Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Each year, the Peabody celebrates the Day of the Dead with a family event and fiesta and a temporary altar that remains on display for the month of November.
Originating with the Aztecs, the Mexican Day of the Dead is a unique blend of Mesoamerican and Christian rituals. The holiday, which is celebrated on November 1 from 4-8pm, All Saints’ Day, is dedicated to adults;...
Speakers: José Esparza Chong Cuy, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Storefront for Art and Architecture Ruth Estévez, Co-founder, Executive Director and Curator, LIGA and Senior Curator-at-Large, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University Julieta González, Artistic Director, Museo Jumex Sarah Herda, Director, Graham Foundation Michelle Millar Fisher, Curator, Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Zoë Ryan, John H. Bryan Chair and...
Speaker: Ernesto Calvo, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland-College Park Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS
Social networks are today the primary source of political content among the unsteadily informed voters of Latin America. Much of the content, produced and published by traditional news organizations, caters to communities of partisans who activate posts among their peers. In this presentation,...
Harvard University Center for the Environment, MCZ 440
Speakers: Tasso Azevedo, General Coordinator, SEEG Network and MapBiomas; Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University Beto Veríssimo, Co-founder, Imazon; Director, Amazon Center for Entrepreneurship; Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator, Director, C-CHANGE (Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Moderator: Daniel Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor of Environmental...
Speakers: Joyelle McSweeney, author of TOXICON Urayoán Noel, author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO Ronald V. Wilson, author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT
A reading by three of the most dynamic and provocative performers in the genre: Joyelle McSweeney (author of TOXICON), Urayoán Noel (author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO), and Ronald V. Wilson (author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT).
Speaker: Eduardo Montero, Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Assistant Professor, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS
Senior Common Room (Standish Hall), Winthrop House
Speaker: Marcos Ramírez (ERRE), Artist
Moderators: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; José Falconi, Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University
Artist Marcos Ramírez (ERRE) in conversation with Professor Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies and José Falconi (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)