Past Events

  • 2013 Sep 23

    Divided by a Common Heritage: Human Rights in Europe and the United States

    9:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Milstein East C, Harvard Law School

    Please join us for an all-day conference devoted to commonalities and divergences in approaches to human rights. Topics include privacy and security (in the context of cyber communications) and discrimination and equality (racial and other forms of intolerance). Panelists are Harvard academics and European scholars and practitioners. See full list of panels and panelists below.

    This conference is being sponsored by the Council of Europe, the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard, and the...

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  • 2013 Sep 19

    Screening: Latino Americans

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Sperry Room, Harvard Divinity School

    6:00 pm – Light reception
    
6:30 pm – Screening of selected excerpts from the series 

    7:30 pm – Q&A/Discussion with Series Producers
    Actor Benjamin Bratt narrates this landmark six-hour series, the first major television documentary to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States and have become the country’s largest minority group. Covering the 1500s to the present day, this is the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and...

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  • 2013 May 09

    Nation Building Symposium

    8:30am to 5:30pm

    Askwith Hall (Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way)
    Harvard Graduate School of Education

    This event is sponsored by the Harvard University Native American Program in partnership with the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development Honoring Nations Program and funded with generous support from the Hauser Fund Grants Program through the Harvard University Initiative on Learning and Teaching.  See the attached flier for further details. 

  • 2013 Apr 25

    Crossing Borders: Immigration and Gender in the Americas

    7:30pm to 6:30pm

    Each year, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University hosts a conference that explores the role of gender in a significant aspect of the human experience. This year’s conference is titled “Crossing Borders: Immigration and Gender in the Americas.”

    Academics, practitioners, and artists from across all fields will investigate changing immigration trends and examine how gender, race, and social class shape the experience of immigrants and their children in the Americas.

    Registration is required. 

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  • 2013 Apr 25

    Immigration and the Education Landscape: New Directions for Research

    1:00pm to 4:30pm

    Eliot Lyman Room, Longfellow Hall
    Harvard Graduate School of Education

    A Symposium featuring:
    Richard Alba, The Graduate Center, CUNYRubén Rumbaut, University of California, Irvine
    Robert C. Smith, The Graduate Center & Baruch College, CUNY
    Carola Suárez-Orozco, University of California, Los Angeles
    Mary Waters, Harvard University
    Hiro Yoshikawa, Harvard University

    Sponsored by The Harvard University Sociology of Education & The Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshops. 

  • 2013 Apr 24

    Reading and Discussion: "Narrative and Immigration in the Americas"

    4:00pm

    Barker Center, Kresge Foundation Room

    Glenda Carpio, Professor of English and of African and African American Studies, will lead a public discussion with writer and Harvard graduate Karla Cornejo-Villavicencio '11, who has been a research assistant for Sasha Frere-Jones of The New Yorker, an adjunct scholar at Lapham's Quarterly, and a contributing writer for Interview Magazine and The Atlantic online.  

    Sponsored by the Department of English and the Radcliffe Institute. 

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  • 2013 Apr 15

    Public Lecture - The Economic & Public Policy Implications of a Changing U.S. Demography: A Focus on Latinos

    12:00pm

    Loui Olivas
    Professor Emeritus, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
    Monday, April 15, 2013
    4:30 pm
    CGIS South, K050
    1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

    Co-sponsored by the Committee on Ethnic Studies and the Harvard Latino Student Alliance with generous support from the Donald T. Regan Lecture Fund.

    This session will feature the rapidly changing demography in America, led by the minority populations with a focus on Latinos. Based on U.S. Bureau Census data, it’s clear that America’s population is dramatically shifting and changing. This...

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  • 2013 Mar 29

    Asian American Theater & Performance Studies Symposium

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    SCHEDULE

    • Introductions 9.00 am – 9.15 am
    • Panel One 9.15 am – 10.45 am
      • “Stage Orientalism and Asian American Performance from the 19th into the 20th Century,” Josephine Lee, University of Minnesota
      • “Ethnic Proximity and American Multiculturalism: The Predicament of ‘Playing’ Asian on the Asian American Stage,” Daphne Lei, University of California, Irvine
      • “All the Stage’s a World: The Organization of International, Multicultural, and Global Theater Companies in the US,” Esther Kim Lee, University
    • Panel Two...
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