening of the Documentary Polio. A Chronicle of a Negligence, and Discussion with the Filmmaker Montserrat Armengou

6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Room (110), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Film in Catalan/Spanish with English subtitles 
Sponsors: The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Observatorio - Instituto Cervantes at Harvard, Institut Ramon Llull, University of Massachusetts-Armherst

https://rll.fas.harvard.edu/event/film-screening-and-director-montserrat-armenoou

2018 Mar 31

Phillips Brooks House Association and the Union of Minority Neighborhoods: Poverty Teach-In

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Poverty Teach-in

March 31st, 10AM-3PM in Science Center

Learn from leaders in the field of housing, health care, employment, student debt, dental care, criminal justice, hunger, and human/social services, immigration, youth and seniors.

The Phillips Brooks House...

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2018 Mar 28

CES: Productive Disorder: Music, Film, and Art in Postwar Germany

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street Cambridge MA 02138, Menschel Hall, Lower Level, entrance on Broadway

Doors will open at 5:30pmFree admission, but seating is limited. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance of the Museum. One ticket per person. Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, ...

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2018 Mar 28

CES: Welfare States that Shaped European Party Politics: A Comparative Historical Perspective

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room

PEAKER

Yohei Nakayama

Professor of European Political History, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University

 

Historical studies of welfare states have found numerous examples of social security institutions that had decisive impacts on the development of national political structures. By the late 19th century, numerous mutual aid associations had grown up, most often run by the major parties and their ideological or religious allies. In most...

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2018 Mar 28

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES AT HARVARD: New Research in Indigenous History, Law, Art, Culture, and Language

6:00pm

Location: 

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

 

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES AT HARVARD

New Research in Indigenous History, Law, Art, Culture, and Language

Featuring Philip Deloria, Jordan Kennedy, Bobby Lee, Joseph Singer, Matthew Spellberg, S. Margaret Spivey-Faulkner

 

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