173 stories tagged ‘Corydon Ireland’
Alice Anne Brown is graduating from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design as an urban planner interested in creating greener, bicycle-friendly cities around the world.
Former Ethiopian judge and political prisoner Birtukan Midekssa, at Harvard as a Scholar at Risk, argues that her native land — with its heritage of religious tolerance and its innate appetite for liberty — is ripe for democracy.
Time & Time Again, a new exhibit centered on Harvard’s Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, uses artifacts to illustrate shifting conceptions of making and marking time, from the cyclic sun and stars to linear springs and gears.
Scholars gathered at Harvard to discuss the Emancipation Proclamation and African-American service during the Civil War.
In this year’s Tanner Lectures, Yale Law School Dean Robert C. Post suggested common constitutional ground in the campaign finance reform debate.
Humanities programs are in trouble in universities across the world — but hope prevails.
Art historian Steven Nelson inaugurated the Richard Cohen Lecture Series at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute with a look at how black American artists draw from centuries of the African diaspora.
Two Harvard conferences, each trimmed from two days to one by the Boston Marathon bombing and resulting manhunt, provided surprisingly appropriate lessons of comfort and perspective.
As Greater Boston shut down during Friday’s manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Harvard halted too — and found peace, togetherness, and hope.
Harvard analysts in a range of fields discuss the many ways that the Boston Marathon bombings are likely to affect daily life in this area and beyond.
“Mirror With a Memory” is a new Pusey Library exhibit of photographs and other artifacts from the years when Harvard and the nation were anticipating the Civil War, then fighting it, and, finally, remembering it.
Albanian novelist Gazmend Kapllani, a Radcliffe Fellow this year, draws inspiration for his writing from his nation’s ink-dark past under harsh Communist rule.
Harvard’s Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, soon turning 50, was celebrated at the Graduate School of Design through a visit from its first director, Eduard Sekler, along with early faculty and students.
A pair of 19th-century photo albums, recataloged after more than 130 years at Harvard, reveals a vanishing world of North American Indians.
With the world’s sea levels rising and posing a long-term threat to coastal cities, Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi suggests building houses that float, but, taken together, still function as a community.
Visionary architect and developer John C. Portman Jr., inventor of soaring atria in city hotels, stopped by the Harvard's Graduate School of Design to offer advice and wisdom.
The fourth annual Harvard African Development Conference drew experts from across disciplines and the world for a snapshot of innovation in “the continent of the future.”
With a New England winter storm as an ironic counterpoint, a delegation of Senegalese officials arrived at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics Friday. In the lead was Macky Sall, who is only the fourth president of the Republic of Senegal since the nation was founded in 1960. The country of 12 million is [...]
Andrew Young — minister, activist, politician, and diplomat — reflected during a Harvard appearance on the battles of the American civil rights era, and on the economic problems that remain.
“Congo on the Wire,” a new exhibit at the Carr Center, helps a panel of experts outline the horror and complexity of an African war.
Harvard joins with three other universities and five theaters in the National Civil War Project, a multiyear collaboration that will use the arts to reimagine America’s transformative conflict of 150 years ago.
NRA President David Keene and Jonathan E. Lowy presented their views on gun policy during visits to Harvard.
Filmmakers with Harvard ties are showing, speaking, and mingling at the Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival.
A lecture series on medicine in the Civil War continues at Harvard Medical School with a look at Zabdiel Boylston Adams, a descendant of an iconic American founding family who served heroically as both a doctor and an infantry officer.
Ahead at Harvard is a semester of celebrating Marcel Proust, whose landmark “Swann’s Way” was published in 1913.