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Literature

Rachelle Grossman
Literature

Rachelle Grossman

Rachelle T. Grossman is a G4 in the Department of Comparative Literature.

FrankenReads
On Campus

FrankenReads

There was a marathon reading of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in Houghton Library from 9am until 4pm Wednesday.

Mahindra Humanities Award
Literature

Mahindra Humanities Award

J. M. Coetzee, the winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, was presented with the Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities in Sanders Theatre.

Edgar Allan Faux
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux

Rob Velella impersonates Edgar Allan Poe at Mt. Auburn Cemetery's Story Chapel on Saturday afternoon.

Edgar Allan Faux Reading
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux Reading

Rob Velella impersonates Edgar Allan Poe at Mt. Auburn Cemetery's Story Chapel on Saturday afternoon.

Harvard Arts Medal 2018
On Campus

Novelist Colson Whitehead Wins 2018 Harvard Arts Medal

“I accept this on behalf of the fourth floor of Pennypacker. May you all live in peace and harmony,” Whitehead said.

Min Jin Lee
Books

Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee, who is the author of Free Food for Millionaires (2007) and Pachinko (2017), spoke about her publications and work at Emerson Hall.

Undergraduate Council

A Literary Analysis of Yaz and Cam's "Re: Back at it"

Through its immeasurable range of rhetorical chutzpah, “Re: Back at it” sends readers on an electrifying odyssey through the brilliant literary minds behind Harvard’s student government.

Students Crowd Humanities 10a Lecture
College Life

Humanities 10 Students Spend Wintersession with 'Ulysses'

While many relished the last week of their winter vacation, 24 enthusiastic students returned to campus a week early for a Wintersession course on James Joyce’s “Ulysses.”

You Can Do It!
Literature

You Can Do It!

Sarah L. McCuskee '13 works diligently on a paper for her tutorial in literature.

Carpenter Center Fourth Floor
Music

​The Springboard: Alumni in the Arts Recall Studies at Harvard

Harvard grads in the arts—from the creators of “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” to Broadway musicians and authors—remember a formative Harvard education, albeit one largely lacking in technical arts instruction.

Shakespeare: His Collected Works
Student Groups

Houghton Library Exhibit Brings Shakespeare to the Yard

The Houghton Library exhibit “Shakespeare: His Collected Works,” which features a wide array of collections about the playwright from Harvard and around the world, will come to and end this month.

Unspeakably Aged
Endpaper

Unspeakably Aged

I have tried to discern why we felt and feel so old: why HAA membership smacks of the AARP; why my friends talk of penultimate experiences as if commencement will bring coffins, not diplomas; why I perceive habits and flippant acts ossifying into destiny.

Romance Novels
Literature

Accidentally in Love: Verena Conley

My big obsession right now is the question of care, in the sense of attentiveness to the world. We live in a world of censors where experience is discounted, but I still wanted to go back to a case where the woman from [this world] becomes observant and starts to look at the world better.

Toni Morrison Delivers the First of Her 2016 Norton Lectures
College

Ruminating on Race, Toni Morrison Gives First Norton Lecture

Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison captivated a packed Sanders Theater with her first lecture as the 2016 Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry Wednesday evening, discussing race and racism, rape, and migration through a series of personal anecdotes and literary selections.

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