Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Apr 03

Reischauer Institute: Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta Concert at Boston Symphony Hall

8:00pm

Location: 

Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA

On Sunday, April 3 at 8:00 p.m., the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta will make its American debut at Symphony Hall in a special performance commemorating the fifth anniversary of the environmental disasters that devastated northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011.

Created at the initiative of students from a number of Fukushima middle schools and high schools in the aftermath of the disasters, the Sinfonietta comes to Boston following sold-out performances at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall and Tokyo Opera City. The...

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2016 Apr 01

Mahindra Humanities: "Medieval Mysticism and Modern Philosophy"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

Ben Morgan (Oxford University), Varieties of Freedom: Eckhart, Seuse, ‘Sister Catherine’, and Forms of Agency in Recent Cognitive Science. Followed by a roundtable discussion with Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School), Racha Kirakosian (Harvard University), Niklaus Largier (University of California Berkeley), and Judith Ryan (Harvard University).

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, the Committee on...

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2016 Apr 21

Center for the History of Medicine: Prescription Drug Abuse in American History: Lessons from a Century of Failures and Occasional Successes

5:30pm

Location: 

Carl W. Walter Amphitheater, Tosteson Medical Education Center, Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115

The Boston Medical Library presents the 12th J. Worth Estes, M.D. History of Medicine Lecture:

Prescription Drug Abuse in American History:

Lessons from a Century of Failures and Occasional Successes

 

David Herzberg, Ph.D.: Associate Professor in the Department of History,...

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2016 Mar 29

Harvard Extension School: Public History Master Class with Ric Burns: "The Pilgrims” and Documentary Film as an Interpretive Tool

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library

Please join us for an intimate and inside perspective on the use of documentary film-making to communicate the past to the present by an expert in the field, Ric Burns. His Steeplechase Films most recently produced “The Pilgrims,” which aired on PBS’s American Experience last November to considerable acclaim. Using “The Pilgrims” a focal point for discussion of interpreting history through film, students will have a unique opportunity to engage Ric about the details of his process and background, and create a valuable experience in which the...

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2016 Mar 28

Harvard-Yenching Institute Roundtable on Asian Archaeology: Recent Discoveries and Controversies

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Lower Level Seminar Room, Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland St, Cambridge

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Asia Center, Harvard University

Panelists:
Parth R. Chauhan (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohali, Punjab, India) 
Piphal Heng (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of...
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2016 Mar 30

RLL: Desseins du livre en France, 1530-1590: Journée d'Étude des Amis de l'Atelier XVIe Siècle (Paris-Sorbonne)

9:30am

Location: 

Sr Common Room, Kirkland House, 95 Dunster Street

Event in French.

Cosponsored by the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities, The Robert F. Bacon Fund and The Renaissance Studies Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center

           See more at: http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/content/desseins-du-livre-en-france-1530-1590-journ%C3%A9e-d%C3%A9tude-des-amis-de-...

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2016 Mar 28

RLL: On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards

5:00pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403

Douglas Biow (University of Texas at Austin)
On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards (University of Pennsylvania Press)
Respondent: Matt Collins
Second respondent: Amelia Linsky
DeBosis Colloquium in Italian Studies- open to the public – seating is limited

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2016 Mar 23

RLL: Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

4:00pm

Location: 

Room 110, Barker Center

Araceli Alonso, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nikumbuke: Women Turning Structural Violence into Health and Well-Being

This talk is a personal and professional reflection about the way in which the application of academic and scientific knowledge—backed up by commitment, creativity, collaboration and empathy—has created positive synergies towards equality, equity and human flourishing in seven communities of rural Kenya.

Cultural and Humanitarian Agents, Mahindra Humanities Center

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2016 Mar 21

RLL: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Erin Graff Zivin, University of Southern California

Arts and Sciences Workshop: “Reading after the death of reading: Levinas, Derrida and Ranciere in Latin America"

Mira Schendel: Untitled, de la serie "Objetos gráficos", 1967

Series chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Discussant: Rodrigo Del Río, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

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