Neither a Borrower nor a Lender Be: Homage, Appropriation, and Influence

December 10, 2012
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Margot Livesey RI '13 delivers the 2012–2013 Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in Art and the Humanities with introductory remarks by Claire Messud RI '05.

The Elusive Mandate: Searching for Meaning in Presidential Elections

November 27, 2012
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In this lecture, Larry M. Bartels assesses how well V. O. Key's optimistic portrait of the American electorate holds up in light of the subsequent half-century of electoral research.

Neba Solo | Music for Peace in Mali (Audio)

November 26, 2012
Neba Solo, [Photo by Kris Snibbe]

Neba Solo presents a concert of his virtuosic xylophone music and his socially conscious lyrics. Playing with his brother, Siaka Traoré, Neba Solo debuts his most recent composition, which calls for peace in Mali. In his lyrics, one can trace the history of the political and social problems that led to the collapse of the Malian government in March 2012.

Kenedougou Visions: Music of Neba Solo

November 26, 2012

Radcliffe Institute fellow Ingrid Monson delivers a lecture about Neba Solo, Mali's superb balafonist, and the social and cultural history of Mali. Monson—the 2012–2013 Suzanne Young Murray Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute and the Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music at Harvard—is writing a book about Neba Solo titled "Kenedougou Visions."

Neba Solo: Music for Peace in Mali

November 26, 2012
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Neba Solo presents a concert of his virtuosic xylophone music and his socially conscious lyrics. Playing with his brother, Siaka Traoré, Neba Solo debuts his most recent composition, which calls for peace in Mali. In his lyrics, one can trace the history of the political and social problems that led to the collapse of the Malian government in March 2012.

Travelers in Hiding: Telling a Story of Central Americans in Mexico

November 13, 2012
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Alma Guillermoprieto RI '07 delivers the Schlesinger Library's 2012–2013 Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

Take Note | From Theater to Laboratory

November 2, 2012
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"From Theater to Laboratory" with Markus Krajewski, Associate Professor of Media History, Bauhaus University, Weimar and Tiffany Stern, Professor of English, University College, Oxford University, moderated by Alex Csiszar, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

Take Note | Digital Annotation Tools

November 2, 2012
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"Digital Annotation Tools" with David Karger, Professor of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bob Stein, Founder and Co-Director, Institute for the Future of the Book, and David Levy, Professor, Information School, University of Washington, moderated by Jeffrey Schnapp, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director, metaLAB (at) Harvard; Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Take Note | Closing Remarks

November 2, 2012
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Closing Remarks by Geoffrey Nunberg, Adjunct Professor, School of Information, University of California at Berkeley with introduction by Diana Sorensen, Dean of Arts and Humanities; James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Harvard University

Take Note | Welcome Remarks and Presentation of "Take Note" Virtual Exhibition

November 2, 2012
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Welcome Remarks by Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Leah Price '91, RI '07, Senior Advisor to the Humanities Program, and Ann Blair '84, BI '99, Senior Advisor to the Humanities Program

Presentation of the Online Exhibition of Notes in Harvard Libraries and Museums by Greg Afinogenov, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

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