Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Apr 12

Cooper Gallery: "In Conversation: Steven Nelson and Abigail DeVille"

2:00pm

Location: 

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

Public Conversation

 In Conversation: Steven Nelson and Abigail DeVille

 Steven Nelson, Associate Professor of African and African American Art History, University of California, Los Angeles; Cohen Fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute, Hutchins...

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2015 Mar 31

Harvard South Asia Institute and MIT-India: “Digital Archives and Public History: Documenting and Exhibiting South Asian American Stories"

(All day)

Location: 

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Digital Archives and Public History: Documenting and Exhibiting South Asian American Stories;  a talk with Samip Mallick, the founder of the South Asian American Digital Archive (https://www.saadigitalarchive.org/), and Pawan Dhingra, the founding curator of the Smithsonian Exhibition "Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation" (http://smithsonianapa.org/beyondbollywood/). Moderated by Vivek Bald  (CWC Fellows; MIT...

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2015 Apr 03

Romance Languages & Literatures Advising Open House

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, 4th Floor Lounge

RLL Advising Open House:  Please join us in the 4th floor lounge for refreshments and conversation with students interested in concentrating in Romance Languages and Literatures

2015 Apr 09

Cooper Gallery: [Film]"De Cierta Manera / One Way or Another (1974)

12:00pm

Location: 

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Media Room, 102 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

Spring 2015 Cuban Cinema Series at the Cooper Gallery

 De Cierta Manera / One Way or Another (1974)

 78 min. Spanish, no subtitles. Directed by Sara Gómez.

“This Cuban romantic drama film mixes documentary-style footage with a fictional story that looks at the poor neighborhoods of Havana shortly after the Cuban Revolution of 1959. It illustrates the history before the development process in Cuba and demonstrates how tearing down slums and building modern settlements does not immediately change the...

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2015 Apr 09
2015 Apr 06

Hutchins Center: Slavery, Dissent, Reconciliation: Harvard Histories

2:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

“Slavery, Dissent, Reconciliation: Harvard Histories,” a wide-ranging public conversation about Harvard’s relationship to the many legacies and memories of the Civil War, featuring Professor Sven Beckert (Harvard University), Professor Kellie Carter Jackson (Hunter College), Professor Salamishah Tillet (University of Pennsylvania), and artist Brian Knep (Deep Wounds). Moderated by Timothy Patrick McCarthy.

Admission is free.

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2015 Apr 01

W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute : "Remaking American Liberty: Race and Due Process from Abolitionism to Civil War" | Kate Masur"

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Room, 12 Quincy St.

W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Spring Colloquium

Kate Masur

Associate professor of History and African American Studies at Northwestern University
Fellow’s Bio

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2015 Apr 24

Radcliffe Conference: University As Collector

9:00am

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street

Universities aggregate knowledge and specialists, but they also aggregate historical artifacts. Using Harvard University’s extensive collections as a starting point, this conference will assemble its own collection of specialists to explore the history and mission of universities through “university objects.” Each presenter will examine one exemplary holding at Harvard to consider the insights its presence offers into the world of knowledge. Speakers from a wide array of Harvard communities will also address larger questions about universities as unique collecting...

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