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News Calendar

2018 Feb 21

RLL: Translating Dacia Maraini: Panel Discussion on Translation

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Room 403, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA
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2018 Feb 21

DACA Seminar Series: A Performance and Conversation: Arturo O’Farrill, Cornel West, the DuBois Orchestra and the New England Conservatory

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

OBERION, American Repertory Theater

Three-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo O’Farrill will be visiting the Harvard campus in late February. A musician of deep social conscience, all of Arturo’s music is written with someone, something, or some community, in mind. A ferocious collaborator of musicians of many styles, as well as the dance idiom, Arturo’s latest project is entitled “Little Tiny Walls” and will feature musicians from Mexican folkloric styles, Afro-Latin jazz, and the classical idiom, collaborating and playing...

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2018 Feb 22

DRCLAS: Tensions Over the Borders: Brazilian Slavery and the Causes of Paraguayan War

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Brazil Studies Program Seminar Series: 

Speaker: Keila Grinberg, Associate Professor, Iris Avraham, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO); Andrés Bello Visiting Professor, New York University

The causes of the Paraguay war (1864-1870) have been debated ever since the war ended, and remain controversial among historians. In this presentation, Prof. Grinberg will discuss the ways in which the presence of Brazilian slavery on the border with Uruguay affected international relations between the countries of the La Plata...

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2018 Feb 22

Yenching Institute / Fairbank Center: The Road to the Chinese Communist Revolution: How Petty Intellectuals Gathered and Accepted Leftist Ideologies in 1920s and 1930s Shanghai

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, Room 136, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Tang Xiaobing, Associate Professor, Iris Avraham, East China Normal University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Chair/discussant: Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Iris Avraham; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute

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