Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Jan 24

Hutchins Center: [A] tone of voice peculiar to New-England”: Fugitive Slave Advertisements and the Heterogeneity of Enslaved Blacks in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Quebec

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm

Hutchins W.E.B Du Bois Research Institute

Charmaine Nelson, Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University; William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Harvard University           

2018 Apr 05

Legal History Workshop: Defending Kenyatta: Decolonization, Mobility, and a Global History of Rebellious Lawyering w/Rohit De

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School
5:00pm

Rohit De
Yale History 

 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

 

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2018 Mar 29

Legal HIstory Workshop: Laws of War and Peace: Sovereigns and Violence in the Early U.S. Territories w/Gregory Ablavsky

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School
5:00pm

Gregory Ablavsky
Stanford Law 

 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

 

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2018 Mar 01

Legal History Workshop: Manumission and Freedom in the Age of Revolution: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1763-1806 - book chapter by Ariela Gross & Alejandro de la Fuente

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School
5:00pm

Ariela Gross (USC Law and History) & Alejandro de la Fuente (Harvard History) presenting their book chapter entitled Manumission and Freedom in the Age of Revolution: Cuba, Louisiana, and Virginia, 1763-1806

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Feb 22

Legal History Workshop: Reading Rainbows: Battles over Gay-Inclusive Curricula in 1990s America - dissertation chapter w/Marie-Amélie George

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School
5:00pm

Marie-Amélie George
Berger-Howe Fellow in Legal History at HLS 

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Feb 01

Legal History Workshop: The Sovereign Market, Antislavery, and Sex Difference: Human Rights in America w/Amy Dru Stanley

Location: 

WCC 4059, Harvard Law School
5:00pm

Prof. Amy Dru Stanley
University of Chicago Department of History

If you would like a copy of the paper or have any questions, please email (dseung@law.harvard.edu) or call (617-496-2024) Dami Seung.

The Legal History Workshop takes place Thursdays at 5pm through the semester. 

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2018 Jan 31

Harvard-Yenching Institute / Fairbank Center: When Buddha *Tejaprabha Came To Yunnan: Regional Characteristics And His Place In The Local Pantheon

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speaker: Liao Yang (Professor, Institute of Ethnology & Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Chair/discussant: Eugene Wang (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University)

Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk

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2018 Jan 29

Fairbank Center: Personal Moments in Medieval Chinese Poetry with Paul W. Kroll

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Speaker: Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado

Medieval Chinese poetry, like most self-consciously traditional literature, embraces learning, presumption, and intertextuality with ardor. Scholarship delights to roam in these fields which provide rich fare for the mind. But those moments that suddenly engage the heart (a somewhat neglected organ in the postmodern era) affect us at a deeper level. It is for these irregular but personally cherished splendors and miseries that one continues to read throughout a lifetime. In this lecture readings and...

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2018 Feb 22

Early Mod/GSAS Workshop: Multi-lingualism in Early modern Europe: Readings of the Praise of Folly

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Rm. 237, Harvard Yard, Cambridge
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Co-sponsored by the Early Modern History Workshop and the GSAS workshop “Post-Classicisms: Literary Secondariness in Antiquity and Beyond"

Jan Bloemendal (Huyghens Institute, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Princeton University), “Multi-lingualism in Early modern Europe: Readings of the Praise of Folly.“
2018 May 02

Davis Center: Jewish Odessa: Trade, Community, and Culture in the Port City

Location: 

CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA
4:15pm to 6:00pm

Drawing on Odessa Recollected, a new collection of her Odessa articles, the historian Patricia Herlihy will discuss how in many respects Jews adopted Odessa as their city more than did any other inhabitants. Present there only in small numbers at the beginning, Jews came to form one third of Odessa’s population by the 1917 Revolution. While some Greeks and Italians made fortunes in the grain trade, only Jews boasted that one could “live like God in Odessa.” At the same time, pious Jews declared that the fires of hell burned around the city. What were the patterns and...

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