In his new book, “The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding,” Professor of Government Eric Nelson focuses on abuses of the British Parliament, rather than the actions of the crown, as the central force behind the Revolution.
A new gallery at the Harvard Art Museums will display art from various other University institutions.
A new exhibit at the Houghton Library, “InsideOUT: Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books,” showcases artistic and innovative approaches to the traditional craft of bookbinding, reminding viewers that books are not just text.
Harvard fellow Adam Tanner talks about his new book, “What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data — Lifeblood of Big Business — and the End of Privacy as We Know It.”
A new book by Harvard lecturer in history and literature Kevin Birmingham tracks the challenge of bringing “Ulysses,” the masterwork by James Joyce, to the page and to the public.
The Loeb Classical Library Foundation has joined with Harvard University Press to digitize all of the library’s 520-plus volumes.
Harvard scholars reflect on the lyricism, the language and the legacy of the national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” on its 200th anniversary.
The A.R.T. of Human Rights, a yearlong series, kicked off at the Oberon theater with a discussion about gay rights in Uganda.
A collection of the early drawings of the naturalist John James Audubon show his growth into an expert ornithologist and artist. The 114 drawings, created between 1805 and 1821, constitute one of only two such extensive collections of his early work.
Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room uncovered forgotten audio from a 1953 conference on the novel, including the confident voice of the newly famous Ralph Ellison.
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Eleven Harvard undergraduates worked closely with Harvard faculty and administrators this summer as part of the Summer Humanities and Arts Research Program. The second-year program connects students seeking research opportunities in the arts and humanities with Harvard scholars and experts looking for help.
A group of young students from Boston are working with members of the American Repertory Theater to craft short plays based on themes from “Finding Neverland.”
A look back at Harvard’s role in World War I, from the men and women who entered as volunteers after the first shot was fired to the thousands of graduates and students who joined the fighting in the American phase of the conflict.
Harvard’s Houghton Library contains a lush Peter Pan portfolio, a collection of vivid drawings by noted illustrator Arthur Rackham. The images are from the children’s book “Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens,” published by J.M. Barrie in 1906.
The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will stage the premiere of “Finding Neverland.” The new musical, about the real-life genesis of J.M. Barrie’s groundbreaking work “Peter Pan,” runs from July 23 through Sept. 28.
Earlier this year, photograph conservators from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, visited Harvard and shared some treasures held by the Hermitage, many never before seen in the West. Recently, they shared several of these images in digital format.
The Harvard Film Archive is celebrating the work of Fritz Lang with a retrospective running through Sept. 1.
A new exhibit at the Business School illustrates the rise in America of artful, profit-making, culture-shaking advertising from 1865 to 1910.
Tiny, hand-lettered, hand-bound books Charlotte and Branwell Brontë made as children have been lovingly restored at the Harvard Library.
Students in two spring courses combined library and museum visits with digital tools to produce exhibits about the Middle Ages — one in Houghton Library and the other online.