Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Nov 01

Divinity School: Victims and Survivors: Personal Testimonies to Life Beyond Sex Trafficking

5:15pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave. Cambridge

 

Stories of the victims and survivors of sex trafficking will help us see how the lack of conversations about sex and love drives the sex trafficking industry, as well as how religion and spirituality lead this conversation.

This event is the second seminar in a series of Junior Fellow seminars at CSWR. The event is organized by CSWR resident Evelyn Nam.

 

2016 Nov 28

Davis Center: "The Event" Film Screening

7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium) 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

In August 1991 a failed coup d'état attempt (known as Putsch) led by a group of hard-core communists in Moscow, ended the 70-year-long rule of the Soviets. The USSR collapsed soon after, and the tricolour of the sovereign Russian Federation flew over Kremlin. As president Gorbachev was...

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2016 Nov 22

DRCLAS: Tuesday Seminar Series: Peace in Colombia in Historical Perspective

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

 

Speaker: Robert Karl, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University; Santander Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS

From land restitution to the role of victims’ voices in reconciliation, Colombia’s ongoing peace process has its parallels in largely forgotten events that transpired more than a half-century ago. This talk examines what Colombian history can – and cannot – tell us about the...

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2016 Nov 17

DRCLAS: Arts and Sciences Workshop: Indisciplinarity: Analyzing Literature and Visual Culture in Turn of the Century Latin America

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

 

Speaker: Alejandra Uslenghi, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Northwestern University

Series chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

More information forthcoming....

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2016 Nov 15

DRCLAS Cuba Study Abroad Program Info Session

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office of International Education, 77 Dunster St., Cambridge, MA

 

Come learn about the fall 2017 DRCLAS study abroad program in Havana, Cuba!

Note: Info session will take place at the Office of International Education, 77 Dunster St.

 

2016 Nov 10

DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program: Conspiração e Orgias: Sexuality, Anticommunism, and the Right in Cold War Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street

 

Speaker: Benjamin A. Cowan, Assistant Professor, History and Art History, George Mason University

This research draws on previously untapped archives to argue that Cold War struggles against “subversion” must be understood in cultural terms, as a reaction to the consequences—real and perceived—of modernization. Inscribing Brazil’s Cold War military dictatorship (1964-1985) into a century-...

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