Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2017 Mar 07

Radcliffe: War and the Soundscapes of Memory: A Lecture by Jeremy Eichler

4:15pm

Location: 

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

 

Fellows' Presentation, Lectures

War and the Soundscapes of Memory

2016–2017 Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities

As the generation with a living memory of the Second World War recedes, the critic and cultural historian Jeremy Eichler...

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2017 Mar 03

Radcliffe: Universities and Slavery: Bound by History

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History
  • Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
  • Daniel Carpenter, director of the social sciences program at the Radcliffe Institute and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government

Cost: Free

Contact Info: ...

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2017 Feb 16

SOLD OUT: Radcliffe: Gender, Politics, and Imagination: An Afternoon with Jennifer Finney Boylan

4:15pm

Location: 

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

 

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Jennifer Finney Boylan, Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence, Barnard College of Columbia University; Chair of the Board of GLAAD; Op-ed columnist, New York Times

Cost: Free

Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu

Notes:  Jennifer Finney Boylan will speak about privilege, politics, and poetics. After the lecture, Harvard...

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