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2020 Oct 01

On Account of Sex (1920)

4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 did not “give” women the vote. Rather, it established a negative: that the right to vote could not be abridged on account of sex alone. When the amendment passed, many women were already voting in states that allowed them to do so. Moreover, even after its passage, African Americans in the South remained disfranchised by race; some immigrant women were blocked from voting by national status; and many women in US territories overseas remained disfranchised by the ways the American empire bounded citizenship.

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2020 Oct 02

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

(All day)

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations(NELC), the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at Harvard University 

present the workshop 

The Ascendant Field
Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

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2020 Oct 05

Arnulf Becker Lorca, “The Tawantisuyo invaded by demons: Inca interventions in Spanish colonial law.”

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)
The Legal history workshop presents Arnulf Becker Loria (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile), “The Tawantisuyo invaded by demons: Inca interventions in Spanish colonial law.” Please email Jamie Grischkan at jgrischkan at law.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event.
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