Artist Hans Tutschku, the Fanny P. Mason Professor of Music and Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, composed a new sound installation to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Carpenter Center. The installation, Unreal Memories, brings voices from many different cultures together in a sound clip that is projected from the rooftop of the Carpenter Center.
Journalist Paul Salopek describes the importance of walking at the Out of Eden talk in the Barker Center. He plans to walk approximately 21,00 miles as he retraces the original path of humans out of Africa.
Ali Banuazizi, Professor of Political Science at Boston College, emphasizes the massive number of Green movement supports present during demonstrations as he shows clips of some of these events. He spoke at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies about Iran's Green movement and the Arab Spring movement on Thursday.
Brooke Kantor '15 sings "Livin' on a Prayer" at the Shani a cappella Chanukah concert this Thursday at Hillel. Shani is Harvard's only Jewish social action a cappella group.
Toni Morrison on Goodness and Altruism
Toni Morrison, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, gives a talk as part of the Harvard Divinity School's Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality, Thursday afternoon. Morrison explored the role of goodness and altruism in literature.
VES Open Studio
Students taking classes in the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) had the opportunity to put their work on display at the Fall Open Studios event at the Carpenter Center on Thursday evening.The collection of student work included multimedia projects, interactive sound installations, paintings, prints, drawings, and conceptual figure painting, among others.