Elsewhere at Harvard

2020 Mar 03

Out of Bounds: A Transatlantic Conversation about Racism and Sports

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Ave

"Out of Bounds: A Transatlantic Conversation about Racism and Sports"

LILIAN THURAM
French World Cup-winning defender; Founder, Fondation Lilian Thuram

ALLISON FEASTER
Retired WNBA player; Boston Celtics Director of Player Development

Facilitated by THERESA MOORE
President and Founder, T-Time Productions

Free and open to the public • RSVPs requested here

The address for Austin...

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2020 Feb 28

AAAS 50th Anniversary Symposium

(All day)

Harvard University welcomes all supporters of African American Studies to attend a two-day symposium to celebrate 50 years of African and African American studies at Harvard.

Both days of the symposium are free and open to the public. Registration is not required, however, seating for Saturday’s events is limited and general admission, so arriving early is recommended. The entire symposium will be broadcast via live stream on the department’s YouTube page
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2020 Feb 24

Modernism and Political Modernity: Tunisian Art in the Time of Bourguiba (1957-1979)

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

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

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents:

Modernism and Political Modernity: Tunisian Art in the Time of Bourguiba (1957-1979)

Speaker: Ridha Moumni, Tunisia Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Ridha Moumni obtained his Ph.D in Art History and Archaeology from the Sorbonne, in Paris. His research explores Tunisian classical, modern and contemporary art from a global and transnational perspective, with a specific interest in collecting practices and intellectual...

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2020 Feb 27

Border Inhumanities: A Conversation on the U.S. Southern Border

6:00pm

Location: 

Room 210, Emerson Hall

According to the 2018 World Migration Report, there will be 405 million international migrants by 2050. Amid climate change, geopolitical instabilities, and authoritarian nationalism, borders have become crucial sites of both proliferating cruelty and outpourings of solidarity. Many of us are asking: How did we get here? And what can we do? This series brings together scholars and activists from multiple fields who can help us confront these questions with humanistic sensibility and depth of knowledge.

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2020 Feb 20

Citizenship in Crisis: The Anti-CAA Protests and the Future of India

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

TSAI Auditorium, CGIS South

Citizenship in Crisis: The Anti-CAA Protests and the Future of India

Discussants:

Suraj Yengde, Dalit scholar, activist and postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Esha Meher, Lawyer, Supreme Court of India

Hemanth Bharatha Chakravarthy, Sophomore, Harvard College

 

Moderated by:

Professor...

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2020 Feb 14

Harvard-Princeton Early Modern Grad Conference in Early Modern History: “From Extracting Treasure to Creating Knowledge: Early Modernities”

(All day)

Location: 

Location change! See posting for more information

Feb 14-15, 2020
Harvard-Princeton Early Modern Grad Conference in Early Modern History:
“From Extracting Treasure to Creating Knowledge: Early Modernities.”

Friday Feb 14, 1:30pm-7:10pm in CGIS S020 Belfer Case Study room (note change from previously announced location)

Saturday Feb 15, 9am-3pm in Robinson Hall, Hist Dept conference room.

Program available here: https://earlymod.fas.harvard.edu/conferences

2020 Feb 20

History Reconsidered: Poetry Reading with Clint Smith

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Clint Smith is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University and an Emerson Fellow at New America. His writing has been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic, Poetry Magazine, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. His first full-length collection of poetry, Counting Descent, published in 2016, won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award. His debut nonfiction book, How the Word Is...

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