Nature into Language: Hieroglyphs and the Origins of Poetic Thought Sponsor Center for the Study of World Religions Contact CSWR, 617.495.4476
Emerson wrote, “Language is fossil poetry." Susan Brind Morrow will discuss hieroglyphs as poetic metaphors and vehicles of abstract thought that emerged from close observation of nature—a sophisticated language and metaphysics rooted in the vivid and precisely depicted physical world.
Susan Brind Morrow is Scholar in Residence at the Cathedral of...
CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010, (Tsai Auditorium) Cambridge MA 02138
Samuel D. Kassow and Pnina Lahav: Golda Meir (1898-1978)
*Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University; the Great Russian Jews That Shaped the World Panel Series and the Seminar on Russian and Eurasian Jewry, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Samuel D. Kassow, Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College
Samuel D. Kassow was born to Holocaust survivors in a displaced camp in Germany. In 2006-2012 he was a lead historian for two of the galleries of Polin, the Museum...
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Patrick E. McGovern, Scientific Director, Biomolecular Archaeology Project for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages, and Health, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of...
Aaron Spevack, Visiting Fellow, ILSP: SHARIAsource, Harvard Law School
Talfīq--the juristic practice of combining differing legal opinions to resolve a new issue and thereby produce an unprecedented ruling--is often framed as an impious and capricious endeavor aimed at cutting corners. However, jurists...
The Mishael & Lillie Naby Assyrian Lecture Fund (NELC) and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies present
Influence of Neighboring Cultures and Languages on Modern Assyrian Music Abboud Zeitoune Assyrian music specialist; author of Music Pearls of Beth-Nahrin, an Assyrian/Syriac Discography (2007), Modern Assyrian Music (2015), Music Heritage of Mesopotamia (2016)
Co-sponsors: The Mishael & Lillie Naby Assyrian Lecture Fund (NELC), Center for Middle Eastern Studies
A Celebration of Professor William A. Graham Free and open to the public Details forthcoming Sponsors: The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Harvard Divinity School, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Center for the Study of World Religions, and The Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School