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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...