Elsewhere at Harvard

2017 Apr 20

CES:Explaining Modernization of Jews in Nineteenth Century Italy

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Jews in Modern Europe Study Group: 

SPEAKER

Marco Di Giulio

Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, Program of Judaic Studies & Italian Department Franklin & Marshall College

This talk will analyze how modern Jewish translations of traditional religious texts into Italian have served as a platform for ethnic self-definition and, more recently, for engaging in forms of identity politics.

About

Unlike German Jews, who had generated eight translations of the Bible...

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2017 Mar 10

CES Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800: Bringing Class Back In: Cultural Bubbles and American Political Polarization

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

 

SPEAKER

Kathleen McNamara

Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University

 

** Please note: Those planning to attend events in this series should read the paper that will be posted on the CES website before the seminar.**

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2017 Feb 28

CES: Varieties of European Women's Movements?

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Seminar on Social Exclusion and Inclusion:

SPEAKER

Silke Roth

Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, University of Southampton

 

European women's and feminist movements reflect European (and world) history, along with cultural and political differences. The mobilization of women and feminists in Europe has been shaped by colonialism and post-colonial relations, fascism, the Cold War, varieties of capitalism, the strength of labor...

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2017 Feb 24

CES: Seminar on the State and Capitalism since 1800: Does Material Hardship Affect Political Preferences? It Depends on the Political Context

2:15pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

SPEAKER

Charlotte Cavaillé

Assistant professor of Political Science, Georgetown University

 

To what extent does material hardship affect political preferences? We argue that preference updating happens at the intersection of contextual pull factors, such as
elite discourse, and individual push factors, such as an individual’s economic conditions. One key implication is that individuals are more likely to translate personal
hardship into higher support for left-wing...

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2017 Feb 16

CES: The Holocaust and Photography: New Perspectives

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Jews In Modern Europe Study Group

SPEAKER

Michael Berkowitz

Professor of Modern Jewish History, Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College, London

The presentation is based on Berkowitz's current research, conducted most recently at Yad Vashem and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, on the engagement of European Jewry with photography in the interwar period and the Holocaust. This is part of a history of an occupational cohort across Europe that most scholars have been reticent...

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2017 Feb 23

Radcliffe: Women's History Seminars: Sexuality of History, History of Sexuality - Registration Required

5:30pm

Location: 

Radcliffe, Fay House, Sheerr Room, 10 Garden St. in Cambridge

Register on the Radcliffe Website

Women's History Seminars

Sexuality of History, History of Sexuality

 

MODERATOR:

Jen Manion, Associate Professor of History, Amherst College

PANELISTS:

Susan S....

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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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