The Black Calendar

Below please find a list of campus events that may be of interest. CLICK HERE for the calendar of only
Hutchins Center events.

Events on this page are pulled directly from the Havard Gazette Calendar. To submit a Harvard event, please click here.

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Bryan Stevenson, Social Justice Action: How We Change the World

First Parish in Cambridge, 1446 Mass. Ave., Cambridge
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 4 – 7 p.m.

 How We Change the World

This event will consist of a 4 p.m. lecture and 5:45 p.m. panel discussion.

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. Under his leadership, EJI has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, exonerating innocent death row prisoners, confronting abuse of the incarcerated and the mentally ill and aiding children prosecuted as adults. Mr. Stevenson recently won an historic ruling in the U.S. Supreme Court banning mandatory life-without-parole sentences for all children 17 or younger. He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and has been awarded 29 honorary doctorate degrees. He is the author of award winning and New York Times bestseller, Just Mercy.

Gazette Classification: Ethics, Humanities, Law, Lecture, Social Sciences, Special Events
Organization/Sponsor: The Mahindra Humanities Center and the Office of the President at Harvard
Speaker(s): Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, author of Just Mercy, Introductions by Drew G. Faust, President, Harvard University; and Homi K. Bhabha, Director, Mahindra Humanities Center. Panelists: Nancy Gertner, Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; U.S. District Judge (Retired); Tommie Shelby, Caldwell Titcomb Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies and the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University; and Carol S. Steiker, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.
Ticket Web Linkwww.boxoffice.harvard.edu…
Ticket Info: Admission is free. Tickets required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets available by phone, online (for a fee), and in person at the Harvard Box Office – Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., Cambridge beginning Wednesday, November 29. Tickets valid until 3:45PM.
Contact Infohumcentr@fas.harvard.edu, 617-495-0738
More infomahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu…

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

Faith & Life Forum

Buttrick Room in the Memorial Church
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

The Faith & Life Forum explores matters of faith and public life. This term, we will explore the theme of "Redefining Success: Living a Life of Sacrifice and Service” through readings, discussion, interviews, and lectures. Come for coffee at 9:00 a.m.

Gazette Classification: Humanities, Religion, Support/Social
Organization/Sponsor: The Memorial Church
Speaker(s): Speaker: Keri L. Day, Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact Info: The Memorial Church of Harvard University,, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, P: 617-495-5508
More infomemorialchurch.harvard.edu…

Sunday Worship Service: The Second Sunday of Advent

The Memorial Church Sanctuary
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all, regardless of faith. The Memorial Church is a space of grace at the center of Harvard Yard serving the Harvard University community and beyond. Sunday services are broadcast on Harvard's radio station, WHRB 95.3 FM. A recording of the Sunday Worship Service is also available on our website early in the week following the service and Sunday Sermons are available on SoundCloud and iTunesU. Visit our website for more details.

Gazette Classification: Religion
Organization/Sponsor: The Memorial Church of Harvard University
Speaker(s): Dr. Keri L. Day, Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contact Info: The Memorial Church of Harvard University,, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, P: 617-495-5508
More infomemorialchurch.harvard.edu…

Cooper Gallery presents "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn St.Cambridge, Mass.
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Antiquities Through Times and Place"

Opening Reception Oct. 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 
 
Curated by New York University professor Awam Amkpa, the exhibition places masks, head-dresses, dolls, busts, vessels, weapons and more — made of wood, brass and other materials — in conversation with works by contemporary artists Peju Alatise, Moyo Okediji, Olu Amoda, Chris Abani and Peter Badejo.

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art at the Hutchins Center
Cost: Free
Contact Info: For Gallery information, call 617-496-5777.
More infowww.coopergalleryhc.org

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