Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Dec 14

Radcliffe: Contagion and the Sacred in Mexico: Epidemic Disease, Indigenous Death, and the Birth of New World Christianity

4:00pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

 

 

Jennifer Scheper Hughes

2016–2017

Maury Green Fellow

 

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Jennifer Scheper Hughes RI '17

At Radcliffe, Jennifer Scheper Hughes is completing a monograph, titled “Contagion and the Sacred in Mexico,” that explores the...

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2017 Jan 18

Harvard Book Store: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich discusses "A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870"

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Book Store welcomes the Pulitzer Prize–winning Harvard historian and author of A Midwife's Tale LAUREL THATCHER ULRICH for a discussion of her latest book, A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835–1870.

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2016 Dec 14

Harvard Book Store: Jane Kamensky discusses "A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley"

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome JANE KAMENSKY—Professor of History at Harvard University and author of The Exchange Artist—for a discussion of her latest book, A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley.

About A Revolution in Color

Boston in the 1740s: a bustling port at the edge of the British empire. A boy comes of age...

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2016 Dec 16

Christmas Revels 2016 - An Acadian/Cajun Celebration of the Winter Solstice

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 

ORGANIZATION/SPONSORRevels Inc.
COSTValue Prices: Adults: $54, $42, $25; Children 11 and under: $38, $30, $13
TICKET WEB LINKwww.boxoffice.harvard.edu
TICKET INFOThe Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
  
DETAILS

The 46th annual Christmas Revels. An Acadian/Cajun Celebration of the Winter Solstice. 17...

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2016 Dec 15

Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry & Medicine: “From Attendants to Nurses: Philanthropy, Psychiatry and American Nursing 1940-1955”

4:00pm

Location: 

Minot Room, fifth floor Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

 

 
WHENThursday, Dec. 15, 2016, 4 p.m.
WHEREMinot Room, fifth floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA 02115
GAZETTE CLASSIFICATIONHealth Sciences, Lecture, Science
ORGANIZATION/SPONSORDepartment of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital and the Center for the History of...
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2016 Dec 14

CMES: Exhibition: Tunis: The Hara, 19th & 20th century photographs

Wed - Tue, Dec 19 to Dec 25, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St., Cambridge

 

ORGANIZATION/SPONSORCenter for Middle Eastern Studies
COSTFree and open to the public
CONTACT INFOelizabethflanagan@fas.harvard.edu
  
DETAILS

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents an exhibition of photographs of 'Tunis: The Hara'. Organized by Margaux Fitoussi, MTS candidate, Harvard Divinity School.

Since...

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2016 Dec 13

DRCLAS: Talk + Tour - On Curating: Displacement

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St / Carpenter Center, Level 3, 24 Quincy St

 

Contending with issues of ephemerality and loss within the geopolitical sphere of late-20th century South America, the artworks on view in Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now find deep resonance in the groundbreaking display next door at the Harvard Art Museums’ exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning. Curators Mary Schneider Enriquez and Liz Munsell will tour the two exhibitions in tandem, discussing issues of endurance, temporality, and the political power of the artist within Latin America then and now.

The ...

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2016 Dec 08

BOK Center Holiday Open House

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Room 318, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge

 

 

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     You are cordially invited to the annual

                   BOK CENTER
           HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE


           Thursday, December 8th
                 2:00pm - 3:30pm

            Science Center Room 318

Please join us to ...

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2017 Feb 08

Davis Center: Messiah or "Simple Son"? Theodor Herzl and East European Jewry | Derek Penslar

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S250

 

This talk employs Theodor Herzl’s relationship with eastern European Jewry as a case study of the social construction of charisma and the legitimization of leadership. There was considerable tension between Theodor Herzl and the Eastern European Zionist activists who had founded the Lovers of Zion movement more than a decade before Herzl burst upon the scene. They viewed Herzl with a mixture of veneration, envy, suspicion, and derision. Yet it was Herzl, not they, who captured the attention of the masses, dazzled them with his very strangeness, and replenished their self-...

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2016 Dec 07

DRCLAS: Student Info Session: Summer Opportunities with DRCLAS

4:30pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216

 

Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August, 2017.

Programs Offered:
• Summer Internship Program (SIP) in ArgentinaBrazilChileMexico Peru
• Health & Spanish Immersion Program...

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2016 Dec 08

DRCLAS: Arts and Sciences Workshop: Unfinished Transitions: Reading Rural Modernity in Latin America

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

 

Speaker: Ericka Beckman, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Pennsylvania

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

In this workshop we will discuss how fiction represented historical transitions to capitalism in rural twentieth-century Latin America. Against commonplace assumptions about the rural as backward, traditional and/or feudal (in contrast with...

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