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Unable to rent a cello in the small Tuscan town, Siena, where she was studying abroad, Saskia Maxwell Keller '18 travelled fifty miles to Florence by bus. But that was not the biggest challenge she faced – she had to find a quiet space where no one would hear her scales and concertos.
In “Book Four,” Knausgaard peels backs the curtains on his early years and brings forth a brutally honest story that remains hard to tear away from despite being incredibly mundane.
"Past Habitual" might have been much more successful had MacLochlainn resigned himself to simpler goals. Clean style and thematic impact are undervalued here, and the result is an interesting but rather muddled product.
In this honest and gentle depiction of an individual’s private perception of reality exists a clear appreciation for the minute, even the mundane, which is transformed by Tabucchi’s linguistic caress into something dewy and new.
French Ambassador Gérard Araud and Arthur Goldhammer, Senior Affiliate at the Center for European Studies, facilitate a discussion about the events surrounding the Charlie Hebdo attack.
French Ambassador Gérard Araud and Arthur Goldhammer, senior affiliate at the Center for European Studies, facilitate a discussion about the events surrounding the attack on satire magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The fact that a terrorist attack occurred in France was not a surprise, Gérard Araud, French ambassador to the United States said on Thursday during a talk at the Harvard Center for European Studies.
Scholars from across the U.S. and the U.K. came together to discuss the origins of and the international response that followed the crisis in Ukraine at the Center for European Studies Thursday.
Visiting Professor of Government and History Mary Elise Sarotte joined civil rights activists Siegbert Schefke and Uwe Schwabe for a discussion on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Center for European Studies Tuesday afternoon.
Experts compared education policy formation in the European Union and the U.S. at a panel event Monday.
The discovery of natural gas reserves around Cyprus raises both hope and concern regarding relations among countries in the Middle East and Europe, panelists said Thursday at the Center for European Studies.