Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Oct 20

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 3: "Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands"

4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

2016 Oct 19

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 2 "Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia"

4:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

2016 Oct 18

Hutchins Center: Nathan I Huggins Lecture 1 "The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma"

4:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Thompson Room (110), 12 Quincy St., Cambridge

 

 

Charles Bonnet, Professor, University of Geneva; Membre de l’Institut de France

The Double Capital of Kush: Kerma and Dukki Gel

Tuesday, October 18th: The Urban Development of the Nubian City of Kerma

Wednesday, October 19th: Dukki Gel, an African Town in Nubia

Thursday, October 20th: Pnubs, an Egyptian Foundation in the Southern Lands

 

 

2016 Oct 26

Radcliffe: Using Genetics to Understand the Origin and Spread of the Indo-Europeans

4:00pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series

Lecture by Nick Patterson RI '17

Nick Patterson is studying how Indo-European, the largest language family on Earth, spread across Eurasia. There is rich genetic data available—including DNA from more than a hundred populations of India and ancient DNA from many relevant areas, including Iran and the Russian steppe.

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2016 Oct 11

Mahindra Humanities: "Ludic Music in Ancient Greek and Roman Theater"

6:00pm

Location: 

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

 

Timothy Moore, Washington University in St. Louis

Synopsis

Theater in ancient Greece and Rome was emphatically musical: extensive parts of almost all plays were performed to the accompaniment of a wind instrument called the aulos in Greek, tibia in Latin. An essential part of ancient theater’s music was its ludic nature. After examining briefly several examples of this phenomenon from both Greece and Rome, this paper reviews in detail the playful musical patterns of Mostellaria, a comedy by the Roman playwright Plautus.

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