Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Apr 06

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Life, Loss, Legacy A Hutchins Center Symposium

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Taubman T-G-1 Wiener Auditorium, Harvard Kennedy School

Panels 9:00 am-3:00 pm: Taubman T-G-1 Wiener Auditorium, Harvard Kennedy School

Symposium participants include Lawrence D. Bobo, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Jennifer Hochschild, Walter Johnson, Peniel Joseph, Kenneth Mack, Julianne Malveaux, Raymond J. McGuire, Eugene Rivers, Tricia Rose, Tommie Shelby, Theda Skocpol, Jason Sokol, Brandon Terry, Jonathan Walton, Margaret Weir, William Julius Wilson.

Closing Keynote Address 4:00-5:00 pm: JFK...

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2018 Apr 19

Phillips Brooks House Association: [SUP AUCTION] Invest in Immigrant Youth & Boston/Cambridge Neighborhoods, Sponsor & Bid on Items on April 19

5:30pm

Location: 

Knafel Center 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

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Tickets are $50 online, $60 at the door.

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What is SUP?


PBHA’s Summer Urban Program, or SUP, is a network of 10 summer camps at 11 different sites across Boston and Cambridge for seven weeks each summer. SUP is staffed by 130 college students and 90 local high schoolers, and, each summer, welcomes more than 800 young people ages 6 to 13. Our Refugee Youth Enrichment Program (RYSE) is an evening camp serving high school students. SUP offers mornings of academic enrichment, afternoons of educational field trips, and artistic, cultural, and service-learning workshops throughout the week, along with two overnight camping trips and a day-long final trip.

SUP camps operate in the following communities:

  • Cambridge
  • Chinatown
  • Dorchester
  • Mission Hill
  • Roxbury
  • South End
  • South Boston

Supporting Immigrant Youth

Picture of SUP kidsIn partnership with TripAdvisor, a sponsor from last year, our Refugee Youth Summer Enrichment Program (RYSE) traveled to the company to trade immigration stories. The meeting and sponsorship resulted in the development of RYSE's "Museum Project" which allowed refugee and immigrant students to represent their stories through art.

 

 

 

 

 

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2018 Apr 24

CES: The Ethnic Cleansing Solution? The League of Nations, Internationalist Imperialism, and the Idea of Partition

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room

 

Colonialism and Mediterranean Study Europe

 

Laura Robson
Professor of History, Portland State University

 

Over the past decade, pundits and diplomats alike have repeatedly proposed partition – and its twin, forcible population exchange – as “solutions” to what they depict as inveterate sectarian conflict across the Middle East. In this lecture, Laura Robson explores the twentieth century history of such ideas, suggesting that proposals for...

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2018 Apr 20

CES Special Event: How Democracies Die - A Book Discussion

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference room

Daniel Ziblatt
Professor of Government and CES Resident Faculty, Harvard University

 

Steven Levitsky
Professor of Government, Harvard University

Donald Trump’s presidency has raised a question that many of Americans never thought they would be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent more than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin...

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2018 Apr 05

Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality: Enslaved Females in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Nova Scotia & Quebec: Examining the Canadian Fugitive Slave Archive

4:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall Basement Seminar Room, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Charmaine Nelson is Visiting Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and the William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies.

 

Sponsored by the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, the Canada Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

The scholarship on transatlantic slavery has long benefited from the often-exhaustive data published in the fugitive slave...

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2018 Apr 09

TIME CHANGE: 5PM START TIME - CMES: Between House and Orchard: Family, Shariʿa and the Making of the Modern Middle East

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm 114, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Beshara Doumani

BOOK COVER

Joukowsky Family Professor of Modern Middle East History, Department of History, Brown University

In writings about Islam, women, and modernity in the...

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2018 Apr 11
2018 Apr 02

Harvard GSAS Business Club: Jargon Jungle - Overview of Financial Asset Classes & An Introduction to the Vocabulary of the Stock Market

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building B103 (Basement level), 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

The financial industry is notorious for its own language, from commonplace stocks (“equities”) and bonds (“fixed income”) to the more esoteric vocabulary of options and risk management. This workshop will cover some of the basic terminology used in the stock market, including:

· “Assets” and “asset classes”

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2018 Mar 27

RLL, etc: Screening of the Documentary Polio. A Chronicle of a Negligence, and Discussion with the Filmmaker Montserrat Armengou

6:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Room (110), 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Film in Catalan/Spanish with English subtitles 
Sponsors: The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Observatorio - Instituto Cervantes at Harvard, Institut Ramon Llull, University of Massachusetts-Armherst

https://rll.fas.harvard.edu/event/film-screening-and-director-montserrat-armenoou

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2018 Mar 31

Phillips Brooks House Association and the Union of Minority Neighborhoods: Poverty Teach-In

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Poverty Teach-in

March 31st, 10AM-3PM in Science Center

Learn from leaders in the field of housing, health care, employment, student debt, dental care, criminal justice, hunger, and human/social services, immigration, youth and seniors.

The Phillips...

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