Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Apr 15

CMES & INALCO: "The Thousand and One Nights: Sources, Transformations, and Relationship with Literature, the Arts and the Sciences"

Wed Apr 15 (All day) to Fri Apr 17 (All day)

Location: 

CGIS South Bldg, Rooms S030 & S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Camb, MA; William James Hall, Lecture Hall B1, 33 Kirkland St

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies & Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO)

are pleased to present a conference

For the full schedule and details, see the CMES website

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2015 Mar 11

Instituto Cervantes: Cervantes Marathon

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center Arts Café

The Instituto Cervantes Observatorio and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University invite you to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of Part II of Cervantes' Don Quixote by participating in the first ever Cervantes Marathon. If you would like to participate in this fun event, please go ahead and select a fragment from Cervantes' Don Quixote Book I and II.  English and Spanish editions will be available on hand, but you are also welcome to bring your own.  If you desire to read in a language...

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2015 Mar 26

American Studies Workshop: Andrew Delbanco

6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Locke Room, 12 Quincy Street

Andrew Delbanco  |  Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities and Director of American Studies  |  Columbia University

6:30 pm, Locke Room, African and African American Studies Department, Barker Center

2014 Dec 11

American Studies Workshop

6:30pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Locke Room, 12 Quincy Street

"Imperialism as a Way of Life: Thinking Sex and Gender in American Empire"

Laura Briggs  |  Professor and Chair, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies  |  University of Massachusetts Amherst

6:30 pm, Locke Room, African and African American Studies Department, Barker Center

2015 Jan 04

The Committee on Women Historians Breakfast & Brainstorming/Mentoring Session | New York

8:00am to 9:00am

Location: 

Central Park West room of the Sheraton New York

The Committee on Women Historians 
Breakfast in New York

The AHA’s Committee on Women Historians’ annual networking breakfast provides an exciting and unique opportunity to meet scholars across generations working in all fields. We warmly invite women historians and anyone with an interest in gender history to this year’s breakfast.

The breakfast will be held during the Association’s 129th annual meeting, 8:00-9:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 4, 2015, in Central Park West room of the Sheraton New York. CWH chair...

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2014 Dec 12

History of the Book: ”Scandinavian reading : buying and borrowing books in Sweden and Norway at the end of the 19th century” | Hansen & Purtoft

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S450, 1730 Cambridge Street

Henning Hansen and Maria Purtoft (University of Tromsø, Norway)

”Scandinavian reading : buying and borrowing books in Sweden and Norway at the end of the 19th century”

See more at History of the Book at Harvard

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2014 Dec 10

CES: Sexism and the Specter of the Arab/Muslim Man. The Case of the Law Against Sexism in Belgium

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Cabot Room
This paper is part of a larger project that investigates the ways in which questions of gender, sexual difference, and sexuality in Western Europe are impacted and (re)shaped by Europe’s “Muslim question”. In the presentation I explore this question through a particular case-study: the video Femme de la rue (2012), which documents catcalling in a migrant neighborhood in Brussels, and the ensuing public debate on sexual harassment in Belgium. This debate was haunted by the figure of the Arab/Muslim man and resulted in a new law criminalizing...
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2014 Dec 03

Weatherhead Center: "The Politickle Pickle: An Exhibition of Editorial Cartoons and Caricatures on India and the United States" December 7, 2014-January 29, 2015

11:40am

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Concourse Level

Special Event: The Politickle Pickle

"The Politickle Pickle: An Exhibition of Editorial Cartoons and Caricatures on India and the United States"

December 7, 2014-January 29, 2015

Shreyas Navare, Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Editorial Cartoonist, Hindustan Times; Author, The Politickle Pickle: Vol. 1 & 2.

Co-sponsorsed...

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