Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Sep 08

Boston College: Lowell Humanities Series : Alice Goffman "On the Run"

7:00pm

Location: 

The Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center, Boston College

Alice Goffman is an American sociologist, urban ethnographer, and assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her book, On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City examines the largely hidden world of police beatings, court fees, sentencing hearings, and low level warrants...

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2015 Sep 05

Instituto Cervantes: Language Variation in Spanish and the Heritage Learner

10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th floor. Cambridge, MA. 02138

In this workshop, Prof. Martinez will provide the teacher of Spanish for heritage learners with an overview of the theoretical struggles surrounding the value of the different language varieties that are used, privileged, or even ridiculed in the Spanish for heritage learners classroom. We will consider various approaches to the...

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2015 Sep 22

Instituto Cervantes; Open House

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th fl. Cambridge, MA. 02138 4:30pm-6pm

Welcome!

The “Observatorio” is hosting an Open House at Harvard to share its projects mapping the Spanish language and Latino Culture in the United States. The Open House will pay tribute to Miguel de Cervantes, on the 400th anniversary of his death, including statements by experts, as well as Gypsy, Jewish, Arabic, and Christian...

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2015 Dec 17

Colloquium on History of Medicine: War and Human Nature in Modern America | Deborah Weinstein

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Minot Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine Harvard Medical Area

"War and Human Nature in Modern America"
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Thursday, December 17, 2015
4:00-5:30pm

Deborah Weinstein, Ph.D.:  Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical perspective on their professions...

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2015 Nov 12

Colloquium on History of Medicine: "Madness and Mayhem in Maine: The Parkman-Portland Parley and a Mass. Murder" | Richard J. Kahn

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Minot Room, fifth floor, Countway Library of Medicine Harvard Medical Area

Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine present:

COLLOQUIUM ON THE HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

David G. Satin, M.D., DLFAPA Director

Open to students of history and those valuing a historical perspective on their professions.

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2015 Oct 06
2015 Dec 08

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar: "Now It Can Be Told: Telling the Truth about the War, 1946-1954"

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

For more information, see the Weatherhead Center website.

Emer O’Dwyer
Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Oberlin College

Moderator: Andrew Gordon
Lee and Juliet Folger...

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2015 Dec 01

Weatherhead Center: Pulverizing Soft Power: New Media and the Problem With Promoting “Japanese Culture" | Alexander Zahlten

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

For more information, see the Weatherhead Center website.

Alexander Zahlten
Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Moderator: Susan Pharr...

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2015 Nov 17

Program in US-Japan Relations: Rethinking Militarism and Conservatism in 20th Century | Danny Orbach, Andrew Levidis

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

Danny Orbach
Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S-Japan Relations, Harvard University

“The Taiwan Expedition of 1874 and the Roots of Japanese Military Disobedience”

Andrew Levidis
Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S-Japan Relations, Harvard University

“Japanese Conservatism from the China War to the Great East Asia War (1937-41)”...

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2015 Nov 10

Weatherhead Center: “South Korea’s New Demography: Implications for Democracy and Diplomacy in East Asia” | Kathy Moon (Wellesley College)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

Speaker:

Kathy Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College.

Contact:

William Nehring
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