Divinity School alum and indigenous Maskoke nation citizen Marcus Briggs-Cloud discusses his efforts to maintain his ancestral language and identity in the next installment of the Gazette’s podcast “Heard at Harvard.”
Professor Maya Jasanoff talks about her new book, “The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World.”
Since 1996, the Yuchi Language Project has been fighting to preserve the language of the Yuchi people.
Houghton Library displays highlights from the 50,000 pieces inherited from a billionaire collector who was obsessed with the search for transcendence through sex, drugs, and rock ’n ’roll.
Insight from Cassandra Albinson of Harvard Art Museums on the $450.3 million sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi.”
Michael Ondaatje, author of “The English Patient” and other novels, read passages from his work and took questions on his creative process during a Harvard forum.
Harvard Art Museums has announced a major gift of Dutch Golden Age drawings from the Maida and George Abrams collection.
Author and Harvard alumnus Walter Isaacson takes on the ultimate Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci.
The Harvard poet discusses new book of poetry, life as a trans woman, and settling in as as co-poetry editor of The Nation.
Four Harvard professors engage students in a weekly dialogue that looks at wisdom as it relates to how we experience the world, and the strategies we need to have a moral life amid uncertainty.
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Designer Virgil Abloh’s Harvard lecture mirrored his multiplatform career: bold, dynamic, and audacious.
Wynton Marsalis was back at Harvard on Monday night to celebrate the release of the video version of his first lecture performance at Harvard from 2011, “Music as Metaphor,” and to discuss the importance of the arts.
Feejee Mermaid offers haunting image at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
The poetry of Phillis Wheatley adds power to a film by Harvard scholars that re-creates an 18th-century campus debate on slavery.
A Harvard delegation traveled to Mexico to take part in the inaugural talk of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series.
Harvard Music Department administrator Lesley Bannatyne’s other life is as a Halloween expert. She has written five books on the topic, including a children’s work.
The Harvard Graduate Council kicked off Worldwide Week with the inaugural International Festival, featuring music and dance by multicultural student groups.
A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar Stephen Greenblatt on his new book, "The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve."
A profile of Luke Kelly ’19, a history concentrator whose work at Houghton Library has nurtured his award-winning passion for books.
At the Center for Government and International Studies, a small exhibit captures the life and work of an artist influenced by Harvard, by a range of cultural forces, and by the postwar art movements swirling in Europe and New York City in the 1950s and ’60s.
Oula Alrifai, A.M. ’19, and her brother, Mouhanad Al-Rifay, are releasing “Tomorrow’s Children,” a documentary about Syrian child refugees trying to survive in Turkey.
La’Toya Princess Jackson, a master’s of liberal arts candidate in dramatic arts, takes a main role, and learns more than just her part.
Wynton Marsalis shares the stage with President Drew Faust to celebrate the release of his video, based on a lecture series he started at Harvard in 2011.
An interview with George Andreou, who took the helm as new director of the Harvard University Press in September.
Harvard professor and New Yorker book critic James Wood talks to the Gazette about Kazuo Ishiguro's Nobel Prize in literature.
Sebastian Reyes '19 took a course in Soviet film and ran with it — all the way to Russia.
“Maus” author Art Spiegelman discussed art, existence, and Jewish identity during a visit to Harvard.
“WARHOLCAPOTE” draws from 75 hours of conversations between Andy Warhol and Truman Capote recorded during the 1970s, when they discussed everything from the trials of fame to using their talks to create their own Broadway show.
Radcliffe hosted directors from five Boston-area museums for a discussion titled “The Museum, the City, and the University.”
Harvard’s newest assistant professor of music brings years of experience as a composer, pianist, choir director, and minister.
Generations of Harvard alumni came together on campus last weekend to celebrate the arts as a dynamic part of the University’s curriculum.
Claire Messud, senior lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, discusses her latest novel about the joy and pain of middle school as a young woman.
A course on Frida Kahlo helped students understand the context in which the Mexican painter developed her works and how she became a cult icon.
A special show at Harvard Art Museums features a series of 10 prints from Andy Warhol’s “Marilyn Monroe” portfolio.
Harvard Art Museums trip to Dighton Rock explored its connection to the exhibition “The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820.”
Transition, a magazine published by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, has been published in Africa for the first time in nearly three decades.
Salman Rushdie discussed his new novel, “The Golden House,” in a conversation with Harvard’s Homi Bhabha at First Parish Church.
Two collections of William Moulton Marston, a Harvard graduate, psychologist, and inventor of the lie detector machine whose Wonder Woman comics promoted the triumph of women in a male-dominated world, arrived at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s Schlesinger Library.
Harvard jazz leader and instructor Yosvany Terry returns to his musical roots in Cuba, where his destiny was formed.
Harvard sophomore Ashley LaLonde auditioned for a role in “Hamilton” and landed one in the American Repertory Theater production “Burn All Night.”
Celebrated writer Michael Pollan talks to the Gazette about joining the Creative Writing Program as the Lewis K. Chan Arts Lecturer.
Harvard Film Archive has programmed films by Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and others for its “Night of the Vampire.”
The Harvard Jazz Bands make and learn music, absorb culture on summer tour of Cuba.
While many of their peers were relaxing, a handful of Harvard students spent their summer immersing themselves in Viking history on a remote Danish island.
Creative writing lecturer Paul Yoon talks to the Gazette about his new book, "The Mountain," and about his process, teaching, and the thinking behind his new story collection.
A portrait by the French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard helps highlight the loans that Harvard makes with other art institutions.
Harvard neurologist Howard Weiner is winning praise as a film director for his feature “The Last Poker Game.”
Harvard Professor Emeritus Lawrence Buell reflects on the lasting importance of Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” on the 200th anniversary of the author’s birth.
Students in a new class on feminism learned about unsung leaders in the struggle for women’s rights.
As the bicentennial nears for the birth of Henry David Thoreau, it’s clear that Harvard College influenced the churlish naturalist far more than he would have admitted, author says.