Elsewhere at Harvard

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”

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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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2014 Dec 04

CMES: "World War One - From Empire to Republic" | Feroz Ahmad

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series is pleased to present:

Feroz Ahmad
Chair of the Department of International Relations and Political Science, Yeditepe University, Istanbul

2014 Dec 09

South Asia Institute: Pre-Departure Orientation for Students traveling to SA over Winter 2015

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

This is an orientation for students who are traveling to South Asia during Winter Session 2015, and will include travel tips and logistics, health and safety information, cultural introduction, and will provide an opportunity to meet other students who will be in the region. Food will be served! - See the South Asia Institute website for more details

All Harvard Students traveling to...

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2014 Dec 03

Fairbanks Center: Film Screening of "Valley of Heroes"

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

Valley of the Heroes

Produced and directed by Khashem Gyal
(In Tibetan and Chinese; English subtitles)
Q&A with Khashem Gyal following the screening

Cosponsored with the Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies

Valley of the Heroes offers a rare glimpse at a pivotal moment of cultural and linguistic transition among Tibetans and Muslims in...

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