Elsewhere at Harvard

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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2016 Feb 17

Weatherhead Center: Beyond the Headlines Understanding And Misunderstanding Islam

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA
The theme of the 2015–2016 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution is negotiation, conflict, and the news media. Featured speakers are Ali S. Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures and Director of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Program in Islamic Studies, Harvard University and Jeff Seul, Lecturer on the Practice of Peace at Harvard Divinity School and Chairman of the Peace Appeal Foundation.
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2016 Feb 17

CMES: The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy And Doomsday Vision Of The Islamic State

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffmann Room
The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaida. How has it attracted so many followers and conquered so much land in its relatively brief existence? McCants will discuss the Islamic State’s history, tactics, and goals, and the many ways in which it is more ruthless, more apocalyptic, and more devoted to state-building than any of its predecessors or current competitors.

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