Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 05

    Word, Sound, Struggle

    5:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

    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

    Word, Sound, Struggle will bring together African American, Arab, Muslim, and Asian diaspora hip-hop and spoken word artists who are addressing the current climate of xenophobic, anti-Muslim...

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  • 2017 Mar 30

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

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Emerson Hall 210, Reception from 6-7pm in the Robinson Hall Great Space

    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 20

    Approaches to Global History seminar

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Lower Library in Robinson Hall

     

    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 08

    Albert Woodfox & Robert King of the Angola 3

    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School

    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.

    Woodfox and King continue to stand up to...

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