Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 03

Center for the Environment: LUNCHTIME DISCUSSION: Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

 

William Wyckoff, a leading historical geographer of the American West, will be at Harvard on April 3rd for an evening lecture (4-6pm) titled, “Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West,” and a lunchtime discussion (12-1:15pm) of his recent book How to Read the American West: A Field Guide. The lunch meeting will be a discussion of Chapter 6 of that work, “Landscapes of Federal Largesse” which explores how to see the federal presence that is imprinted on the...

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2017 Apr 07

Center for African Studies Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Room B-04, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA United States

 

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison, MIT STS and Harvard University for a screening of The Land Beneath Our Feet.

The Land Beneath Our Feet weaves together rare archival footage from a 1926 Harvard expedition to Liberia with the journey of a young Liberian man, uprooted by war, seeking to understand how the past has shaped land conflicts in his country today. This film is an explosive reminder of how large-scale land grabs are transforming livelihoods across the planet.

 

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2017 Mar 28

Anthropology: “Live, Write, Advocate Beyond the Discipline: A Conversation with Arthur Kleinman”

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer Anthropology Building, Room 203 21 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

 

The Public Engagement in the Social Sciences Working Group presents:

Live, Write, Advocate Beyond the Discipline:

A Conversation with Arthur Kleinman”

Tuesday, March 28th from 5-6:30PM

Tozzer Anthropology Building, Room 203

21 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

 

Dr. Arthur Kleinman is professor of medical...

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2017 Apr 06

CAPS: American History, Re-Visited | Talk & Reception with artists Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Talk: CGIS K262 Reception: CGIS Knafel Bldg. 4th Floor, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Please join The Center for American Political Studies for a talk & reception with artist Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey, in conjunction with Palacio's exhibition, American...

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2017 Mar 28

Weatherhead Center: Cultural Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building (K262),Bowie-Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

For more information, see the WCFIA website.

Speaker:

Jeffrey SchnappAffiliated Professor, Department of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Professor of Romance Languages & Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.

Contact:

Heather Conrad...

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2017 Apr 18

Radcliffe: Writing the History of Civil Rights in a New Era

6:30pm

Location: 

W New York–Union Square, 201 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10003

 

Dean Lizabeth Cohen of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University invites you to attend a reception and panel discussion with current Radcliffe Fellows:

TOMIKO BROWN-NAGIN
2016–2017 Joy Foundation Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; 
Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; 
Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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2017 Mar 28

Harvard Semitic Museum: W. E. B. Du Bois, Education and Archaeology in Egypt: An Overlooked Chapter in the History of Egyptology

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Lecture Hall B103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA - Free Event Parking in 52 Oxford Street Garage (Oxford and Everett St. Intersection)

Presented by the Harvard Semitic Museum with support from the Marcella Tilles Memorial Fund

VANESSA DAVIES
Visiting Scholar Researcher, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley

2017 Mar 27

Peabody Museum: Piltdown Man, the Missing Link: Exposing the Motives and Methods behind a 100-Year-Old Hoax

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Race, Representation, and Museums Lecture Series

Christopher Dean, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Division of Biosciences and Professorial Research Associate, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London

In 1912, British paleontologist Arthur Smith Woodward and amateur antiquarian Charles Dawson announced the discovery of a hominin in Sussex, England, thought to be a possible “missing link” between apes and humans. Referred to as Piltdown Man, the find made headlines, but ultimately turned out to be one of the most...

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