Elsewhere at Harvard

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

Contact Info: ...

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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

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

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

2016 Mar 24

Hutchins Center: Lecture with Thomas B. F. Cummins

4:00pm

Location: 

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

"It Seems to Me an Inhuman Traffic": Black Baroque and God's Mercy In Nueva Granada

W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Spring Colloquium

Thomas B. F. Cummins, Dubarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre-Columnian and Colonial Art, Harvard University

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 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  

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  

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  

2016 Feb 08

Hutchins Center: Book Talk: Suffering and Sunset: World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass. Ave, Cambridge, MA

A book talk with author Celeste-Marie Bernier

For self-made artist and soldier Horace Pippin—who served in the 369th all-black infantry in World War I until he was wounded—war provided a formative experience that defined much of his life and work. His ability to transform combat service into canvases of emotive power, psychological depth, and realism showed not only how he viewed the world but also his mastery as a painter. In Suffering and Sunset, Celeste-Marie Bernier painstakingly traces Pippin’s life story of art as a life story of war....

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2016 Feb 02

Hutchins Center: Film Screening and Discussion: "Field Niggas"

7:00pm

Location: 

University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center Ballroom "C" - 3rd Floor, Boston, MA

Film screening of Field Niggas followed by Q&A with Director Khalik Allah, moderated by Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University Tommie Shelby.

Presented by Film Series at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in partnership with the Hutchins Center and Harris House at Harvard University

In a speech by Malcolm X, the “field negroes” were the most downtrodden of slaves: those forced to work the fields...

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