Literary

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 Oct 18

ArtsBites: Every Ocean Hughes

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn Street

EOHTime for food and conversation! 

ArtsBites is the OFA round-table discussion series with undergraduate students and visiting artists. On October 18, we welcome Radcliffe Fellow, and interndisciplinary artist and writer Every Ocean Hughes, whose recent work includes performance,...

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2019 May 09

Printing Books at the Blind Man’s Arch: Translation and Circulation in the Luso-Brazilian Enlightenment

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Edison and Newman Room, Houghton Library, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
NeilSafierWhile Portugal's contributions to early modern book production are often overlooked, the Casa Literária do Arco do Cego printing-house (1799-1801) was a typographical venture officially sponsored by the Portuguese government that translated—and later... Read more about Printing Books at the Blind Man’s Arch: Translation and Circulation in the Luso-Brazilian Enlightenment
2019 Apr 16

Min Jin Lee

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Senior Common Room, Kirkland House

 MinJinLeeConversations with Kirkland presents Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and a New York Times 10 Best Books of 2017. Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018)...

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A life of its own

DetailThe Harvard Advocate launches the Women’s Issue with a series of free events featuring students and professionals including graphic memoirist Amy Kurzweil and fiction writer Samantha Hunt.

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Writers gotta write

Min Jin Lee by Tony RinaldoIf you want to write something, "reality can't stop you," says Radcliffe Fellow and bestselling author Min Jin Lee. She is the guest artist at an Office for the Arts lunch for students on Nov. 28.

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2018 Nov 28

Recasting the Borders: Cross-Cultural Performances in Theater and Film

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Harvard Yard

RecastingPresented by: The Office for the Arts at Harvard and Houghton Library

Recent controversies over cross-cultural and non-traditional casting in theater and film have highlighted continuing inequalities and challenges with regard to representation. Recasting the Borders:...

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Not my mother's Mexico City

Centro Historico of Mexico City PhotosOur Artist Development Fellow went to Mexico City to write documentary poetry about her mother's history. She found a way to blend the past with her own observations and insights about the magical metropolis.  

By Guest Blogger Daniela Muehleisen ’19


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2018 Sep 25

Gotta Get Down to It: Conversations with musician David Crosby

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

David Crosby
David Crosby Photo: Anna Webber
Join the legendary musician David Crosby in discussion forum with a group of Harvard student musicians and poets curated by host Kate van Orden, Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of Music at Harvard, followed by a conversation between Crosby and Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African-American Music at Harvard. The event, which is funded with support from the Kayden Artist in Residence Fund, is free and open to the public.... Read more about Gotta Get Down to It: Conversations with musician David Crosby

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