Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Mar 30

Radcliffe: Centering the Voices of Indigenous Women: Self-Determination and Decolonization through Literature, Scholarship, and Action

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street - Reception to Follow

In conversation with Kim TallBear, Erica Violet Lee, and Emily Riddle

Introduction by Dr. Nick Estes and Moderated by Dr. Adrienne Keene

Sponsored by: Harvard University Native American Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study , Harvard University

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2018 Apr 23

HAA Graduate Student Lecture Series: Master of the World - Cupid in French eighteenth-century art

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums: Deknatel Hall, 32 Quincy Street (Enter via Broadway)

Nina Dubin

 

This talk explores how, in the wake of the world’s first international financial crisis, Cupid claimed pride of place in French eighteenth-century art—personifying not only the folly of love, but also the forces of inconstancy, mutability and flightiness that were viewed as hallmarks of a modernizing credit economy. 

Presented by the HAA Graduate Student Lecture Series

 

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2018 Apr 04

Asia Center: Korea and the U.S. Alliance System: Past and the Future

4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Victor Cha , Senior Advisor and the inaugural holder of the Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; D.S. Song-KF Professor of Government, Georgetown University

 

Chair:  Professor Carter Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

 

Sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; cosponsored by the Korea Working Group, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard University Asia Center

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2018 Apr 11

MHAAM: Death by Contact: Ancient Pathogen Genomes from Epidemics in Early Mexico

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street in Cambridge - Reception Follows
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Please join MHAAM on Wednesday, April 11th for “Death by Contact: Ancient Pathogen Genomes from Epidemics in Early Mexico," with Prof. Dr. Johannes Krause, Director, Department of Archaeogenetics, Max...

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2018 Mar 28

MHS: Learning the Values of a Dollar: Childhood & Cultures of Economy, 1825-1900

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Jaclyn Schultz, University of California at Santa Cruz

Nineteenth-century children rarely had access to money, even when they worked. Yet, several forms of authority instructed children in specific expectations of spending, saving, and giving. This talk explores how and why children were taught to interact with and value financial resources as well as how these lessons were racialized.

2018 Mar 21

W.E.B. Du Bois Center: The Massacre of the Freedmen: Race, Emancipation, and Republic in 1889 (Maranhão - Brazil)

12:00pm

Location: 

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

Matheus Gato, Sociologist

Bio and Project


The Massacre of the Freedmen: Race, Emancipation, and Republic in 1889 (Maranhão - Brazil)


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

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2018 Mar 21

Fairbank Center: Philology as a Science in Pre-Modern China

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 203, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Nathan Vedal, Visiting Fellow, Center for Humanities and Information, Penn State

Organizer: Technical Traditions in Greece and Rome: Between Theory and Practice, Harvard University GSAS Workshop 

2018 Mar 26

DRCLAS: Social Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Timo Schaefer, Adjunct Professor, Brandeis University, Department of History; Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies

Moderator: Kirsten Weld, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

In the nineteenth century, Mexicans faced the challenge of constructing republican legal institutions in a society shaped by centuries of colonial rule. This talk examines how people attempted to meet that challenge in towns and in hacienda (agricultural estate) settlements. More broadly, it analyzes in what...

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