Arts and Humanities

2017 Mar 13

Workshop Critical Conservation

Mon - Fri, Mar 13 to Mar 17, 3:30pm - 6:30pm


Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Campus Lo Contador UC - Avda. El Comendador 1916, Santiago, Chile

El seminario aspira a desarrollar conceptos y estrategias que permitan describir y prefigurar la naturaleza transitoria y dinámica de la arquitectura, el paisaje y la ciudad.

2017 Apr 15

Afro-Cuban Musical Traditions: Lukumí Bàtá Concert

6:00pm to 8:00pm


Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an incredible evening with some of today’s greatest players and singers in the Afro-Cuban bàtá tradition! Afro-Cuban bàtá masters from across the country join Harvard's own Director of Jazz Bands Yosvany Terry in a concert and celebration of Cuban tradition. You won't be able to keep from dancing to this percussive, dynamic music!

2017 Apr 14

Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen: Film Screening + Discussion

7:00pm to 9:00pm


Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free screening of Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen, a compelling, fast-moving film about an exciting genre of music and dance! Highlighting the musical styling of rumba in New York City, the film follows ordinary people and famous musicians through the dances, drums, and clave rhythm of the genre. Learn more about the vibrant Afro-Cuban culture of the city and rumba's African and Andalusian origins. The screening will be followed by a conversation with its director Aristides Falcon-Paradi.

2017 Mar 31

Symbolic Reparations

Fri - Sun, Mar 31 to Apr 2, 5:00pm - 5:00pm


Room 133, Barker Center, Harvard University; Boston University

Symbolic comes from the domain of culture; reparations from the domain of law. How can these terms be conjoined to promote processes of healing, justice and social transformation?