Events

    2020 Feb 20

    History Reconsidered: Poetry Reading and Discussion with Clint Smith

    4:15pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138H
    HistoryReconsideredJoin Clint Smith, a doctoral candidate at Harvard University and an Emerson Fellow at New America, for a reading of his poetry followed by a discussion. Free and open to the public (registration requested). For additional information and to register online, click ... Read more about History Reconsidered: Poetry Reading and Discussion with Clint Smith
    2019 Dec 11

    The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
    ChananTigayChanan Tigay is an award-winning journalist and nonfiction writer who has covered the Middle East, 9/11, and the United Nations for such outlets as AFP, the Atlantic, GQ, and the New Yorker. In this lecture, Tigay will talk about his first book, The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s... Read more about The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible
    2019 Dec 03

    The Call of Migratory Things

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
    NinaMcconigleyNina McConigley, award-winning author of the short-story collection Cowboys and East Indians, will discuss her upcoming novel titled The Call of Migratory Things. With the landscape of the American West as the framework of this different kind of pioneer narrative, the novel... Read more about The Call of Migratory Things
    2019 Nov 01

    We Are America

    Fri - Mon, Nov 1 to Dec 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Gutman Library Gallery, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
    WeAreAmericaDuring the 2018-2019 school year, teacher Jessica Lander (EDM'15) and students in her Seminar on American Diversity strove to answer the question: What does it mean to be American? In trying to tie together large historical movements and individual histories they wrote and edited two books of personal stories: We Are... Read more about We Are America
    2019 Oct 11

    Writing Black Lives

    4:15pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
    WritingBlackLivesAuthors Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Imani Perry, and Robert Reid-Pharr discuss how their work as biographers speaks to key contemporary discussions about black politics, community, identity, and life. This event is free, but registration is required, For registration and additional information, click... Read more about Writing Black Lives
    2019 Mar 05

    Workshops with graphic memoirist Amy Kurzweil and short story writer Samantha Hunt

    3:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Farkas Hall, Room 203, 10-12 Holyoke Street

    Amy Kurzweil and Samantha HuntEvent: Public workshop with Harvard Advocate writers Amy Kurzweil (graphic memoir and comics) and Samantha Hunt (short story and novel)
    Time and date: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5; Farkas Hall, Room 203
    Attendance: Open to the...

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    2018 Apr 27

    Poetry Reading at HGSE

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Elliot Lyman Room, Longfellow Hall

    come say / goodbye / to this [academic] / year in an evening of poetry reading / send us your / poem(s) / at florilegium.hgse@gmail.com and come / share them / next friday 27 / april from 5 / to 7 PM at eliot lyman room / harvard graduate school of education / we are aiming to have a collective / writing experience as well/ light refreshments will be / served

    Presented by: Florilegium Student Group

    Admission: Free: No Tickets Required

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    2018 Apr 26

    2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    Colson Whitehead
    Writer Colson Whitehead '91 Photo: Madeline Whitehead
    Presented By Office for the Arts and the Harvard Board of Overseers

    Author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ‘91 is the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. The ceremony, which is presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, is the official opening of ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts. The medal ceremony includes a discussion with Whitehead moderated by actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D ‘05.... Read more about 2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91

    2018 Apr 07

    The Austen Trio from England – performing music loved and played by Jane Austen

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Paine Hall

    Austen Trio

    The performance of the Austen Trio from England is an interdisciplinary event, which is made possible thanks to the generous financial support of Harvard's Provostial Fund for the Arts and the Humanities Harvard University Department of English, Harvard University Department of Music Office for the Arts at Harvard

     

     

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    2018 Mar 29

    Harvard Review Salon Series 2018

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

    HR Salon Series 2018This year’s Salon Series celebrates the launch of the print RENGA FOR OBAMA and features Poetry Editor Major Jackson in conversation with contributor Paul Muldoon. Reception and book signing to follow.

    Presented by: Harvard Review and Houghton Library... Read more about Harvard Review Salon Series 2018

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