Literary Arts

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 Oct 22

W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Hutchins Center Honors presents the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal CeremonyW.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony
Presented by Hutchins Center Honors

Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American studies. This year's honorees include Elizabeth Alexander, Poet, Educator, and...

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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 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 05

The Formation Of A Private Collection For The Public Good: John Ruskin And His Transatlantic Inspiration

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
RuskinIn conjunction with Houghton Library's exhibition Victorian Visionary: John Ruskin and the Realization of the Ideal, R. Dyke Benjamin, President of the American Trust for the British Library, will present his lecture “The Formation Of A Private... Read more about The Formation Of A Private Collection For The Public Good: John Ruskin And His Transatlantic Inspiration

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