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Panel discussion at Harvard University's Graduate School on monuments.

A turning point in memory

In GSD panel, scholars pick up on national conversation stirred by Confederate monuments


Emily Wilson, the first woman to publish an English translation of "The Odyssey," reads at the culmination of the Homerathon, an all-day event at the Barker Center cafe where fans read different translations of the Classical epic.

New chapter for 'The Odyssey'

Emily Wilson, first woman to translate the ancient epic into English, explains her milestone


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 ‘tragedy’ of pioneering African-American scholar’s failed book on WWI


Geri Allen.

Remembering a jazz great

Vijay Iyer and Esperanza Spalding headline festival in honor of pianist Geri Allen


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’