Literary Arts

2019 Sep 03

Randall Munroe

7:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Randall Munroe - Harvard Book StoreRandall Munroe
Presented by Harvard Book Store

Randall Munroe is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, and creator of the beloved webcomic xkcd. Join him for a discussion of his latest book, How To:...

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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
2019 Apr 03

Jodidi Lecture: Nadia Murad

4:00pm

Location: 

Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge

Jodidi Lecture: Nadia MuradJodidi Lecture: Nadia Murad
Presented by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad in Conversation with Jennifer Leaning. Nadia Murad is a leading advocate for survivors of genocide and sexual violence.

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2019 Mar 05

Workshops with graphic memoirist Amy Kurzweil and short story writer Samantha Hunt

3:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, Room 203, 10-12 Holyoke Street

Amy Kurzweil and Samantha HuntEvent: Public workshop with Harvard Advocate writers Amy Kurzweil (graphic memoir and comics) and Samantha Hunt (short story and novel)
Time and date: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5; Farkas Hall, Room 203
Attendance: Open to the...

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