Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Nov 13

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality"

7:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 13, 7 pm: Professor Robert A. Margo, former chair of the Boston University Economics Department and incoming president of the Economic History Association, will discuss the effects of racism on African-American economic status in a lecture on Obama, Katrina, and the Persistence of Racial Inequality.

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together...

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2014 Nov 09

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany"

5:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 9, 5 pm: Dr. Christoph Kreutzmüller (Lead Researcher, House of the Wannsee Conference, Berlin) on Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Jewish Commercial Activity in Germany. This public keynote lecture opens an international conference on the dispossession of German Jewry (Nov 9-11).

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together on the insidious...

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2014 Nov 06

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "Final Sale: The End of Jewish Businesses in Nazi Berlin"

7:00pm

Location: 

Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Road, Boston MA 02215

Nov 6, 7 pm: Opening reception for Final Sale. The End of Jewish Businesses in Nazi Berlin, an exhibition that explores the fate of small businesses owned by Jews, the entrepreneurs who built them, and their struggle to survive in an increasingly racist business environment.

About the series:
All of these events will take place at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University.

 We hope that you will join our conversation as we make use of the German past and the American present to reflect together on the insidious legacies of...

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2014 Nov 10

Instituto Cervantes at Harvard: Conversations in the Observatorio - Silvio Torres-Saillant

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th fl. Cambridge, MA. 02138

 A meeting with students. Silvio Torres-Saillant is Distinguished Professor of English and Latin American Studies, Syracuse University. 

Professor Torres-Saillant's research and teaching interests revolve around central concerns pertaining to the enduring legacy of the colonial transaction...

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2014 Nov 14

Conversations In The Observatorio: "Stories Of Linguistic And Cultural Resilience" - Maria Carreira

10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th fl. Cambridge, MA. 02138

 Maria Carreira is professor of Spanish at California State University, Long Beach and co-director of the National Heritage Language Resource Center at UCLA.

Roughly one out of every five children (22%) in American schools speaks a language other than English at home. This number is significantly higher in some...

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2014 Nov 06

Instituto Cervantes at Harvard: Conversations in the Observatorio: "Bilingual Language Acquisition" - Carmen Silva-Corvalán

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th fl. Cambridge, MA. 02138

  CONVERSATIONS IN THE OBSERVATORIO CARMEN SILVA-CORVALÁN: BILINGUAL LANGUAGE ACQUISITIONCarmen Silva-Corvalán

Two major patterns of language acquisition have been identified in studies of early bilingualism: simultaneous bilingualism and sequential bilingualism, but no agreement exists with respect to...

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2014 Nov 18

Center for History of Medicine: "Death and Diversity in Civil War Medicine" Margaret Humphreys

5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Lahey Room, Fifth Floor, 10 Shattuck St., Boston, MA

Margaret Humphreys, PhD.
Professor of Medicine and History,
Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and
History of Medicine, Duke University, and current
President of the American Association for the History of Medicine

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2014 Nov 10

Romance Languages/DRCLAS: “The Cradle of Racial Humanity: The Caribbean and the Modern World” Silvio Torres-Saillant

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Silvio Torres-Saillant, Syracuse University - ARTS@DRCLAS Graduate Student Speaker Series:
“The Cradle of Racial Humanity:  The Caribbean and the Modern World”

http://rll.fas....

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2014 Nov 03

Romance Languages & Literatures: Conference by Mayra Rivera Rivera

11:40am

Location: 

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

Conference by Mayra Rivera Rivera, Associate Professor at Harvard Divinity School, with the topic "Society is a Labyrinth of Incarnations: Identity, Bodies, and Religion."

Organized by Ethnicity Migration Rights  and the Cervantes Observatory at Harvard - FAS.

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2014 Nov 03

Romance Languages & Literatures: Fall Open House: students, prospective concentrators, concentrators, faculty

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, 4th Floor Lounge

Come and meet RLL Faculty and current concentrators and our team of advisors

Check out your options in RLL – concentration in one of our SIX concentration tracks and EXPLORE ways of combining Romance Languages with other fields

And summer study abroad Light refreshments will be served

http://rll.fas.harvard.edu/event/rll-fall-open-house-students-prospective-concentrators-concentrators-faculty

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