Past Events

  • 2019 May 07

    History Design Studio Workshop

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    HISTORY DESIGN STUDIO AT THE HUTCHINS CENTER, 104 MOUNT AUBURN STREET, FLOOR 3R, CAMBRIDGE, MA

    The History Design Studio is a workshop for the most exciting new ideas in multimedia history. Joining a commitment to the professional practice of history with an experimental approach to form and presentation, the HDS is a creative space where students and scholars can design new modes of historical storytelling. We express historians’ core values through the innovative methods of artisanship and craft.

    Workshops include group discussion, rapid prototyping exercises, and formal and informal group critique sessions with History Design Studio fellows and guest critics....

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  • 2019 May 01

    Colloquium with Akua Naru

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    THOMPSON ROOM, BARKER CENTER, 12 QUINCY STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138

    Akua Naru

    Akua Naru is a Hiphop Artist. As a Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow at the Hiphop Archive Research Institute for the 2018-2019 academic year, she will be at work on The Keeper Project.

  • 2019 Apr 25

    Vision & Justice: A Convening

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Multiple venues

    V&J

    All Harvard students are cordially invited to attend Vision & Justice, a landmark convening that will explore the role of the arts in constructions of citizenship, race, and justice, with a focus on the African American experience.

    Hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the event...

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  • 2019 Apr 24

    Colloquium with Lwazi Lushaba

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    THOMPSON ROOM, BARKER CENTER, 12 QUINCY STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138

    Lwazi Lushaba

    Lwazi Lushaba is Lecturer in Political Studies at the University of Cape Town. As the Mandela Fellow for Spring 2019, he will work in the areas of Political Philosophy and African Politics.

     

  • 2019 Apr 23

    History Design Studio Workshop

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    HISTORY DESIGN STUDIO AT THE HUTCHINS CENTER, 104 MOUNT AUBURN STREET, FLOOR 3R, CAMBRIDGE, MA

    The History Design Studio is a workshop for the most exciting new ideas in multimedia history. Joining a commitment to the professional practice of history with an experimental approach to form and presentation, the HDS is a creative space where students and scholars can design new modes of historical storytelling. We express historians’ core values through the innovative methods of artisanship and craft.

    Workshops include group discussion, rapid prototyping exercises, and formal and informal...

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  • 2019 Apr 19

    Contemporary Studies of Race & Ethnicity Workshop

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    WILLIAM JAMES HALL, ROOM 1550, 33 KIRKLAND STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA

    Workshop Overview

    The Contemporary Studies of Race & Ethnicity (CSRE) workshop's purpose is to provide a forum to disseminate knowledge and facilitate dialogue among graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars working on or interested in research about contemporary studies related to race & ethnicity. Though the Sociology department hosts the workshop, we seek to bring scholars together across disciplines to explore topics such as ethno-racial hierarchies, racial attitudes, and intergroup relations, as well as the role of race in institutions,...

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  • 2019 Apr 18

    Namwali Serpell in conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: 'The Old Drift: A Novel'

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    HARVARD BOOK STORE, 1256 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, CAMBRIDGE, MA

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    Harvard Book Store, GrubStreet, and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University welcome acclaimed writer and UC Berkeley professor NAMWALI SERPELL for a discussion of her debut novel, The Old Drift. She will be joined in conversation by HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.—the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center....

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  • 2019 Apr 18

    Intersectionality, Black Feminism and Social Research: Reading & Discussion Group

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    HUTCHINS CENTER SEMINAR ROOM, 104 MOUNT AUBURN STREET, FLOOR 3R, CAMBRIDGE, MA

    The purpose of the group is to promote discussion on the idea of intersectionality both as a political concept originated from the debates within black feminism and as an analytical concept of growing interest and importance in the Social Sciences. The discussions will be based on the reading of texts by authors of feminist critical theory and contemporary social scientists.

    Discussions will be lead by Rogerio Medeiros

     

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