Senior Vice President of External Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Harold Holzer, spoke yesterday about "The Iconography of Freedom Reconsidered" during the era of Abraham Lincoln. Holzer's lecture was the last of a three part series sponsored by the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African-American Research.
Linguist Deborah Fallows '71, speaks at the Harvard Bookstore last night about her new book, "Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language." Fallows discussed the cultural and linguistic differences she encountered while living in Shanghai. "My first experience with the language [Chinese] was nothing less than overwhelming," she said. "I could not even open my mouth."