Humanities

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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2018 Mar 02

PROOF

Fri - Fri, Mar 2 to Mar 9, 8:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 

Loeb Experimental Theater, 64 Brattle Street

Catherine has inherited her late father’s mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness.

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets: Free
How to get tickets: Visit http://bit.ly/prooftix to reserve your tickets.
Runs: 3/2/2018 through 3/9/2018

Catherine has inherited her late father’s mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness. She has spent years...

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2018 Mar 06

Beyond the Gates: The Past and Future of Prison Education at Harvard

6:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy St

This capstone event will bring together representatives from the most innovative and dynamic programs in the country to testify to the range, scope, and depth of prison education. It will also consider the work that has been done at Harvard, what we can draw inspiration from, and where we can go from here.

Presented by: Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History
Tickets: Admission is free. Tickets required. Limit of 4 tickets per person. Tickets valid until 5:45PM. Tickets available by phone and online (for a fee) and in person at...

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2018 Apr 13

Ashé Mama Afrika: Angélique Kidjo

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy St

A concert featuring Angélique Kidjo, the 2018 Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence, with the Harvard Jazz Bands. Yosvany Terry and Mark Olson, conductors.

Presented by: Office for the Arts and the Harvard Jazz Bands
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How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Angélique Kidjo, the three time Grammy Award...

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