Arturo O’Farrill, the six-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator and founder and artistic director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, visits Harvard to workshop his latest project Little Tiny Walls. A panel discussion with O’Farrill, Cornel West, Roberto G. Gonzales and other will follow -- on how art and politics interact around issues of immigration policy, identity and the undocumented in America.
Are you an Arts and Humanities concentrator? Come hear from this diverse panel of arts and humanities alums, some of whom have remained within the humanities and some of whom are using arts and humanities skills in other fields.
This panel will explore Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve’s unique friendship and the shared philosophy of these mingei ceramic legends. Warren and John were contemporaries and good friends, working at the Leach Pottery at different times and together in the US and England. Warren on John: “We were both seeking our own language. We shared the idea that pots should be made easily and quickly; they should not be elaborate things. We didn’t have to explain ourselves to one another.”... Read more about Panel Discussion and Seminar - Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve: Kindred Spirits
Presented by:FAS Diversity Dialogues Admission: Free. Registration required. Register here. Please note that space is limited and seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for registered guests.
Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Admission: Free admission. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. See website for regular museum admission. Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm...
A panel with Sharon Katz (Director of Peace Train Movement, South Africa), Patricia Zarate (Executive Director, Panama Jazz Festival and Danilo Perez Foundation, Panama), and Maria Elena Gratereaux (President of FEDUJAZZ, Dominican Republic).
These musicians and leaders share a rich history utilizing music across the world in order to address educational inequities, child poverty, and intolerance of differences. They dedicated their art to social justice reform and will share their projects in order to engage students and professionals across programs and interests who share a...
Daniel Alarcón is the author of the novels Lost City Radio (2008) and At Night We Walk in Circles (2014); Founder of Radio Ambulante and the recipient of a Lannan Fellowship.
Francisco Goldman is the author of the novels The Long Night of the White Chickens (2013), The Ordinary Seaman (1998), and The Divine Husband (2005); the memoir Say Her Name (2012); and non-fiction books The Art of Political Murder (2008) and The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle (2015).
Claire Messud is a novelist and Senior Lecturer in English, Harvard University.
How do we understand complex ecological issues such as climate change and species extinction? What role do the arts play in this understanding, compared to—or in collaboration with—the sciences? What is the role of empathy or belief, as opposed to knowledge?
Presented by: Office of the President Tickets: Admission is free. No tickets required. Harvard ID Only. Event entry is first-come, first-served at the door pending space availability. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required
The future of news—and the erosion of trust in facts—has been much debated here at Harvard and beyond. Please join President Faust in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday, January 31, at 4:00 p.m., to hear from experts who are approaching the issues from a range...
Presented by:Silk Road Project Admission: Free and open to the public. Registration is required. If this event sells out in advance, we will seat walk-ups on a space-available basis beginning just before show time. The wait list will start at the front desk at 5:30pm day of show.
Join Silk Road Ensemble members Cristina Pato, Shane Shanahan, and Wu...
Askwith Hall, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Presented by: Harvard's Mind Brain Behavior Music/Scientist Faculty Interest group, Office for the Arts at Harvard and Arts In Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education Admission: Free and open to the public; RSVP requested.
Composed is a documentary which explores performance anxiety. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion on Music Education...
"Future Instruments: What Will Musicians Be Playing in the Coming Decades?" Panel discussion with RUSSELL GRAHAM ’95, keyboardist/producer; ROGER LINN, Grammy Award-winning instrument designer; MICHAEL BIERYLO, Chair, Electronic Music Department, Berklee College of Music, and sound designer/producer; PRINCE CHARLES ALEXANDER, recording and mixing engineer; moderated by DAN FREEMAN ’97 aka CØm1x, producer/bassist and music technologist
Presented by: Learning From Performers Admission: Free, No Tickets Required