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Charrise Barron.

How music powers protest

The struggle for racial justice has always had a soundtrack. New faculty Charrise Barron explores its evolution from gospel to hip-hop.


Little Amal.

Big impact of Little Amal

A.R.T., ArtsThursdays event centers on 12-foot puppet of Syrian refugee child, kicks off monthlong arts programming on migration, immigration


A Map of Narnia and the Surrounding Countries.

Lost in fictional maps

Fantasy worlds from Middle Earth to Westeros come to life in Harvard Library exhibit


Bright colorful watercolor collage by Louise Rösler called "The Shop Window."

How to judge a painting

Do: Ask questions and keep an open mind. Don’t: Say your child could’ve made that.


Tiya Miles.

Reinspired by true events

Tiya Miles’ research on Cherokee slaveholding sparked her first novel. A recent tribal reckoning led her to revisit it.


Emmett Price.

Reflections as hip-hop turns 50

Black music scholar examines genre's history, staying power — and ‘intentionality’ of recognition in recent years from elite cultural institutions


Richard (Jupiter Lê) in surrounded by fluttering fans in a scene from the play "SWAN."

Staging the ‘unstageable’

YouTube star, student, and a ghost called Swan collide in Sophie Kim’s ‘dreamscape of queer and trans revelry’ — inspired by professor’s challenge


"Cunard Street, Interior II" by Richard Foster Yarde.

American stories in watercolor

Exhibition goes beyond idyllic landscapes to cramped apartment, 19th-century wardrobe malfunction, cancer-defying self-portraits


City of poets

Eight students pick a spot in Cambridge with historical, personal meaning and read an original work