Literary Arts

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

 

 

Presented by: Harvard University Department of English... Read more about The Austen Trio from England – performing music loved and played by Jane Austen

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

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

2018 Apr 21

Signet Annual Dinner Student/Alumni Meet-Up - Apr. 21

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St

Looking to connect with and learn from alumni in the arts and letters? Come to this event and hear from alums at various stages of a career in the arts!

Presented by Office of Career Services and The Signet Society
ADMISSION: Free; open to Harvard students only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

2018 Feb 09

So You Want to be a Novelist... - Feb. 9

12:00pm to 1:10pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St

Join novelists William Martin and Whitney Scharer for a conversation on all things "novel" moderated by novelist Keith Raffel.

Presented by Office of Career Services
ADMISSION: Free; open to Harvard students only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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. 

By Gareth Anderson '19... Read more about Unbreakable writer

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