Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 03

Hutchins Center: “The Story of Swahili” Panel Discussion

4:00pm

Location: 

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

Panel discussion: “The Story of Swahili” 

Featuring author John M. Mugane, Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures and Director of the African Language Program in the Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Moderated by:
Marcyliena Morgan, Harvard University

Panelists:

Ali Asani, Harvard University

Laura...

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2016 Mar 09

Intellectual History: "How Do You Say ‘Genocide’ in Yiddish? The Forgotten Jewish Politics of Raphael Lemkin"

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South - S-354, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

James Loeffler, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia

 James Loeffler is the author of The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire (Yale, 2010), which won numerous awards in Slavic Studies, Jewish Studies, Music, and...

 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm 

CGIS S-354

Jews of Russia/Eastern...

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2016 Apr 12

Mahindra Humanities: Toni Morrison: Lecture Six: The Foreigner's Home

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Events are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on the day of each lecture. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or online(handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:45pm.

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2016 Apr 11

Mahindra Humanities: Toni Morrison: Lecture Five: Narrating the Other

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Events are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on the day of each lecture. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or online(handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:45pm.

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2016 Mar 22

Mahindra Humanities: Toni Morrison: Lecture Four: Configurations of Blackness

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Events are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on the day of each lecture. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or online(handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:45pm.

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2016 Mar 09

Mahindra Humanities: Toni Morrison: Lecture Three: The Color Fetish

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Events are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on the day of each lecture. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or online(handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:45pm.

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2016 Mar 08

Mahindra Humanities: Toni Morrison: Lecture Two: Being and Becoming the Stranger

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Events are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available starting at noon on the day of each lecture. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or online(handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 3:45pm.

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2016 Feb 29

Fairbank Center: Understanding Religious Change in China: Connecting History and Anthropology

10:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Presentations Include:
• Donald Sutton (Carnegie Mellon University): “Chinese Rituals and the Problem of Sincerity: Applying Seligman, Weller, Puett and Simon’s Ritual and Its Consequences to Late Imperial and Modern China.”

• P. Steven Sangren (Cornell University): “Alienation and Creativity: Desire and Imagination in Ritual Processes”

• James Robson (Harvard University): “Filling Out the Archive: A Brief Reflection on the Need for a Historically Informed Anthropology and an Anthropologically Informed History”

• ...

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2016 Apr 01

DRCLAS: Cuba Studies Program: "Cuba, the Land of Opportunity?: Reflections on Agricultural Possibilities, 1898 and 2014"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge St.

Leida Fernández Prieto is a visiting scholar at DRCLAS for the academic year 2015-16. She holds a Ph.D from the University of Havana, Cuba and is a Researcher of the Comparative Studies Group on Caribbean and Atlantic World in the Institute of History at Spanish National Research Council. Previously she was a Researcher at the Center for the Study of the History of Science and Technology and National Museum of History of Science and Technology “Carlos J. Finlay”, Academy of Sciences of Cuba (1991-2006)....

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2016 Mar 23

DRCLAS: RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture - Raúl Zurita: Sky Below

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-010 (Tsai Auditorium), 1730 Cambridge St.

Through a bilingual poetry reading and lecture, Raúl Zurita, Chile’s renowned poet and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, along with Anna Deeny, his translator and anthologist, will explore the trajectory of his works, and engage in dialogue with the audience.

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Lectura bilingüe de poesía, donde el poeta chileno y Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, Raúl Zurita junto a su traductora y antologadora Anna Deeny, hará un recorrido por su obra y dialogará con el público.

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2016 Mar 22

DRCLAS: Tuesday Seminar Series: "Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elite, and Regime Change"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Robert R. Kaufman, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University

Professor Kaufman will highlight some of the major findings of his forthcoming book with Stephan Haggard. The talk will focus on how economic inequality and political institutions have affected the stability of democratic regimes emerging throughout the world during the “third wave” of democratization.  The implications for the future of Latin American democracies will receive particular attention.   

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