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Professors Make Case for ‘Long-Term’ History

During the talk, the authors emphasized taking long-term perspectives in the study of history, rather than focusing on brief moments in time.

Patients With Passports
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Patients With Passports

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center, I. Glen Cohen leads a talk about his book 'Patients With Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics' in Langdell Hall on Wednesday. Panelists for the discussion included Amitabh Chadra, Nir Eyal, and Alicia Ely Yamin.

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
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Today In Photos (11/20/2014)

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Marianne Moore Biographer Talks Poetry, Family

“Marianne Moore became the important poet she was because of her resistance and her survival of her very oppressive mother,” said Linda Leavell, biographer and Beinecke fellow at Yale. “What I needed to do in this book was to tell the story of Moore’s family.”

Updike
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Updike

John Updike in 2009

Updike in 2006
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Updike in 2006

Updike in 2006

Updike in 2006
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Staff Rec: 'Higher Gossip'

Arts Board Staff Writers tell about the stories of the books that have changed them. In this installment, Victoria Zhuang explores her relationship with John Updike's "Higher Gossip."

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'Thieves' Robbed of Its Potential

“Street of Thieves” delivers well on the socially relevant elements of its premise but presents a plot with little electricity and a main character without much depth.

Megan Amram
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Megan Amram

Megan Amram '10 reads an excerpt from her newly released book "Science...for Her!" at the Brattle Theatre. Amram is a writer for the NBC show "Parks and Recreation".

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In 'Different Bed,' Jemc Falters

Jac Jemc’s recent collection of stories is the kind that qualifies for applause at intervals only. The title, “A Different Bed Every Time,” is perhaps too appropriate for its own good.

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Jin Proves Himself a Skillful Stylist

Rarely does one encounter an espionage novel told in as straightforward and unadorned a voice as Ha Jin’s. The National Book Award laureate and two-time PEN/Faulkner-winning author’s new novel, “A Map of Betrayal,” chronicles the story of Gary Shang, “the biggest Chinese spy ever caught in North America.”

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Ford's Newest a 'Frank' Success

Absence, omission, and forgetting turn out to be the true center of the book; there is no external destination to be striven for, no climax and ending to be buttoned on this tale.

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Bad Trend Alert: Senior Bar

I study history and literature, that most refined, elegant, and humble combination of subjects. But it seems that is not enough for the despotic tyrants of Harvard’s Program in General Education. “You must be well-rounded,” they say. “You must study math to remind yourself of how shitty your math has become, and you must study science to remind yourself of how shitty your science has become, and you must stop reading books—everyone thinks you’re a huge nerd.”

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Mermaids in Paradise Cover

Blackballed
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Author, Prof. Draw Attention to Voter Suppression

Author Darryl Pinckney and Kennedy School professor Alex Keyssar pointed out that voter suppression still takes place during a discussion at the Ash Center Monday.

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Playing with the Rules
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Playing With The Rules

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Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

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Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads