Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Aug 17

2017 Hutchins Forum: 'Race and Racism in the Age of Trump'

5:00pm

Location: 

Old Whaling Church, 89 Main Street, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

 

We hope you were able to join us on Thursday for our 2017 Hutchins Forum, Race and Racism in the Age of Trump. Whether you were one of the lucky 500 people who were able to get into the Old Whaling Church, or one of the 250,000+ people to watch the PBS NewsHour stream live (1.1m total reach), you helped make this our most wide-reaching and engaging forum to-date. If you haven't had a chance to watch the Hutchins Forum, please find a link to the full discussion below, as well as a write-up from yesterday's Boston...

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2017 Oct 23

DRCLAS: The Harvard Cubans. Film screening and Q&A with Director

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-010 (Tsai Auditorium), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Cubans (Los cubanos de Harvard) is a documentary film produced by the Cuba Studies Program and directed by Danny González Lucena. Following the premiere screening of the film, a question-and-answer session will be held with the director. Please note the 58-minute film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Reception to follow.

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2017 Sep 19

DRCLAS: GLAM Concert Series* presents FONEMA CONSORT

8:00pm

Location: 

Paine Hall (Harvard Music Department)

Free and open to the public

*A newly created collaboration between the Harvard Music Department and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), the GLAM (Group for Latin American Musics) Concert Series is designed around the promotion of Latin American music on the Harvard campus and broader Boston community through an annual concert and associated master class. GLAM is an initiative of Harvard’s Music Department graduate students Daniel Walden, Julio Zúñiga, and Felipe Ledesma Núñez, under the mentorship of Carol Oja, William Powell Mason...

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2017 Oct 16

CAS: African Studies Workshop Featuring Lowell Brower

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

Lowell Brower is a PhD candidate in the Department of African & African American Studies at Harvard University. He will present Once Upon a Time' in the Land of 'Never Again': Oral Literature in Post-Genocide Rwanda. 

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees...

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2017 Oct 02

CAS: African Studies Workshop Featuring Elizaveta Fouksman

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

lizaveta Fouksman received her doctorate in International Development from the University of Oxford in 2015, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. For the 2017-18 academic year, Liz is a Berggruen Fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. She will present Universalizing social protection and the moral imperative of labor: Support and resistance from Southern Africa.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African...

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2017 Oct 30

CAS African Studies Workshop: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies and the Cold War- Featuring Monica Popescu

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

Monica Popescu is Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar of African Literatures at McGill University. she will present African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies and the Cold War. 

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in...

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2017 Sep 25

CAS: African Studies Workshop - Foreign military aid in building postcolonial states in francophone West Africa 1958-1974.

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Riina Turtio has recently completed a PhD in International History at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Her PhD dissertation approached the wider topic of decolonization and state-building in francophone West Africa by analyzing Guinean, Ivoirian and Voltaic decisions in building their national militaries. She will present Foreign military aid in building postcolonial states in francophone West Africa 1958-1974. 

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the ...

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2017 Sep 11

CAS: African Studies Workshop Featuring James Ferguson

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

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

James Ferguson is the Susan S. and William H. Hindle Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. His research has focused on southern Africa (especially Lesotho, Zambia, South Africa, and Namibia), and has engaged a broad range of theoretical and ethnographic issues. He will present Proletarian Politics Today: From Historical Analogy to Distributive Politics.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the ...

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2017 Oct 18

HIGHS/Davis Center Book Talk: Gorbachev: His Life and Times

4:15pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
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William Taubman, Bertrand Snell Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Amherst College, is the author of  Gorbachev: His Life and Times, to be published on September 5, 2017. Taubman’s Khrushchev: The Man and His Era, published in 2003, was awarded the 2004 Pulitzer Prize and the...

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