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Archivist Megan Sniffin-Marinoff discusses the memorabilia that tells the story of The Harvard Lampoon throughout its 140 years.

Smirk central

Lampoon’s creative irreverence animates exhibit marking its 140th anniversary

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The drawing "Head of a Young Woman" by Odilon Redon is among the pieces included in "Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870-1910," one of the new exhibits on display at the Harvard Art Museums.

Drawing power

Harvard Art Museums exhibit a showcase for masterworks in progress

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The new glass rooftop that now tops Harvard Art Museums allows natural light to filter down into the courtyard.

Art's shining future

Renewed Harvard museums to reopen in a sparkling building, showcasing evocative works

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Russian human rights lawyer Sergei Golubok (center) said the biggest legal concern in Russia is the lack of judicial independence. Golubok was joined by Anton Burkov (right), who simply stated, “We need to use what we have."

Russia and rights

Lawyers outline ways in which legal system there is undercut from within, though they also see cause for hope

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Maria Molteni (left, photo 1) and Hans Tutschku worked on the installation in Byerly Hall. Tutschku (photo 2) gave the exhibit a whimsical touch. “It’s a little machine, which reacts to people,”  he said of the collection of antique cigar boxes stacked on top on each other. They emit sounds that are triggered by motion detectors when people walk by (photo 3).

A rich artistic stew

Radcliffe fellow, a composer, adds elements of dance, painting, and photography to build a textured exhibit

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Three filmmakers with Harvard ties have been nominated for Academy Awards for best documentary feature film. The young directors honed their skills as undergraduates in Harvard's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies. Above are three scenes from Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing."

Film as a force

Three Oscar nominees for best documentaries learned their craft in Harvard program

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