Literary

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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2019 Mar 24

America / We Need To Talk

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA. 02138

Coro AllegroAmerica / We Need To Talk
Presented by Coro Allegro

Voices of American composers and poets call for dialogue, justice and affirmation that Black lives matter. Feauturing a kaleidoscopic world premiere by an immigrant composer that shines light on America through the prisms of three great poems:...

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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 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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