Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Mar 03

Warren Center: "Collection Development Strategies for American History at Harvard"

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Lamont Forum Room

David Gary-Thursday March 3, 2016

11:00am-12:00pm/ in Lamont Forum Room located in Lamont Library

David Gary is the Kaplanoff Librarian for American History at Yale University Library where he is the collection development, reference, and instruction specialist in American history, American Studies, African American Studies, and the English-speaking Caribbean.  As the outreach specialist in those fields he participates in the scholarly community of Yale through attendance at lectures,...

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2016 Jun 08

Seventh Worldwide Conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA)

Wed Jun 8 (All day) to Sun Jun 12 (All day)

Location: 

Cambridge and Boston

The Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA) is pleased to announce that the Seventh SEAA Worldwide Conference will be held in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on June 8-12, 2016. The conference will be hosted by the Department of Anthropology...

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2016 Apr 20

SoHP / Standing Committee on Archaeology: "Dominic Powlesland (McDonald Institute, Cambridge University): on the archaeology of landscapes"

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Yenching Auditorium

A joint SoHP/SCA lecture by Dominic Powlesland

Following a visit to what appeared to be the bleakest quarry in the North of England in 1977 an Archaeological Research Project developed from a small rescue excavation examining an early Anglo-Saxon cemetery being destroyed by quarrying. This project has combined at various times the largest excavation in Europe and the largest geophysical survey in the world, has been the setting for pioneering work in applied technology in archaeology, transformed and...

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2016 Mar 02

Committee on Archaeology: "Production, Power, and the Spread of Metal Technologies in the Caucasus, 1500-500 BC"

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Room S354 (third floor), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Nathaniel Erb-Satullo (Harvard)

How do systems of existing technological knowledge impact the adoption of new innovations? Two models are readily apparent: one that envisions skills and technologies building upon one another and stimulating further innovation, and another in which established traditions engender a culture of conservatism and resistance to change. In the latter model,...

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2016 Feb 26

Hutchins Center / Harvard Book Store: "Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights"

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Catherine J. Ross

Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School

 Lessons in Censorship:

How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights

 Co-sponsored with the ...

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2016 Apr 20

Colloquium for Int Hist: Arendt Lecture Series : "Hannah Arendt: Thought Defying Evil"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room
In 1946 Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers corresponded about the nature of evil and German guilt. The seeds of Arendt’s thinking about evil can be traced back to their exchange. Bernstein critically examines Arendt’s understanding of radical evil in The Origins of Totalitarianism and its relation the banality of evil in Eichmann in Jerusalem.He also relates Arendt discussion of evil to Primo Levi’s reflections on evil.
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2016 Apr 06

Arendt Lecture Series:"Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room

Arendt Lecture Series

In Spring 2016, the Political Theory Colloquium, Intellectual History Colloquium, and Center for Jewish Studies will be co-hosting a series of talks on the work of Hannah Arendt. All events will be held in the Center for European Studies (Busch Hall), Lower Level Conference Room: 

Benjamin Wurgaft (MIT), "Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual". (...
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2016 Mar 30

Center for Jewish Studies: Arendt Lecture Series: "Eichmann in Jerusalem: Conscience, Normality, and Rule of Narrative"

5:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room

Arendt Lecture Series

In Spring 2016, the Political Theory Colloquium, Intellectual History Colloquium, and Center for Jewish Studies will be co-hosting a series of talks on the work of Hannah Arendt. All events will be held in the Center for European Studies (Busch Hall), Lower Level Conference Room: ...
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2016 Mar 09

Harvard Government Political Theory Colloquium: "Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body"

6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Lower Level Conference Room

Arendt Lecture Series

In Spring 2016, the Political Theory Colloquium, Intellectual History Colloquium, and Center for Jewish Studies will be co-hosting a series of talks on the work of Hannah Arendt. All events will be held in the Center for European Studies (Busch Hall), Lower Level Conference Room: 

Patchen Markell (Chicago), "Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body". (...

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2016 Mar 03

Radcliffe: "Ways with Words: Exploring Language and Gender"

(All day)

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA


This two-day symposium is a snapshot of the state of language in today's society as it relates to, mirrors, and affects perceptions of gender. Anthropologists, authors, computer scientists, journalists, linguists, performing artists, politicians, and psychologists will explore different facets of the interplay of gender and language.


The conference begins on Thursday evening with "Plays with Words," an evening about language and gender in comedy, featuring comedian Cameron Esposito and ImprovBoston. March 4 brings a full day of panels that...

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2016 Mar 18

ACLA Seminar: "China" in Definition Seminar @ The American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting

Fri - Sat, Mar 23 to Mar 24, 2:00pm - 3:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South S010 - Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

<<Please join us for the most exciting event in China Studies>>

"China" in Definition Seminar @ The American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting

March 18, 2016 
2:00pm-3:45pm
4:00pm-5:45pm

March 19, 2016 
2:00pm-3:45pm

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2016 Feb 19

BU: Translating J.V. Foix’s Daybook 1918: The Strangeness of Minority

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 625
Translation Seminar
Lawrence Venuti, Professor of English at Temple University, is a translation theorist and historian as well as a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan. He is the author of The Translator’s Invisibility: A History of Translation (2nd ed., 2008), The Scandals of Translation: Towards an Ethics of Difference (1998), and Translation Changes Everything: Theory and Practice (2013), as well as the editor of The Translation...
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