Literary

2019 Dec 11

The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible

4:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
ChananTigayChanan Tigay is an award-winning journalist and nonfiction writer who has covered the Middle East, 9/11, and the United Nations for such outlets as AFP, the Atlantic, GQ, and the New Yorker. In this lecture, Tigay will talk about his first book, The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s... Read more about The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible
2019 Dec 03

The Call of Migratory Things

4:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
NinaMcconigleyNina McConigley, award-winning author of the short-story collection Cowboys and East Indians, will discuss her upcoming novel titled The Call of Migratory Things. With the landscape of the American West as the framework of this different kind of pioneer narrative, the novel... Read more about The Call of Migratory Things
2019 Nov 12

Perspectives on Performance: Mandy Schutzman

6:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
MandySchutzmanWriter and performance scholar Mady Schutzman will discuss her book project Behold the Elusive Night Parrot, a separate yet parallel work to Jonathan Berger's exhibition, both of which were informed by a two-year correspondence between the artist and writer. Free and open to the public. For additional... Read more about Perspectives on Performance: Mandy Schutzman
2019 Nov 13

We Are America: Conversation and Workshop

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
WeAreAmericaThe national We Are America Project, led by a dozen recent high school graduates and their teacher Jessica Lander are working with 36 teachers and more than 1,300 young people across the country to create a new definition of what it means to be American — and to spark a new national conversation about American... Read more about We Are America: Conversation and Workshop
2019 Nov 01

We Are America

Fri - Mon, Nov 1 to Dec 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Library Gallery, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
WeAreAmericaDuring the 2018-2019 school year, teacher Jessica Lander (EDM'15) and students in her Seminar on American Diversity strove to answer the question: What does it mean to be American? In trying to tie together large historical movements and individual histories they wrote and edited two books of personal stories: We Are... Read more about We Are America
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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