Humanities

2020 Dec 14

Digging Harvard

6:00pm

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DiggingHarvardJoin the Peabody's Trish Capone and current Harvard student Nam Hyun Kim as they talk about the objects they have found and the larger history of what has been uncovered in this long-standing dig on campus. Free for members of the Harvard Museums... Read more about Digging Harvard
2020 Nov 14

Fabulous Fungus Fair

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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FabulousFungusFairJoin Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds found in gardens, forests, labs—even in your own refrigerators. Free and open to the public (registration required). To register and for additional information, click... Read more about Fabulous Fungus Fair
2020 Nov 12

Does Food Have a Gender?

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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DoesFoodHaveAGenderUsing Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own as a jumping point, Barbara Haber, food historian and Lydia Shire, chef, restaurateur, and entrepreneur will discuss the connections among culinary history, women’s history, and... Read more about Does Food Have a Gender?
2020 Oct 28

Voting, Activism, and Art

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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JacobLawrenceInspired by the Long 19th Amendment Project, spearheaded by the Schlesinger Library at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, this program will examine works from the collections at the Harvard Art Museums and Houghton Library that offer a...

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2020 Mar 19

Does Food Have a Gender?

6:00pm

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Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

DoesFoodHaveAGenderTHIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 

Food is an indispensable part of culture and a symbol of profound social and political realities. Using Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own as a jumping point, Barbara Haber,...

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2020 Apr 17

A Fascination with Writing on Things: The Materiality of Texts in the Middle Ages

5:30pm to 6:30pm

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Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LudgerLiebIn this lecture, Professor Ludger Lieb will introduce the Heidelberg Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 933 project Material Text Cultures. Focusing on the close links between written texts, material artifacts and related practices, he will reframe reading as only one, and not always the most important practice in... Read more about A Fascination with Writing on Things: The Materiality of Texts in the Middle Ages

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