Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Oct 27

Hutchins Center: Philippe Girard: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures (1 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

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

Philippe Girard, Professor of History and Department Head, McNeese State University

Profiles in Courage: Four Forgotten Figures of the Haitian Revolution

  • October 27th: Jean-Baptiste Belley
  • Lecture 1: Jean-Baptiste Belley was a black freedman who traveled from Haiti to France in 1794 to convince the French parliament to pass a law abolishing slavery. Amazingly, he succeeded (becoming the first black deputy in the French parliament in the process), only to meet a tragic end as...
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2015 Oct 02

Hutchins Center: Author's Talk with Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús - Harvard Book Store

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion

About the Author

Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús is associate professor of African American religions at Harvard Divinity School. A cultural and social anthropologist, she studies media, circulation, and religious travel...

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2015 Sep 18

Hutchins Center: Author's Talk with Daniel Geary and Benjamin Hedin - Harvard Book Store

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

The Hutchins Center, Harvard Book Store, and Mass Humanities welcome Professor in U.S. History at Trinity College Dublin DANIEL GEARY and author and essayist BENJAMIN HEDIN for a moderated discussion with The Reverend EUGENE F. RIVERS III of Geary's and Hedin's books Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy and In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now.

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2015 Sep 02

Hutchins Center: Author's Talk with Ari Berman - Harvard Book Store

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

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The Hutchins Center and Harvard Book Store welcome investigative journalist and political correspondent for The Nation ARI BERMAN for a discussion of his latest book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.

The adoption of the...

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2015 Sep 14

Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies: China Humanities Seminar w/ Shao-yun Yang

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

TBA

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Shao-yun Yang studies the intellectual history of medieval China (between 300 and 1500 CE), with particular interest in Chinese perceptions of and interactions with other ethnocultural groups. At Denison, he teaches a two-part survey of East Asian history and upper-level courses on the history of Chinese identity; China under the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE); Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Chinese history; and the representation of...

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