Events

    2018 Feb 08

    Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

    6:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

    Day 1: Piper Auditorium, Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street | Day 2: Thompson Room, Barker Center 110, 12 Quincy Street

    The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard presents Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar: Migration and the Humanities: A Conference

    Admission: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.... Read more about Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

    2017 Sep 12

    Art Spiegelman: Comix, Jews ’n Art? Dun’t Esk!!

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    Presented by: Center for Jewish Studies
    Tickets: Event is free. Tickets Required. Limit of 4 tickets per person . Tickets valid until 4:45PM.
    How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Available by phone and internet for a fee. 

    Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Artist/Illustrator and author of Maus, In the Shadow...

    Read more about Art Spiegelman: Comix, Jews ’n Art? Dun’t Esk!!
    2017 Apr 18

    Damon Krukowski with Amanda Palmer: The New Analog

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Level 3, CRC/bookshop, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Admission: Free and open to the public
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    CRC/Bookshop hosts the release of Damon Krukowski latest book The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World published by The New Press. Krukowski will be in conversation with performer, songwriter, and writer Amanda Palmer.... Read more about Damon Krukowski with Amanda Palmer: The New Analog

    2016 Oct 24

    A Provocation: A Pre-Election Poetry Reading

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

     

    Presented by: Woodberry Poetry Room; cosponsored by the Harvard Art Museums 
    Admission: free; see website
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm. 

    Five poets—Anne Waldman, Juliana Spahr, Tyehimba Jess, Don Mee Choi, and Rodrigo Toscano—will read works that resonate with the ideas behind this year’s presidential election. Presented by the Woodberry Poetry Room.... Read more about A Provocation: A Pre-Election Poetry Reading

    2016 Jan 27

    Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form

    12:40pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave

    Presented by: Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard and Harvard Book Store
    Tickets: Free and open to the public. No tickets required. 

    Hillary L. Chute, Associate Professor of English at the University of Chicago and Visiting Professor in the Department of English at Harvard University, discusses her new book, Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form... Read more about Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form

    2016 Jan 22

    writer NELL SCOVELL: “A Way with Words”

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

    Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
    Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public. Registration is closed, but some seating may be available at the door starting 15 minutes prior to start time. Admission first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
    Blog post: Nell Scovell '82: Write now. Sleep later.

    Nell Scovell '82—a frequent contributor to Vanity Fair and The New York Times, with TV credits that include “The Simpsons,” “Monk,” “NCIS,” “Late Night with David Letterman” and her own hit series “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”—says that “what you do with words determines what words do to others; they can be arranged to educate, inspire, and entertain. And you can do all three at once.” Scovell will discuss how to jump between literary genres including journalism, book writing, screenplays, speechwriting and television, each form having its own set of structural rules and stylistic demands. If you are interested in a broad range of writing that includes both fiction and non-fiction, prose and dialogue, this discussion will challenge you to try new genres and expand the way you express yourself.... Read more about writer NELL SCOVELL: “A Way with Words”

    2015 Nov 16

    poet/singer-songwriter ALICIA JO RABINS

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Hillel, Rosovsky Hall, 52 Mt. Auburn St.

    Alicia Jo RabinsPresented by: Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive, the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library and Harvard Divinity School.
    Tickets: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required; seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity).
    Location: Harvard Hillel, Rosovsky Hall

    Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive and the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library, presents Divinity School: A Reading and Musical Performance” featuring Alicia Jo Rabins. Introduced by Elisa New, Professor of American Literature at Harvard University, the event will include a reading by Rabins of her poetry collection Divinity School, and a performance of songs from her new recording “Open the Ground” with her band Girls in Trouble, whose music is inspired by stories of women in the Bible.... Read more about poet/singer-songwriter ALICIA JO RABINS

    2015 Oct 06

    The Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts: David Grossman, Facts of Life and Death

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Radcliffe Gym, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street

    Hauser Forum for the ArtsPresented by Mahindra Humanities Center
    Tickets: Required and available beginning Tuesday, September 29 at the Harvard Box Office. Tickets will also be available by phone (617-496-2222) and internet (www.boxoffice.harvard.edu) for a fee. Limit two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 5:45pm.
    ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.... Read more about The Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts: David Grossman, Facts of Life and Death