Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Feb 18

Instituto Cervantes: "The Art of Scientific Storytelling" | Rafael Luna

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

Communicating the 'So What?' of science is imperative to the success of anyone pursuing a science-related career. It not only encourages others to support science, but it also enriches the engagement of the scientist with his or her research questions. By communicating one’s science in a clear and compelling fashion through narrative analytics, it is possible to share your research with maximum effect. This interactive workshop provides instruction on how to communicate scientific concepts using the structural aspects of a story. Dr. Rafael E. Luna is the author of The...

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2015 Feb 18

Hutchins Center: "By Sea, Sand and River: Medieval and Early Modern Art and Architectural Cross Currencies Between Africa and Europe" | Suzanne Blier

12:00pm

Location: 

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

Suzanne Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Chair of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Harvard University

Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.

2015 Feb 12

Harvard Kennedy School: "The History Manifesto" | David Armitage, Jo Guldi

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102, Harvard Kennedy School

The Harvard Seminar on History and Policy Presents:

"The History Manifesto"

David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Harvard University

Jo Guldi, Hans Rothfels Assistant Professor of History, Brown University

Comment: Samuel Moyn...

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2015 Feb 10

CANCELLED: Instituto Cervantes: Conversations in the Observatorio: Occupy and Indignant Movements in Spain and USA

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Speaker: Professor Francisco Moreno-Fernández

(University of Alcalá, Spain, and Executive Director of the Observatorio at Harvard University).

 Introduction: Diana Sorensen

(Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Director of the Observatorio).

RSVP: info-observatory@fas.harvard.edu

 In recent years, a number of Indignant Citizens...

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2015 Feb 09

Harvard Film Archive: "Touki Bouki" | Djibril Diop Mambéty

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Free Admission with Harvard ID
Introduction by Mati Diop

Monday February 9 at 7pm

Touki bouki

Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty. With Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang, Aminata Fall
Senegal 1973, 35mm, color, 89 min

The debut feature of Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty, Touki bouki stands today as one of the classics of African cinema and of 1970s world cinema. Built out of a rich montage of sights and sounds, Touki bouki...

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2015 Feb 07

Harvard Film Archive: 3 Film Shorts | Mati Diop

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

$12 Special Event Tickets - Free Admission with Harvard ID
Mati Diop in person
Saturday February 7 at 7pm
Q&A w/filmmaker

Atlantiques
Directed by Mati Diop. Senegal 2009, video, color, 15min.
Wolof and French with English subtitles

Atlantiques

Directed by Mati Diop. With Alpha Diop, Cheikh M’Baye, Ouli Seck, Serigne...

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2015 Feb 06

Harvard Film Archive: A Thousand Suns (Mille soleils) | Mati Diop

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

$12 Special Event Tickets - Free Admission with Harvard ID
Mati Diop in person
Friday February 6 at 7pm

Q&A w/filmmaker + reception


A Thousand Suns (Mille soleils)

Directed by Mati Diop. With Magaye Niang, Wasis Diop, Ben D. Beye
France/Senegal 2013, DCP, color, 45 min. French and Wolof with English subtitles

A Thousand Suns is a portrait of Magaye Niang, the non-professional actor...

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