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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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2017 Oct 02

"Altered Gazes" at the Schlesinger Library

Mon Oct 2, 9:00pm to Fri Jan 19, 5:00pm

Location: 

Schlesinger Library, 3 James St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public
Library hours: 9 AM-5 PM, Monday-Saturday
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Presented as a companion to Houghton Library’s concurrent exhibition, "Altered States," "Altered Gazes: Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll" reframes past and present countercultures by highlighting women’s participation and responses.... Read more about "Altered Gazes" at the Schlesinger Library

2017 Aug 31

FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St

Presented by: FAS Diversity Dialogues
Admission: Free. Registration required. Register here
Please note that space is limited and seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for registered guests.

Moderated by Callie Crossley, WGBH host of Under the Radar, a panel will discuss the learnings and perspectives shared in the book Flying Lessons and Other Stories.... Read more about FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

2017 Sep 12

Art Spiegelman: Comix, Jews ’n Art? Dun’t Esk!!

5:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Center for Jewish Studies
Tickets: Event is free. Tickets Required. Limit of 4 tickets per person . Tickets valid until 4:45PM.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222. Available by phone and internet for a fee. 

Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Artist/Illustrator and author of Maus, In the Shadow...

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2017 Jun 06

Spotlight on Collections: Thoreau's Notes on the Shipwreck of Margaret Fuller

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Lowell Room

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions and events at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
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2017 May 22

Henry David Thoreau at 200

1:55pm

Location: 

Houghton Library

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhbition Runs: May 22–September 2, 2017
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM

As scholars, teachers, politicians, and pundits debate what America is and means by reimagining or rewriting the America in which we live, it is worth recalling the America actually lived in and written about by the country’s first generation born after the American Revolution. The bicentenary of Henry David Thoreau, who was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on July 12, 1817 and died there on May 6, 1862, provides such an occasion.... Read more about Henry David Thoreau at 200

2017 Apr 18

Damon Krukowski with Amanda Palmer: The New Analog

6:00pm

Location: 

Level 3, CRC/bookshop, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
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CRC/Bookshop hosts the release of Damon Krukowski latest book The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World published by The New Press. Krukowski will be in conversation with performer, songwriter, and writer Amanda Palmer.... Read more about Damon Krukowski with Amanda Palmer: The New Analog

2017 Apr 13

Spend an Evening with Author Dava Sobel

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden St.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public; registration is now closed, but walk-in attendees are welcome if seating is available.
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The acclaimed author of "Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time," Dava Sobel will speak about her...

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2017 Apr 03

Writers Speak: Daniel Alarcón and Francisco Goldman in Conversation with Claire Messud

6:00pm

Location: 

Room 113, Sever Hall

Daniel Alarcón is the author of the novels Lost City Radio (2008) and At Night We Walk in Circles (2014); Founder of Radio Ambulante and the recipient of a Lannan Fellowship.

Francisco Goldman is the author of the novels The Long Night of the White Chickens (2013), The Ordinary Seaman (1998), and The Divine Husband (2005); the memoir Say Her Name (2012); and non-fiction books The Art of Political Murder (2008) and The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle (2015). 

Claire Messud is a novelist and Senior Lecturer in English, Harvard University.

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