Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Harvard Undocumented
College

Harvard, Undocumented

Since the launch of DACA in 2012, young immigrants at Harvard and beyond have become increasingly open about being undocumented.

Difficult Questions
IOP

Former Israeli Prime Minister Reflects on Security in the Middle East

​Security was tight as people filed into the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum for former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s talk Wednesday night.

Occupying “Belinda Hall”
Harvard Law School

Law School Aims to Level Playing Field With New Orientation

​Following a year of of tension and discussion related to diversity at the Law School, administrators unveiled a total overhaul of first-year orientation this year to acclimate students from varying backgrounds to the school.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Race

Harvard to Release Six Years of Admissions Data for Lawsuit

Harvard must produce “comprehensive data” from six full admissions cycles for use in the pending admissions lawsuit between the University and anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions following a court order filed Tuesday.

567 Nations: The History of Federal Indian Law
Race

Law School Launches Series on Diversity

After a year that saw Harvard Law School embroiled in debates over race and diversity, Law School Dean Martha L. Minow has launched a new lecture series entitled “Diversity and U.S. Legal History.”

Indian Classical Showcase
On Campus

Indian Classical Showcase

Gopal K. Vashishtha ’19 plays the flute at Maya, an Indian classical showcase put on by Harvard College Deepam.

Reparatory Justice in the 21st Century
Student Life

Reparatory Justice in the 21st Century

Kenneth W. Mack, a professor at Harvard Law School, speaks about reparations and the way that entities such as HLS can look at the fact that they would not be as successful without slave labor. The event was a joint seminar featuring Sir Hilary Beckles and Harvard professors.

Mariachi Véritas De Harvard at Cultural Rhythms 2016
Music

Mariachi Véritas De Harvard at Cultural Rhythms 2016

Mariachi Véritas De Harvard perform Saturday evening in Sanders Theatre as part of the 2016 Cultural Rhythms show.

Sayaw sa bangko dance - so cool!
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Sayaw sa bangko dance - so cool!

Eva Longoria Photo
College

Reacting to Campus Discussions on Race, Cultural Rhythms Expands Programming

​The annual festival has expanded its programming to include a dialogue series and other events in an effort to connect the performance showcase to conversations happening on campus and across the country.

Museums

Indigenous Australian Art Exhibit Opens in Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums’ special exhibition on Indigenous Art from Australia opens on Friday, with an opening celebration on Thursday night.

A Working Group for Asian American Studies
College

Students and Faculty Advocate Asian American Studies

A crowd of about 100 students packed into a Sever classroom to attend the first lecture of English 181A: “​Asian American Literature”​—one of the College's few courses in the field—indicating a rising popularity in the subject.

Supportive Sticky Notes After Law School Vandalism
College

Cultural Student Groups Plan Coalition for ‘Collective Action’

As college students across the country stage protests in response to race-related incidents on their campuses, some cultural student groups at Harvard are planning to form a coalition “to present demands to the administration.”

Death by Demography Talk
Race

Professor Uses Demography To Explain How States Collapse

Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.

Massachusetts Hall
College

Latino Students Issue Demands to Administrators

Latino students met with University President Drew G. Faust on Thursday to discuss demands for greater inclusivity for students of color.