Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 06

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

Location: 

Talk: CGIS K262 Reception: CGIS Knafel Bldg. 4th Floor, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA
4:30pm to 6:30pm

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

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building (K262),Bowie-Vernon Room, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
6:00pm to 7:30pm

 

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

Location: 

W New York–Union Square, 201 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10003
6:30pm

 

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

Location: 

Northwest Building, Lecture Hall B103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA - Free Event Parking in 52 Oxford Street Garage (Oxford and Everett St. Intersection)
6:00pm to 7:30pm

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

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
6:00pm to 8:00pm

 

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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2017 Apr 10

DRCLAS Hispanic Cultures Seminar: The Legacy of Lygia Clark's Structuring of the Self

Location: 

Barker Center, Nebel Room 359, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
12:00pm

For more information see the DRCLAS website. 

Lygia Clark (1920–1988) was a leading abstract artist at the forefront of the Neoconcrete movement in Brazil. She developed her artistic practice by increasingly experimenting with sensory experience, leading to her Objetos sensoriais (Sensorial objects). These objects—often made of...

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2017 Apr 08

DRCLAS: 8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy

Location: 

Harvard Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
4:00pm to 5:00pm

 

For more information see the DRCLAS website

In 1943, President Roosevelt spoke at Monterrey, Mexico noting Mexico’s contributions of military support and farm laborers to the war effort. “Our two countries,” he stated, “owe their independence to the fact that your ancestors and mine held the same truths to be worth fighting for and dying for… No less important than the military cooperation...

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