In honor of his creative achievements, architect Frank Gehry received the Harvard Arts Medal in a ceremony that marked the kickoff to Arts First, Harvard’s four-day celebration of student and faculty creativity.
The Gazette visited the Weissman Preservation Center to see how conservators preserve Harvard’s rare and unique collections.
Michael Meo, who will graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in May, led 22 people of all ages and abilities on a grueling 1,000-mile bicycle trek through the Mexican desert, which became the subject of his master's thesis.
Cartoonist and visiting lecturer Peter Kuper spoke to the Gazette about comics as an art form, and some of the comic materials in Harvard's collections.
On the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death, the Gazette sat down with Professor Mary Gaylord to talk about the lasting influence of “Don Quixote.”
Sexism, racism, and even neglect can stand in the way of a great writer receiving a Nobel Prize. But of all the barriers, it is language that remains ...
The American Repertory Theater’s new season takes aim at some important topics, including class, gender identity, turning points in Irish and Argentinian history, and the crisis facing American education.
Growing up, Ana Tijoux didn’t know where to call home. As the France-born-and-bred daughter of Chilean parents living in political exile, she felt ...
An exhibit at Houghton Library marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death includes artifacts that recognize the acting and activism of black Shakespearean actors.
Legendary tenor and opera director Plácido Domingo was masterful in a charming conversation called “Giving Voice” at Sanders Theatre.
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A large-scale, audio-video installation uses the Fukushima nuclear disaster as a starting point to examine the fragility of humanity. “Ah humanity!” was created by Harvard artists Ernst Karel, Véréna Paravel, and Lucien Castaing-Taylor.
Legendary tenor and opera director Plácido Domingo will be celebrated in a conversation called “Giving Voice” on April 14 at Sanders Theatre.
Playwright and director Ifeoma Fafunwa brings the hopes and challenges of Nigerian women to Harvard with “Hear Word!,” making its U.S. premiere at the Harvard Dance Center this weekend.
Vijay Iyer, the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts, gathered four friends and colleagues for “Bending Toward Justice: Improvisation, Freedom, and the Arts,” a panel discussion on how dance, music, and their improvisational tendencies influence the world.
Sinologist Stephen Owen devoted eight years to the first complete English translation of the great Chinese poet Du Fu.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson gave a lecture called “The Divine” at Memorial Church.
Orlando Patterson, the John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards.
Noted jazzman Rufus Reid is teaching Harvard students, and will share his wisdom and musicianship with the public. There will be two events open to the public — on April 6 and 9.
Thomas Wisniewski, a Ph.D. candidate in comparative literature at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a 2016 Harvard Horizons Scholar, seeks to reintegrate the neglected field of prose metrics into literary studies.
Chilean poet Raúl Zurita will deliver a bilingual reading as the Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies.