Hundreds lost loved ones to Boston's 1942 Cocoanut Grove fire, the deadliest nightclub conflagration in U.S. history. The blaze and its aftermath — and a Harvard professor's study of the bereaved — would reshape the way America and the world understood grief.
Lecture topics for the Society of Harvard Dames evolved over the twentieth century. In 1925, Miss Alice Bradley spoke on “Intelligent Housekeeping.” In 1951, the wives were “fascinated and delighted to hear” Harvard architecture professor Jean P. Carlhian weigh in on the subject, “Can Mrs. Blandings Build her Dream House?”
Narratives of sexual violence fill the public air these days like gnats in summer, but I do still find them fairly invisible in life here.
FM staff writers EKR and AMC interview one another on what it means to perform femininity at Harvard—by digging holes or oversharing on social media.
Here is my thesis: Gerty MacDowell and her friends do not hold hands. They do not hug. They do much more. Flashing signals like lighthouses.
All kinds of Allstonians are affected by the congestion—and proposed development—around I-90, and a multi-generational group of neighbors has stepped up.
It’s a type of feminine infrastructure, a commons without tragedy.
Native Americans at Harvard College, the group that organized the Summit, has found that food impacts the lives of indigenous people in broader, weightier ways than most people are aware of.
“We were sitting there, stroke of midnight, watching it progress across the world."
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