Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Nov 14

CANCELED: Early Science Working Group: Joshua Ehrlich

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Science Center 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

 

"Between Corporation and State: The East India Company and the Politics of Knowledge in the Early Nineteenth Century."

 

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2017 Nov 07

Early Science Working Group: Maryam Patton

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Science Center 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Maryam Patton : "Copernicus in Istanbul: Transmission and Translation in the 17th Century"

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2017 Oct 24

Early Modern Workshop & Early Sciences Working Group: Plagued Bodies and Spaces: Medicine, Trade, and Death in Ottoman Egypt and Tunisia, 1705-1830 CE - Edna Bonhomme

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

PLEASE NOTE, THE TIME IS 4PM, NOT 12PM. 


Please join the Early Science Working Group for a special event: a presentation by Edna Bonhomme, on Tuesday October 24th, from 4-6 pm, in Science Center 469. This talk will be cohosted by the Early Modern Workshop. Refreshments will be served.

Additionally, we are hosting a coffee hour with Edna on Wednesday morning, 10 - 11 am October 25th, at Science Center 359. All folks interested in a chance to speak...

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2017 Sep 26

Islamic Africa Seminar: Book Discussions

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S450, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

The Islamic Africa Seminar will be discussing the book Colonialism by Proxy: Hausa Imperial Agents and Middle Belt Consciousness in Nigeria and the introduction of Intermediaries, Interpreters and Clerks. Please join us for a fruitful discussion on Muslim intermediaries in Colonial Africa. All disciplines and backgrounds are welcome. Lunch will be served. Please email Iman Mohamed (imm862@g.harvard.edu) to RSVP, for...

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2017 Nov 16

Mahindra Humanities: Book History: The Novel and its Working Methods—a workshop

6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Rachel Buurma, Swarthmore College

Petra McGillen, Dartmouth College

Simon Reader, City University of New York

The Novel and its Working Methods: A Workshop

Abstracts

Rachel Buurma (English, Swarthmore College)
"The Preparation of the Victorian Novel"

What might we gain from thinking about the composition of novels and the criticism of them as more similar than different? Following Roland Barthes’s “The Preparation of the Novel,” I ask how understanding...

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2017 Sep 20

Center for the History of Medicine: From Riding Breeches to Harvard - Presentation in honor of Linda James Benitt given by Lady Long Rider, Bernice Ende, Great-Niece of Linda James.

3:30pm

Location: 

Minot Room, 5th Floor Countway Library Harvard Medical School 10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

Image of Linda James Benitt on a horseJoin us for an evening discussion on the life and career of Linda Francis James Benitt, the first female graduate of the Harvard T.H. Chan...

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2017 Nov 14

Semitic Museum: Egypt’s Old Kingdom: The Latest Discoveries at Abusir South

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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Free Public Lecture

Miroslav Bárta, Professor, Czech Institute of Egyptology

Abusir, the “Place of Osiris,” is a necropolis (burial site) near the Old Kingdom’s city of Memphis, known for its pyramids and sun temples. In this lecture, Miroslav Bárta will...

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2017 Dec 06

Peabody Museum: All the World is Here - Anthropology on Display at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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Free Public Lecture

Ira Jacknis, Research Anthropologist, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the first American fair to feature...

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2017 Nov 30

Peabody Museum: “Let the Indian Paint His Own Picture”: Alice Fletcher and Cultural Representation Paradoxes

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
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Free Public Lecture

Robert Baron, Folk Arts Program Director, New York State Council on the Arts

Pioneering Peabody anthropologist Alice Fletcher researched and advocated for Native Americans at a time of massive...

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