Elsewhere at Harvard

2015 Dec 11

LYRICA: Beethoven and the Congress of Vienna

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Pusey Room, The Memorial Church, Harvard Yard

Society for Word-Music Relations - www.lyricasociety.org • lyricasociety@aol.com

The Lyrica Society is pleased to announce its

 9th ANNUAL

LYRICA DIALOGUES AT HARVARD

 BEETHOVEN AND THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA

https://www.facebook.com/events/1642337345982999/

 Friday, 11 December 2015

9 A.m. - 5 p.m.

Pusey Room, The Memorial Church, Harvard Yard...

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2016 Mar 23

Hutchins Center: Spring Colloquium with Vince Brown

12:00pm

Location: 

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

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

Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of American History; Founding Director, History Design Studio, Harvard University

The Coromantee War: An Archipelago of Insurrection

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

2016 Feb 03

Hutchins Center: Spring Colloquium with Sanyu Mojola

12:00pm

Location: 

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

Sanyu Mojola, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder

Race, Health and Inequality: Producing an HIV Epidemic in the Shadow of the Capitol

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

2015 Dec 14

China Humanities (Mahindra/Fairbank): Becoming a Poet in Early Medieval China: The Possibilities of Intertextuality

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Wendy Swartz, Rutgers University

Intertextuality lies at the heart of reading and writing practices in early medieval China. Reading and writing well meant demonstrating a command of the textual tradition and cultural codes, and the ability to appropriate them in a range of situations. Intertextuality thus constituted a condition of writing as well as a mode of reading. In particular, from the third to the fifth century, the Chinese literati drew extensively from a set of philosophical classics, namely the Laozi, Zhuangzi, and Yijing (later...

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2015 Dec 07

Fairbank Center: Chinese Religions Workshop: Digging up the Chinese Dead: Finding and Theorizing Displacement in Death

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS-S030, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Digging up the Chinese Dead: Finding and Theorizing Displacement in Death
Chinese Religions Workshop, December 7, 2015

If care of the dead is firmly tied...

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2015 Dec 03

CMES: Film Screening: The Lemon Tree (2008) - Discussion with Roger Owen

3:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

The Lemon Tree (2008)
A film by Eran Riklis and Ira Riklis.
Set in the West Bank, where Palestinian widow Salma Zidane (Hiam Abbass) tends her lemon grove. However, when the Israeli Defense Minister moves in across the way, his security guards demand she removes the trees, which could shelter terrorists. Refusing to bow down, she engages lawyer Ziad Daud (Ali Suliman) to take her case to the Supreme Court, which brings international attention. (106 minutes)

Following the film, there will be a discussion led...

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2015 Dec 03

CMES: Teachers into Ministers: A History of Public Education and Regime Stability in the Middle East

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Fainsod Room, Littauer Bldg, Room 324

The Middle East Initiative presents

Hilary Kalisman
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Visiting Scholar of Middle East Studies, Brown University

Moderated by Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kenned School Read...

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