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Du Bois Medalists

The great eight

Du Bois medals honor outstanding contributions in black arts, culture

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“The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga”

From the page to the stage

Prior to Harvard visit, Min Kahng talks about how he created musical ‘Four Immigrants’

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Amanda Gorman '20, the inaugural U.S. youth poet laureate, wrote a poem for Harvard President Larry Bacow’s inauguration.

The poetic perspective

Youth laureate Amanda Gorman ’20 will deliver a special poem at Bacow’s inauguration

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Ian Wallace with daughter Lola at the Peabody Museum.

Anthropology with a family touch

Marshall photos from Africa in the 1950s, on view at Peabody Museum, capture a fading way of life in the Kalahari Desert

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Mayra Rivera.

Where ideas, tensions converge

Faculty chair of Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights shares vision for interdepartmental program

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Susanne Ebbinghaus.

Intoxicating art

For museumgoers, a chance to party like it’s 500 B.C.

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Gloria Benedikt and Mimmo Miccolis practice steps from “Dancing with the Future,” a multimedia production that explores how humans might cooperate with future generations to solve global problems.

Dancing with the future

Production merges science with art to explain mechanisms of cooperation

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"Wild Strawberries."

Following Bergman into the dark

Harvard Film Archive celebrates Swedish director, ‘one of the towering figures of modern cinema’

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Drawing of Leonid meteor shower, 1833.

Second life for slave narrative

Scholar hopes project will inspire similar efforts: ‘There were thousands of people like Jane Clark’

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Fiction writer Laura van den Berg, a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in Harvard’s Creative Writing Program, discusses horror movies and her new novel, "The Third Hotel."

Horror’s human side

Harvard lecturer Laura van den Berg on her new novel, ‘The Third Hotel’

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