Literary Arts

2018 Apr 27

Poetry Reading at HGSE

5:00pm

Location: 

Elliot Lyman Room, Longfellow Hall

come say / goodbye / to this [academic] / year in an evening of poetry reading / send us your / poem(s) / at florilegium.hgse@gmail.com and come / share them / next friday 27 / april from 5 / to 7 PM at eliot lyman room / harvard graduate school of education / we are aiming to have a collective / writing experience as well/ light refreshments will be / served

Presented by: Florilegium Student Group

Admission: Free: No Tickets Required

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2018 Apr 16

WRITERS' GYM

Mon - Sat, Apr 16 to May 5, 6:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Havard University, Emerson Hall, room 307

Curated by playwright Ana Candida Carneiro. Come develop your writing skills in short, intensive, and focused meetings! In this series of drop-in meetings, with the duration of one-hour and a half, we will do focused writing exercises, share our writings and discuss one specific aspect of playwriting.

Presented by: Ana Candida Carneiro - Babel Theater Project... Read more about WRITERS' GYM

2018 Apr 26

2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Colson Whitehead
Writer Colson Whitehead '91 Photo: Madeline Whitehead
Presented By Office for the Arts and the Harvard Board of Overseers

Author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ‘91 is the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. The ceremony, which is presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, is the official opening of ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts. The medal ceremony includes a discussion with Whitehead moderated by actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D ‘05.... Read more about 2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91

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.

Presented by: Harvard Review and Houghton Library... Read more about Harvard Review Salon Series 2018

2018 Apr 07

The Austen Trio from England – performing music loved and played by Jane Austen

7:00pm

Location: 

Paine Hall

Austen Trio

The performance of the Austen Trio from England is an interdisciplinary event, which is made possible thanks to the generous financial support of Harvard's Provostial Fund for the Arts and the Humanities Harvard University Department of English, Harvard University Department of Music Office for the Arts at Harvard

 

 

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2018 Feb 13

Lecture: Seeing Text, Reading Maps

5:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, followed by an exhibition viewing and reception at Houghton Library

Tom ConleySpecializing in the relations of space and writing in literature, cartography, and cinema, Professor Conley will discuss his lifelong fascination with literary maps. Conley’s most recent essay on the subject appears in the newly published "Literature and Cartography: Theories, Histories, Genres," ed. By Anders Engberg-Pedersen (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017).

Presented by: Houghton Library... Read more about Lecture: Seeing Text, Reading Maps

2018 Feb 08

Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

6:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

Day 1: Piper Auditorium, Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street | Day 2: Thompson Room, Barker Center 110, 12 Quincy Street

The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard presents Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar: Migration and the Humanities: A Conference

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