Elsewhere at Harvard

2019 Feb 21

History & Literature Seminar - "Becoming Mary Sully: Toward an American Indian Abstract"

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room (Room #110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

Professor Philip Deloria will give this semester's Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, February 21 from 6:00-7:30 pm in Barker 110. Deloria is the Chair of the Committee on Degrees in History & Literature and Professor of History at Harvard University. His research and teaching focus on the social, cultural and political histories of the relations among...

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2019 Feb 11

WIGH Seminar: Edwin Ackerman, "Dispossession and the Party Form: The Case of the MNR in Post-revolutionary Bolivia"

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

Talk Title: "Dispossession and the Party Form: The Case of the MNR in Post-revolutionary Bolivia"

Speaker: Edwin Ackerman, WIGH Visiting Fellow; Assistant Professor of Sociology, Syracuse University

Hosted by: The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

Note: The seminar paper is available by request to jbarnard[at]wcfia.harvard.edu one week ahead of time.

2019 Feb 12

History and Economics Seminar - ‘For the benefit of the masses’: Socialist thinking before Socialism in Calcutta (1843-46)

4:15am

Location: 

CGIS-S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Rosinka Chaudhuri (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta)

Talk Title: ‘For the benefit of the masses’: Socialist thinking before Socialism in Calcutta (1843-46)

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2019 Feb 19

Memorial Service for Professor Roger Owen

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Memorial Church, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

Professor Roger Owen's memorial service will be held from 2-4 PM on February 19 at Harvard Memorial Church, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA. 

2019 Feb 06

Becoming Mary Sully: Toward an American Indian Abstract

6:00pm

Location: 

Room 133, Barker Center

Presented by Philip Deloria (Professor of History, Harvard Universtiy)

With respondant Karen Kramer (Curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture, Peabody Essex Museum)

Co-sponsored with the American Literature and Culture Seminar

2018 Dec 14

Conference: Money as a Democratic Medium

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Law School

This conference regards money as a public project. It brings scholars, journalists, and policymakers into conversation about how to realize its democratic possibilities, past and present. Topics that will be covered include economic development, financialization and inequality, assault gun sales, postal banking, a federal job guarantee, and monetary politics.

 

The conference is geared toward scholars and students, at...

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2018 Dec 07

TRACE: Artisanal Intelligence, Material Agency, and Ritual Technology in South Asian Art

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard University

The ‘material turn’ in art history opened new avenues for research with fresh approaches that shift our attention from considering an object as a static thing in an absolute state to putting more emphasis on the process of making and its use and reuse. A chipped area in a miniature painting is no longer an unfortunate loss but a site of excavation for information about material conditions of production and use, while unfinished surface in a stone sculpture provides a laboratory to explore artisans’ hands at work.

This symposium brings together scholars whose research embraces...

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2018 Dec 03

How to Read Armenian (Art)

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The 2018-19 CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents:

Christina Maranci

Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian art and architectural history, Tufts University

 

Christina Maranci is the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian art and architectural history at Tufts University and is also Chair of the Department. She has held visiting positions in Armenian art at the University of Chicago and...

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