Elsewhere at Harvard

2014 Nov 20

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 19

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 18

U. Penn: Mellon Distringuished Lecture Series (3 days) - Featuring Samuel Moyn

5:00pm

Location: 

The Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series 2014

The Mellon Distinguished Lecture Series is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Press, the Penn Law School, the Department of History at Penn, the Perry World House, and the Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism. The 2014 series runs from November 18 to 20 in the Golkin Room in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, located at 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. All lectures in the series are free and open to the public.

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2014 Nov 20

Boston University: Economic Racism Series - "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

7:00pm

Location: 

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

Nov 20, 7 pm: BU Professor Japonica Brown-Saracino will speak on the effects of gentrification on retail stores in Chicago and Provincetown in a lecture titled The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City.

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 racism in commerce...

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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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