Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 11

    The Fugitive Slave Acts: Resonance for Sanctuary and Resistance

    Location: 

    Sever Hall 214 (Harvard Yard)
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Panel discussion with Walter Johnson (Havard), Steven Kantrowitz (Wisconsin), Manisha Sinha (Connecticut), and John Stauffer (Harvard). 

    Warren Center Occasional Speakers Series, in collaboration with American Studies.

  • 2017 Apr 06

    American History, Re-Visited Talk

    Location: 

    K262 CGIS Knafel Building
    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Please join CAPS for a talk & reception with artist Oscar Palacio and Robin Kelsey, in conjunction with Palacio's exhibition, American History, Re-Visited, currently on view at the Center for American …

  • 2017 Apr 06

    Kendra Field (Tufts University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “Things to be Forgetten: African American Family Histories, Silences, and the Historical Profession.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Apr 05

    Word, Sound, Struggle

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
    5:00pm to 10:00pm

    Panelists:

    Tef Poe (St. Louis, MO)

    Shadia Mansour (UK/Palestine)

    Himanshu "Heems" Suri (Queens, NY)

    Bambu (Los Angeles, CA)

    Didi Delgado (Cambridge, MA)

    Sohail Daulatzai (Los Angeles, CA)

    Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed (Los Angeles, CA)

    Chee Malabar (New York, NY)

    Cheech Forreign (Jacksonville, FL)

    Full schedule coming soon

  • 2017 Mar 30

    “Undocumented Knowledge: Students, Borders, and the Politics of Sanctuary”

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall 210, Reception from 6-7pm in the Robinson Hall Great Space
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Panelists:

    Prerna Lal (East Bay Community Law Center)
    Lisa Lowe (Tufts University)
    Keish Kim (Harvard American Studies graduate student)
    Medhin Paolos (Asmarina Project, and Rete G2 Milano)
    Maurice Stierl (University of California, Davis)
    Lorgia Garcia Pena (Harvard University) – introductions and leading the discussion

     

  • 2017 Mar 23

    Carlota McAllister (York University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room.
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “Like Animals: Grace, History, and the Terror of Imperial Reason.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Mar 20

    Approaches to Global History seminar

    Location: 

    Lower Library in Robinson Hall
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

     

    Please join the Approaches to Global History seminar.  We will meet to discuss Ilham Khuri-Makdisi's paper, "Al-Bustani's Arabic Encyclopedia (1870s-1880s) and the Global Production of Knowledge in the Late Ottoman Levant."  Please email Aaron Bekemeyer at bekemeyer@g.harvard.edu to request the paper.  All are welcome!

     

  • 2017 Mar 09

    Shatema Threadcraft (Rutgers University)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Title: “North American Necropolitics and Gender- On #BlackLivesMatter and Black Femicide.” Presented by the Workshop on Imagining History, Doing Politics: The Uses and Disadvantages of the Past.

  • 2017 Mar 08

    Albert Woodfox & Robert King of the Angola 3

    Location: 

    Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School
    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Albert Woodfox and Robert King were exonerated after spending decades imprisoned in Angola Penitentiary (formerly Angola Plantation) in Louisiana. King spent 29 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2001. Woodfox spent 41 years in solitary confinement before his release in 2016. The third member of the Angola 3, Herman Wallace, passed away in 2013 days after being released. All three were placed in long-term solitary confinement because of their role in forming a chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in Angola.

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