Co-sponsored with Centre for African Studies, University of Basel; Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London; Centre of African Studies at SOAS, University of London; College of Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton.
Location: Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Harvard Coop Bookstore, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation
Eric Deggans is the first full time TV critic at National Public Radio. Before that, he served as TV/Media Critic for the Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, for nearly 20 years. Some people call him the most critical guy in the place, because he served as TV critic, Pop Music Critic and Media Critic at various times. He has also guest hosted CNN's media analysis show Reliable Sources many times and serves on the board of journalists, educators, media...
Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA
Nuyorican urban feminist Hiphop artist, Princess Nokia, comes to Harvard with her female punk energy, spiritual mysticism, and enigmatic musicality. This independent musician hosts her own weekly radio show, "The Smart Girl Club,â" and will discuss her artistic activism and her animŽ-inspired hacker girl character, Princess Nokia. We will screen the director's cut of her recently released music video, "Young Girlsâ" from her debut album Metallic Butterfly (2014), and will with a musical performance by Princess Nokia herself. Princess Nokia's artistry fuses sci-...
Du Bois Institute, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 2R, Cambridge, MA
Transition Magazine Presents - "Cape Verde" Reception and Reading
Using Cuba as a case study, this paper seeks to probe a basic question: what did colonial officials, legal intermediaries, slaveowners and slaves mean when they referred to the "law"? Which statutes, regulations, precepts, principles and customs informed the legal reasoning of colonial justices and subjects in Spanish America in matters concerning slaves and slavery? How did those principles, customs, and precepts inform the strategies of slaves? And how did slaves' initiatives shape, in turn, the very customs and...