Celebrating French Women Writers: A conference to launch the two-volume publication of Femmes et littérature. Une histoire culturelle (Éditions Gallimard)
This two-volume publication (1600 pages) explores the continuity of women’s writing in French (in France and francophone countries) from the Middle Ages to today. It constitutes the first study of its kind in breadth and depth written by French and American scholars.
Sponsors for the conference include the Bacon Funds and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, The France and the World Seminar (Mahindra...
Daniel Blank (Harvard Society of Fellows), "Tense Futures: Shakespeare's Macbeth and Gwinne's Tres Sibyllae". Co-sponsored by the Renaissance Colloquium, Department of English, and the Early Modern History Workshop.
Join us for an exclusive curator tour and special first look at the virtual Colonial North America Exhibition. Gallery co-curator and archives expert, Ross Mulcare will lead you through this new enhanced exhibition within the 360 virtual Widener Library platform.
Are you interested in a particular person, place, or theme from early America? Use the Questions & Comments field to let us know if there are topics you’d like to see discussed.
Speaker: Christopher Braider, University of Colorado
The talk threads the needle between recent attempts to find a way round the hermeneutics of suspicion defining the mode of reading called “critique” and acknowledgment of the fact that critique will always be with...
The Harvard workshop on “Administrating differences: Recent Scholarship on Indigenous and Afro-Latin America” will feature a discussion of Jeffrey Alan Erbig, Jr.Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2020, with author present.
Please email therzog at fas.harvard.edu if you wish to participate in this event.
Race in geography, "ethnography" and other genres of Arabic texts, run by guest organizers Shireen Hamza (History of Science) and Conor Dube (NELC)
Co-organized by Anna Wilson (Dept. of English) and Rachel Love (Dept. of Classics), this seminar meets every other Monday to discuss pre-circulated readings on race and critical race studies in the premodern world. This semester we have an exciting line-up of guest speakers, including Jackie Murray, Adam Miyashiro, and Nandini Pandey, and we will be tackling issues ranging from the myth of 'Western Civ...