Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Feb 06

Ash Center (HLS): Presidential Secrecy from Washington to Trump

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Join the Ash Center and the Institute of Politics for a conversation with: 

  • Norman L. Eisen

Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Special Assistant and Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, 2009-2011

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic (2011 – 2014)

  • Archon Fung

Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship and Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

  • Mary Graham

Co-Director, Transparency Policy Project, Ash...

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2017 Feb 15

Derek Bok Center: Dudley Herschbach Teacher/Scientist Lecture

4:00pm

Location: 

Pfizer Lecture Hall, B23, Mallinckrodt Building 12 Oxford St, Cambridge MA

 

“The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program: A Model for Dramatically Increasing Diversity at the PhD Level in Science and Engineering”

Keivan Stassun

Professor of Physics & Astronomy

Vanderbilt University

 

 

Wednesday, February 15 at 4 PM

Pfizer Lecture Hall — B23, Mallinckrodt Building

12 Oxford St, Cambridge MA

 

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2017 Apr 07

Radcliffe: Game Changers: Sports, Gender, and Society

8:00am to 5:00pm

 

The degree to which sports—broadly defined—permeates societies and cultures has never been greater, making it a revealing lens through which to understand many contemporary issues. The Radcliffe Institute conference “Game Changers: Sports, Gender, and Society” will explore the relationship between sports and gender in the United States and around the world.

The conference begins with an arts performance and conversation on Thursday evening: scenes from a work in progress by...

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2017 Mar 30

Radcliffe: Game Changers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (Writing Women Athletes into Wikipedia)

4:00pm

Location: 

Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street Cambridge, MA

 

Game Changers: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Join us on March 30, 2017, to write women athletes into Wikipedia. Entries about women are underrepresented in Wikipedia, the world’s largest online source of information. We will write new entries about women athletes and women’s sports, supplement current entries, and begin to address the imbalance.

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2017 Mar 09

MHC: Challenging Biological Essentialism with Embodied Histories of Health Inequities

5:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Rm. 133, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 

Gender and Sexuality

Nancy Krieger, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Abstract

A lurking biological essentialism infuses contemporary research on “health disparities.” Mindful of the long reach of early 20th century...

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2017 Jan 24

Mahindra Humanities: Tribute Women and the Cultivation of Beauty in the Conquest of Mexico

6:30pm

Location: 

Plimpton Room, 133 Barker Center

Martin Vega OlmendoEarly colonial accounts of the conquest of Mexico meticulously inventory the gold and sundry tribute items (fine cloths, turquoise, jewels) acquired by conquistadors in the service of the Spanish monarchy. Yet, within these accounts, another set of gifts—indigenous tribute women—intermittently appear in...

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2017 Feb 03

Cooper Gallery In Conversation: Roberto Diago with Curator, Alejandro de la Fuente

12:00pm

Location: 

Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

 

In Conversation: Roberto Diago with 
Curator, Alejandro de la Fuente 

Friday, Feb 3, 12 noon The Cooper Gallery

Co-sponsored by the Cuban Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Juan Roberto Diago is a leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, which has valiantly denounced the persistence of racism and discrimination in Cuban society. This exhibition of twenty-five mixed-media and installation artworks traces Diago’s vibrant career from the mid-1990s, when he began to...

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2017 Jan 25

Hutchins Center: The Trump Era: Hope in a Time of Escalating Despair | Cornel West

12:00pm

Location: 

​​​​​​​Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Cornel West,
Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies and the Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

The Trump Era: Hope in a Time of Escalating Despair

We celebrate Professor Cornel West’s return to Harvard at our inaugural Spring Colloquium. Just five days after Donald Trump takes office, Professor West will share his thoughts with us on where our country finds itself right now and the path forward for progressives and...

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