Literary Arts

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).

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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

Admission: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.... Read more about Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

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 Nov 14

Becoming Sensitive: Experimentations between Art, Science and Politics, A Talk by Frédérique Aït-Touati

5:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, Room 203, 10-12 Holyoke St.

Frederique Ait-Touati | Becoming Sensitive: Experimentations between Art, Science and PoliticsIn this talk, Frédérique Aït-Touati will discuss how performing research can be a way to develop creative relationships between art and theory.

Presented by: Critical Media Practice, Theater, Dance & Media and the Mahindra Humanities Center’s France and the World Seminar... Read more about Becoming Sensitive: Experimentations between Art, Science and Politics, A Talk by Frédérique Aït-Touati

2017 Nov 09

Books as Portals: Reading and Responding to Historical Collections in the 21st Century

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St

Houghton Library presents its biannual Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture: Books as Portals: Reading and Responding to Historical Collections in the 21st Century by Katherine M. Ruffin, Proprietor of Shinola Press and Book Studies and Book Arts Program Director at Wellesley College

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Voice box

BeatboxerHarvard's fourth annual beatboxing residency focuses on the unique educational expression of of an art form that speaks from and to the community.

By Gareth Anderson '19... Read more about Voice box

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