Humanities

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.

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2018 Apr 04

Deciphering Rome

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this lecture, Joseph Connors, professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard, will explore the shaping of Rome through the creation of targeted streets and celebratory piazzas.

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2018 Mar 07

The Visibility of the Eiffel Tower

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this talk, S. Hollis Clayson, the Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University, will investigate connections between the landlocked lighthouse’s illuminations, visibility, and reception. A key question Clayson will ask is: did the tower’s much-debated visual prominence, in both daylight and illuminated darkness, add up to inescapability in Barthes’ first sense?

 

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