Elsewhere at Harvard

2016 Feb 25

Radcliffe: How Numbers Lie: Intersectional Violence and the Quantification of Race

4:15pm

Location: 

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

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library; visiting professor, City University of New York. Muhammad has been recently named a professor of history, race, and public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Cost: Free

Contact Info: ...

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2016 Apr 13

Radcliffe: Witnessing Death: Policing, Race, and the Limits of Democracy in the 21st Century

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Lawrence Ralph, 2015-2016 Joy Foundation Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Cost: Free

Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu

Notes:  Anthropologist Lawrence Ralph will share insights...

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2016 Feb 24

Radcliffe: Black Power Lawyers: Unique and Unorthodox Methods

4:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Sheerr Room, Fay House 10 Garden Street Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Joyce M. Bell, 2015-2016 Maury Green Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; associate professor and the Don E. Martindale Chair of Sociology, University of Minnesota

Cost: Free

Contact Info: events@radcliffe.harvard.edu

Notes:  Bell will speak about her new book, Black Power Lawyers: Unique and Unorthodox Methods. Utilizing...

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2016 Feb 04

Radcliffe: Household Workers Unite! A Conversation between Scholars and Activists

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker(s):

  • Moderator, Rakesh Khurana, Dean of Harvard College and Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School
  • Lydia Edwards, Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers
  • Premilla Nadasen, Department of History, Barnard College
  • Monique Nguyen, MataHari
  • Natalicia Tracy, Brazilian Worker Center

Cost: Free

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2016 Jan 28

The Charlie Archive at Harvard Library: Archiving Today for Tomorrow

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Forum Room

A collaboration between Harvard librarians, scholars, and digital humanists, the Charlie Archive at Harvard Library is an evolving project that collects a broad range of materials, including ephemera. Volunteers in France and elsewhere have donated photographs, blog posts, leaflets, posters, and more associated with the Paris attacks in January 2015.

 Please join us for a panel discussion and exhibit about what the project means as a scholarly endeavor and library collection.

 Featuring: Professors Virginie Greene and Nicole Mills, Bibliographer...

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2016 Mar 31

Hutchins Center: Richard D. Cohen Lecture Series with Richard Powell (Lecture 3 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History and Dean of Humanities, Duke University

Going "There": Considering Black Visual Satire

March 29: Dis/compositions, Hazards, and Rags
March 30: The Minstrel Stain
March 31: A Colescott Shellacking and its Legacy

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2016 Mar 30

Hutchins Center: Richard D. Cohen Lecture Series with Richard Powell (Lecture 2 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History and Dean of Humanities, Duke University

Going "There": Considering Black Visual Satire

March 29: Dis/compositions, Hazards, and Rags
March 30: The Minstrel Stain
March 31: A Colescott Shellacking and its Legacy

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2016 Mar 29

Hutchins Center: Richard D. Cohen Lecture Series with Richard Powell (Lecture 1 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Richard Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History and Dean of Humanities, Duke University

Going "There": Considering Black Visual Satire

March 29: Dis/compositions, Hazards, and Rags
March 30: The Minstrel Stain
March 31: A Colescott Shellacking and its Legacy

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2016 Mar 03

Hutchins Center: “The Amazing Nina Simone” Film Screening

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museum, Menschel Hall, 480 Broadway Street, Cambridge, MA

She was left out of Civil Rights history, erased by jazz critics, and forgotten by most Americans because no one knew how to categorize her greatness.  But throughout the 1960s, Nina Simone was both loved and feared for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom.  Her musical proclamations like "Mississippi Goddam", and her iconic style gave voice to people of all colors facing oppression, and continues to empower today with its unrelenting appeal for justice.  Now the story of America?s most overlooked musical genius is finally brought to light in the acclaimed...

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2016 Mar 02

Hutchins Center: Spring Colloquium with Sharon Harley

12:00pm

Location: 

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

Sharon Harley, Associate Professor, African American Studies, University of Maryland

Re-Reading Du Bois's Life and Scholarship Through a Gendered Lens

Free and open to the public.  A Q+A session will follow each talk.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.

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2016 Feb 25

Hutchins Center: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures with David Geggus (Part 3 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

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

David Geggus, Professor of History, University of Florida

The Saint Domingue Slave Revolt and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture

February 23rd: Saint Domingue

February 24th: The 1791 Uprising 

February 25th: The Rise of Toussaint Louverture  

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2016 Feb 24

Hutchins Center: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures with David Geggus (Part 2 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

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

David Geggus, Professor of History, University of Florida

The Saint Domingue Slave Revolt and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture

February 23rd: Saint Domingue

February 24th: The 1791 Uprising 

February 25th: The Rise of Toussaint Louverture  

Read more about Hutchins Center: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures with David Geggus (Part 2 of 3)
2016 Feb 23

Hutchins Center: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures with David Geggus (Part 1 of 3)

4:00pm

Location: 

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

David Geggus, Professor of History, University of Florida

The Saint Domingue Slave Revolt and the Rise of Toussaint Louverture

February 23rd: Saint Domingue

February 24th: The 1791 Uprising 

February 25th: The Rise of Toussaint Louverture  

Read more about Hutchins Center: Nathan I. Huggins Lectures with David Geggus (Part 1 of 3)

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