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Lewis holds a joint assistant professorship in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies.
To participate in the inaugural Transcript Project, a contest for undergraduates, students submitted a piece of work that reflected on their academic experiences at Harvard not captured by their grades.
"Jesse McCarthy stood out unequivocally as the hottest new star on the horizon,” the Chair of the African and African American Studies wrote of the new hire.
Thirty-one of the 67 events included in this year’s iteration of Advising Fortnight—an annual program—focused on concentrations that fall under the arts and humanities umbrella.
With fewer than two months remaining in the spring semester, many juniors across arts and humanities concentrations are gearing up to submit senior thesis proposals.
The English Department received a record number of applications to its creative writing program this academic year, according to the program’s director.
Theater, Dance, and Media, in its fourth year as Harvard’s youngest concentration, is searching for new faculty members and diversifying its curriculum as it grows.
The number of students concentrating in Theater, Dance, and Media—Harvard's youngest concentration at four years old—has almost doubled over the past three years.
In extending the length of the class, the professors added a wider selection of books to the syllabus, which they tweak slightly each year.
While most English professors are largely concerned with what’s inside a book, David J. Alworth studies a text’s exterior.
Khurana and Kelsey announced the creation of the Transcript Project, a creative competition for students to reflect on their course choices and academic trajectory.
Gullah, a largely oral, African-American creole first taught at Harvard in the fall, is now being offered for a second semester.
The Image awards, presented each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, acknowledge “outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts."
While many students will enjoy the three-day break for the Thanksgiving holiday, others will be busy studying for final exams in the last two weeks before the end of the term.
Running under the banner “Fix Harvard,” the two point to Healy’s outsider status and the radical nature of their proposals as an advantage.