History

  • Subscribe via RSS
  • Section

    All
    Admissions
    Arts
    Flyby
    Magazine
    Media
    News
    Opinion
    Sports
  • Type

    All
    Image
    Widget
    Gallery
    Video
    Flash Graphic
    Map
    Article
    Topic Page
History

Brevities

A MEETING of the Harvard Nine was held on Friday, January 16, to fill the vacancy caused by the departure of their Captain, Mr. White, for Europe. The meeting resulted in the choice of Mr. C. T. Tyler, '74, as Captain, and of Mr. A. G. Hodges, '74, as Secretary.

History Is Everything
History

History Is Everything

Professor Maya Jasanoff introduces the event "History is Everything, Everything is History" that featured six other speakers in Emerson hall on Wednesday.

Civil War Exhibition
History

Civil War Exhibition

Visitors amble around historic artifacts of the Civil War era showcased on Wednesday in the Knafel Center. The opening of the 'What They Wrote, What They Saved: Personal Civil War' exhibition showed history enthusiasts rare diaries and letters written by ordinary people in the 1850's.

The Grand Unveiling
History

The Grand Unveiling

Speakers introduced the new exhibition to be showcased in Knafel Center on Wednesday. The opening of the 'What They Wrote, What They Saved: Personal Civil War' exhibition showed history enthusiasts rare diaries and letters written by ordinary people in the 19th century.

History Is Everything
On Campus

Today in Photos (10/16/2014)

Civil War Exhibition
Radcliffe Institute

Civil War Exhibit Opens at Schlesinger Library

University President Drew G. Faust, Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen, and the curator of manuscripts at the Schlesinger Library addressed more than 100 attendees at the opening of the exhibit.

History Is Everything
College

Professors Discuss Diversity, Relevance of History

Six professors shared the everyday implications of history during the third annual “History is Everything, Everything is History” talk Wednesday afternoon.

Revolutionary Women
Af Am Department

Revolutionary Women

Vanderbilt professor Hortense Spillers speaks in the Barker Center on Tuesday afternoon about revolutionary women in history as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Libraries

Robinson Library Restricts Entrance to Grad Students

The library of the History Department’s Robinson Hall was recently closed off to undergraduate students, when a sign reading “this lounge is reserved for graduate students only” was placed in the library entrance Tuesday.

anthorphouse
Adams

anthorphouse

Adams House Masters John G. "Sean" Palfrey '67 and Judith "Judy" Palfrey '67 introduces Apthorp House, the Adams House Master's Residence in Randolph Courtyard, to the Harvard Crimson. Athorp House was built in 1760 and stands as one of the oldest houses in Cambridge, MA.

anthorphouse
Adams

anthorphouse

Adams House Masters John G. "Sean" Palfrey '67 and Judith "Judy" Palfrey '67 introduces Apthorp House, the Adams House Master's Residence in Randolph Courtyard, to the Harvard Crimson. Athorp House was built in 1760 and stands as one of the oldest houses in Cambridge, MA.

anthorphouse-crib
Adams

anthorphouse-crib

Adams House Masters John G. "Sean" Palfrey '67 and Judith "Judy" Palfrey '67 introduces Apthorp House, the Adams House Master's Residence in Randolph Courtyard, to the Harvard Crimson. Athorp House was built in 1760 and stands as one of the oldest houses in Cambridge, MA.

On Modes of Jewish Intellectual Life
History

Historian Takes Fresh Look at Two 20th Century Jewish Intellectuals

Berkeley historian Martin E. Jay employed a wide array of “unusual” metaphors to compare Walter Benjamin and Isaiah Berlin in front of a crowded audience in the Center for European Studies on Monday.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Public art is getting bigger in Boston. Throughout Beantown, artists are taking to the streets, creating large-scale works that encourage citizens to embrace the city’s public spaces.

Japan and its Surrounding Islands
Politics

Japan and its Surrounding Islands

Alexis B. Dudden speaks at CGIS about the history of Japan and its surrounding islands on Tuesday afternoon. The event was sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International affairs and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Korea Institute.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization