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Radcliffe fellow Chad Williams is working on a book about what he considers one of W.E.B. Du Bois’ greatest missteps: “The Black Man and the Wounded World,” an unfinished history of the African-American experience during World War I.

Retracing Du Bois’ missteps

Radcliffe fellow probes the ‘tragedy’ of iconic African - American scholar’s failed WWI history


The cast of "Sense & Sensibility" rehearses.

Bringing out the edge in Austen’s wit

‘Sense & Sensibility’ adaptation showcases writer ‘really, really serious about questions of ethics and questions about gender and equity’


Visitors at the Harvard Art Museums provide inspiration for Lily Calcagnini '18, who has added fashion to her concentration of history and literature.

Scholar’s eye for fashion

For Lily Calcagnini, Harvard ‘is a place where students with intellectual curiosity can study precisely whatever they want’


Marcus Briggs-Cloud, M.T.S. '10, speaks to the Gazette about his work to preserve the Maskoke language and culture on "Heard at Harvard."

We speak, therefore we are

Maskoke language preservationist and HDS alum discusses his work on Gazette podcast


"I’m drawn to people who don’t fit neatly into boxes," says Professor Maya Jasanoff about the subject of her new book, Joseph Conrad, pictured.

The world according to Conrad

Professor Maya Jasanoff embraced adventure to explore the mind behind ‘Heart of Darkness’ and other classics