Elsewhere at Harvard

2020 Oct 15

Saul Zaritt: Jewish American Writing and World Literature: A Symposium

6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Saul Noam Zaritt, Associate Professor of Yiddish Literature, Harvard University

In conversation with Sunny Yudkoff, Assistant Professor, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Adriana X. Jacobs, Associate Professor and Cowley Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Literature, University of Oxford

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2020 Oct 26

Katrin Kogman-Appel: A Jewish Look at World Politics: The Catalan Mappamundi (Majorca, 1375)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Katrin Kogman-Appel: A Jewish Look at World Politics: The Catalan Mappamundi (Majorca, 1375)

Katrin Kogman-Appel, Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Jewish Studies, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Institut für Jüdische Studien

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

When: Oct 26, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

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2020 Oct 01

Brandon Terry Lecture: Part of HKS's The Fierce Urgency of Now

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Zoom (RSVP Required)

AAAS Professor Brandon Terry will be the featured speaker on Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 1:30-2:30pm (Eastern) as part of the Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy's signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now.

The series features Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South.   The Fierce Urgency...

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2020 Oct 01

On Account of Sex (1920)

4:00pm

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The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 did not “give” women the vote. Rather, it established a negative: that the right to vote could not be abridged on account of sex alone. When the amendment passed, many women were already voting in states that allowed them to do so. Moreover, even after its passage, African Americans in the South remained disfranchised by race; some immigrant women were blocked from voting by national status; and many women in US territories overseas remained disfranchised by the ways the American empire bounded citizenship.

This “big ideas” session...

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2020 Sep 30

Faculty Works in Progress: Rachel Love (Classics)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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In Short, the Republic: Florus and the (Re)Written Republic

This paper explores the legacy of ab urbe condita historiography under the Principate. Beginning with Fabius Pictor, historiography was born in Rome as a practice that sought to record the entire timeline of Roman history, yet this traditional mode of writing found both apex and end in Livy. After the Ab Urbe Condita, imperial Latin writers turned to abbreviated formats (i.e. epitomes) to write histories that attempted to record the full Roman timeline. Using Florus’ Epitome as a case study, the paper...

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2021 Apr 15

Dror Wahrman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), "The Prince, the Jeweler and the Mogul: The Paradoxes on an Early Modern Object".

4:00pm

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Dror Wahrman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), The Prince, the Jeweler and the Mogul: The Paradoxes on an Early Modern Object". Sponsored by the Early Modern History Workshop. Please register here: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApcuqspzwpGtKqc-gQcsVjIny7xJSIUArV Read more about Dror Wahrman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), "The Prince, the Jeweler and the Mogul: The Paradoxes on an Early Modern Object".
2021 Apr 07

Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Paulina Alberto

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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The workshop on “Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America” will feature a discussion of Paulina Alberto. “Black Legend: “El Negro” Raúl Grigera and Racial Storytelling in Modern Argentina” (forthcoming manuscript), with author present. Please email therzog at fas.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event. Read more about Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Paulina Alberto
2021 Mar 24

Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Adriana Chira

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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The workshop on “Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America” will feature a discussion of Adriana Chira, “Peripheral Freedoms: Afro-Descendant Cubans, Law, and Racial Identity, 1791-1868 (forthcoming manuscript), with author present. Please email therzog at fas.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event. Read more about Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Adriana Chira
2021 Mar 10

Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Yuko Miki

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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The workshop on “Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America” will feature a discussion of Yuko Miki, Frontiers of Citizenship: A Black and Indigenous History of Postocolonial Brazil. New York: Cambridge University Press,  2018, with author present. Please email therzog at fas.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event. Read more about Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Yuko Miki
2021 Mar 04

(Early Modern Workshop) Tense Futures: Shakespeare's Macbeth and Gwinne's Tres Sibyllae

4:00pm

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Daniel Blank (Harvard Society of Fellows), "Tense Futures: Shakespeare's Macbeth and Gwinne's Tres Sibyllae". Co-sponsored by the Renaissance Colloquium, Dept of English, and the Early Modern History Workshop. Please register here:

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2021 Feb 24

Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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The workshop on “Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America” will feature a discussion of Jeffrey Alan Erbig, Jr. Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2020, with author present. Please email therzog at fas.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event. Read more about Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America, with Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

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