Literary

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 is free and open to the public.... Read more about Gotta Get Down to It: Conversations with musician David Crosby
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 Feb 08

An Evening with Pulitzer-Prize Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street

In this lecture, Viet Thanh Nguyen offers some answers through an exploration of his writing and criticism. His remarks will be followed by a discussion with writer Gish Jen RI '02. 

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public, no tickets required

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Unbreakable writer

Females are strong as hellScreenwriter Robert Carlock '95 is a favorite during JAMS! -- the OFA offerings during Harvard's Wintersession. This January, he returns with a new hit on his resume: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. We spoke with him about his undergrad years, writing comedy and the Hollywood biz. 

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