Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Feb 21

DACA Seminar Series: A Performance and Conversation: Arturo O’Farrill, Cornel West, the DuBois Orchestra and the New England Conservatory

Location: 

OBERION, American Repertory Theater
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo O’Farrill will be visiting the Harvard campus in late February. A musician of deep social conscience, all of Arturo’s music is written with someone, something, or some community, in mind. A ferocious collaborator of musicians of many styles, as well as the dance idiom, Arturo’s latest project is entitled “Little Tiny Walls” and will feature musicians from Mexican folkloric styles, Afro-Latin jazz, and the classical idiom, collaborating and playing...

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2018 Feb 23
2018 Feb 22

Asia Center / AASWG: Two Formative Moments: Emergence of New Asian American and Southeast Asian American Activists in the late 1960s and in the Present

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm

Carolyn Wong , Research Associate at the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University

Corky Lee, American photographer

Details: Two Formative Moments: Emergence of New Asian American and Southeast Asian American Activists in the late 1960s and in...

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2018 Feb 22

Yenching Institute / Fairbank Center: The Road to the Chinese Communist Revolution: How Petty Intellectuals Gathered and Accepted Leftist Ideologies in 1920s and 1930s Shanghai

Location: 

Common Room, Room 136, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Tang Xiaobing, Associate Professor, History Department, East China Normal University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Chair/discussant: Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Details: The Road to the Chinese Communist Revolution: How Petty Intellectuals...

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2018 Feb 20

Harvard DACA Seminar: Leo Chavez:Anchor Babies/The Challenge of Birthright Citizenship

Location: 

Harvard Science Center, Hall D
4:00pm to 6:00pm

flyerDr. Chavez examines public discourse surrounding children of immigrants, DACA and so-called "anchor babies," exploring how media coverage justifies exclusionary public policies and attempts to redefine the meaning of citizenship. Efforts to repeal or change the 14th Amendment would remove...

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2018 Mar 22

Radcliffe: WHEREAS: A Poetry Reading and Discussion with Layli Long Soldier

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
4:15pm

Layli Long Soldier holds a BFA in creative writing from the Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA from Bard College. Her poems have appeared in the American Indian Journal of Culture and ResearchAmerican PoetsBOMB, the Brooklyn RailEleven ElevenKR OnlineMud City, the New York TimesPEN America, and Poetry, among others. She is a recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a National Artist Fellowship from the Native Arts &...

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2018 Feb 22

Schlesinger Library: The Difficult Miracle: The Living Legacy of June Jordan

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
4:15pm

A Schlesinger Library 75th Anniversary Event

June Millicent Jordan (1936–2002) called herself a “dissident American poet,” and she counted among her forebears powerful voices ranging from Walt Whitman to Phyllis Wheatley. She began writing verse at the age of seven; her papers at the Schlesinger Library contain stunning material about the girlhood that prefaced her remarkable career as creator and critic, educator, and activist.

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the arrival of the Papers of June Jordan at the Schlesinger and the 75th anniversary of the...

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2018 Feb 20

Schlesinger Library: “Your Baby on Day 33”: Pregnancy Development Timelines from Nineteenth-Century Maternity Guides to Twenty-First Century Apps

Location: 

Radcliffe Room, Schlesinger Library
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lara Freidenfelds

“Your Baby on Day 33”: Pregnancy Development Timelines

from Nineteenth-Century Maternity Guides to Twenty-First Century Apps

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2018 Feb 23

Harvard Book Store: The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
3:00pm

Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome Assistant Professor of History at Williams College ALEXANDER BEVILACQUA for a discussion of his new book, The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment.

About The Republic of Arabic Letters

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a pioneering community of Christian scholars laid the groundwork for the modern Western understanding of Islamic civilization. These men produced the first accurate translation of the Qur’an into a European language, mapped the branches...

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