Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Room 335, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

France and the World Seminar

The Mahindra Humanities Center welcomes Thangam Ravindranathan, Brown University, who will discuss “The Elephant in the Text.” Romain Gary's les raciness du ciel, Conrad, Orwell, Babar the Elephant, colonization and elephants, species vulnerability/preservation, the ivory trade then and now, elephant jokes, and more.

Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment. 

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Phone: (617) 495-0368

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