Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 26

SAI: Archive Making and Archival Silences in Mughal Punjab

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, Rm. 1550, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

Cosponsored Event

Speaker:

Purnima Dhavan,  Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Howard and Frances Keller Endowed Professor in History at University of Washington

Moderators:
Sunil Sharma, Professor of Persian & Indian Literatures at Boston University
Neelam Khoja, Ph.D. Candidate Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies at Harvard University

Lahore, the major urban hub and occasional seasonal capital of the Mughal Empire, has a well-documented history of Persian...

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2017 Apr 27

Instituto Cervantes: Bernal Diaz's "True History" and the Mexican Color Line

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Observatorio. 2 Arrow St. 4th floor. Cambridge, MA. 02138

 

CONVERSATIONS IN THE OBSERVATORIO

This round table event focuses on the racial and linguistic ‘encuentro’ that came to shape Mexican society beginning in the 16th century when Spaniards, Indigenous peoples and Africans met and mixed in New Spain. Acknowledging that 2017-2021 mark the 500th anniversaries of some of the key events of the Spanish colonial project in the Americas as described in Bernal Diaz del Castillo’s True History of the Conquest of New Spain, our round table looks at these events through the...

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2017 Apr 25

History of Medicine: From Farmer’s Daughter to Physician: The Advocacy, Activism, and Legacy of Dr. Mary Bennett Ritter and her Contemporaries

5:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library of Medicine, Minot Room, Fifth Floor, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA
2017 Apr 24

Radcliffe Panel Discussion: Rediscovering Pauli Murray

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Anna Pauline Murray was a pioneering civil and human rights activist, feminist and legal theorist, preacher and poet. The Schlesinger Library holds the Pauli Murray Collection, a vast resource comprised of audiotapes, photographs, correspondence, and more. This panel discussion will focus on Murray’s groundbreaking work and her tumultuous times. The speakers—scholars of history, women’s and gender studies, law, and African studies—have each written about different facets of Murray’s prismatic, always interesting, and sometimes contradictory legacy.

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2017 Apr 28

Radcliffe Conference: Intersections: Understanding Urbanism in the Global Age

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

Intersections: Understanding Urbanism in the Global Age 

Friday, April 28 | 9 AM–5 PM

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

Urbanism is a global phenomenon that presents a range of pressing issues to consider—economic, political, and material, but most of all human. This one-day conference is designed to stimulate a broad-based discussion about “the urban” in the 21st century, a much more complicated concept than 19th- and 20th-century cities...

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2017 Apr 25

Hutchins Center: Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, Author's Talk w/ Eric Deggans

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Coop Bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

 

Eric Deggans is the first full time TV critic at National Public Radio. Before that, he served as TV/Media Critic for the Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, for nearly 20 years. Some people call him the most critical guy in the place, because he served as TV critic, Pop Music Critic and Media Critic at various times. He has also guest hosted CNN's media analysis show Reliable Sources many times and serves on the board of journalists, educators, media experts and media industry luminaries who select the George Foster Peabody Awards.

Raised...

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2017 Apr 28

Fairbank Center Gender Studies Workshop: Women and Friendship in Dynastic China

12:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030 (Gathering Room), 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Participants:
Beverly Bossler
, University of California, Davis
Ron Egan, Stanford University
Grace Fong, McGill University
Eileen Chow, Duke University
Maram Epstein, University of Oregon
Xu Man, Tufts University

Organized by:
Wai Yee Li
, Harvard University
Ellen Widmer, Wellesley College

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