Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Dec 01

SoHP: "The Fall of the Roman Empire: How should we study it in the 21st century?"

5:15pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South - S020 Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Part of the Lecture Series: What's New in the Fall of the Roman Empire

Speaker:
Michael McCormick
Francis goelet Professor of Medieval History
Chair, Steering Committee, Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard

Chair:
David Reich
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

With comments by:
Dimiter Angelov
Dumbarton Oaks...

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2017 Apr 26

Latin American History Seminar: “The Long Spanish Civil War in Chile”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Kirsten Weld
John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

 

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

Papers would be posted on class...

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2017 Apr 12

Latin American History Seminar: Abstract Art and the Paradoxes of Race in 1950s Cuba

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

*Note- schedule and title change.

Kirsten Weld will now speak on April 26th.

Cary Garcia Yero
Harvard History Graduate Student

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

Papers would be posted on class website at least a week before the seminar takes place...

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2017 Mar 22

Latin American History Seminar: “The Jewish Inca of Paititi and Guaman Poma’s Torah: Indians, Portuguese conversos, and the Jewification of the Spanish Monarchy.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
(University of Texas at Austin)

 

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

Papers would be posted on class website at least a week before the seminar takes place.

Papers will also be available by email upon request to...

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2017 Mar 08

Latin American History Seminar: “Baptized and Free: Childhood Manumission as Constructive Re-enslavement in Seventeenth-Century Peru.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Michelle McKinley
(The University of Oregon)

 

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

Papers would be posted on class website at least a week before the seminar takes place.

Papers will also be available by email upon request to ...

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2017 Mar 01

Latin American History Seminar: “Enslaved Tongues: Plotting Translation in Seventeenth-Century Cartagena de Indias.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Larissa Brewer-Garcia
(The University of Chicago)

 

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

Papers would be posted on class website at least a week before the seminar takes place.

Papers will also be available by email upon request to ...

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2017 Feb 15

DRCLAS: “Governing difference in Colonial South American Borderlands. From Ethnographic knowledge to missionary practice.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA


Latin American History Seminar:
 

Annualy Parry LectureGuillermo Wilde
(CONICET and Universidad Nacional de San Martin, Argentina)

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American...

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2017 Feb 01

Latin American History Seminar: “Pathways to peace: Caribbean solutions to conflict beneath the radar of the European plantocracy”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Ivor L. Miller
University of Calabar, Nigeria, and research fellow at Boston University

Guest Presentations for the:

 

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

 

Papers would be posted on class website at least a week before the seminar takes place.

Papers will...

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2016 Nov 09

Mahindra Humanities: "Dark and Stormy: Reflections on the Election"

6:00pm

Location: 

Emerson Hall Rm. 105, 25 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Participants

Danielle Allen
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

David Laibson
Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Jill Lepore
David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History, Harvard University

Free and open to the public.

 

2016 Nov 07

Mahindra Humanities History of the Book "Gleaning" with Juliet Fleming

5:00pm

Location: 

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

 

History of the Book

Juliet Fleming, New York University

Gleaning

Abstract

In a late essay Heidegger used the figure of gleaning to describe the contemplative experience of reading: "Lego, legein, Latin legere, is the same word as our lesen [to collect]: gleaning, collecting wood, harvesting grapes, making a selection, 'reading [lesen] a book' is just a variant of 'gathering' in the authentic sense [‘ein Buch lesen’ is nur ein Abort des ‘Lesens’ in eigentlichen Sinne.] This means laying one thing next to another, bringing them together as one [in...

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2016 Nov 07

Hutchins Center: Transition 121 Event: Readings from "Childhood"

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA

Join Transition magazine at the Harvard Book Store for the launch of issue 121 “Childhood.” Guest editor Amy Fish will be joined by Chris King, Grace Aneiza Ali, and local youth writers for readings from the issue and beyond.

In issue 121, authors consider symbolic and ideological deployments of black childhood and...

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