The Harvard Film Archive is launching a retrospective of the work of Robert J. Flaherty, a pioneer in documentary film.
In 1944, the young and gifted creators of ‘On the Town’ quietly stirred diversity into their groundbreaking musical, Professor Carol Oja recounts in her new book.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks returns to the American Repertory Theater with her new play, “Father Comes Home From the Wars.”
“Selma” director Ava DuVernay discussed the film with Henry Louis Gates in an event sponsored by Harvard’s Hutchins Center.
Drawn from a series of family correspondence, letters, diaries, and journals, a new exhibit at the Schlesinger Library offers firsthand accounts of men, women, soldiers, and slaves caught up in the Civil War.
The Harvard Semitic Museum, hosting a retrospective exhibit on its long history and founder David Gordon Lyon, is refurbished, reordered, and increasingly ready for the future.
Students and faculty convened to honor and celebrate the recipients of this year’s Tazuko Ajiro-Monane Award and Noma-Reichauer Prizes in Japanese Studies. ...
Humanities 10, a new two-semester offering, is a big class on the big books, with time out for small seminars.
Visual artist Kara Walker talks about “A Subtlety,” her provocative public art project staged at a defunct Domino sugar factory in Brooklyn last summer.
Poet and memoirist Meghan O’Rourke is using her time as a Radcliffe Fellow to write “What’s Wrong With Me,” a chronicle of her struggles with autoimmune disease.
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The new American Repertory Theater play "O.P.C." examines the culture of consumerism while the production team takes the message to heart.
From the 7-year-old terrified by “King Kong” to the 89-year-old still bravely stepping out on stage, Angela Lansbury reflects on her 70 years in show business.
A comprehensive collection of material at Houghton Library shines a light on the life and work of Tennessee Williams.
Stage, screen, and television icon Angela Lansbury, at 89, makes her second visit to Harvard, for a screening of a film at the Harvard Film Archive.
In 20 years as the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Malcolm Rogers has often courted controversy with his enthusiastic embrace not only of new media, but new definitions of art itself. Rogers gave the Lowell Lecture at Emerson Hall on Thursday evening.
James Robson, professor of East Asian languages and civilizations, has edited the Daoism volume of “The Norton Anthology of World Religions.”
A select group of Harvard students witnessed the installation of a kinetic sculpture in the Harvard Art Museums by contemporary German artist Rebecca Horn on Nov. 5.
Harvard Library is sponsoring a series of films by Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa in conjunction with its exhibit “Lives of the Great Patriotic War.” The film series continues Nov. 15 and 17. The exhibit is open through Nov. 26 at the Pusey Library.
Organizing and canvassing for anti-slavery petitions by women from 1833 to 1845 was a transformational training ground for suffragettes and other social activists following the Civil War.
Harvard historian discusses the topic of her latest book, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman.”