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Indian College Excavations
History

Indian College Excavations

Harvard archaeologists begin the 4th excavation season in front of Matthews Hall, which also belonged to the Indian College in the 17th Century.

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Visual Arts

scene-12-years-a-slave

A scene from Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave."

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Visual Arts

django unchained scene

A scene from Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained."

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Visual Arts

civil war era family

A Civil War era family.

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Behind virtually every historical film, there are consultants that have worked with the production team to help shape the look and the content of the movie. Harvard professors have helped directors to achieve a certain level of historical accuracy, but are also proponents of artistic freedom.

Events

On Sanders Stage, New Yorker Cartoonist Illustrates Power of Comics

With words and images, Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman illustrated the history of comics and his own career as a cartoon artist at Sanders Theatre Friday evening.

Books

Presentation Culminates Global American Studies Fellowship's First Year

Two FAS postdoctoral fellows presented their research at the first Global American Studies Symposium in the Barker Center on Friday afternoon.

Henry VIII
History

#tbt: Ivy League Pranks

Aside from the classic prank: “I’m not rooming with you next year”—our roommates were totally kidding about that one—there have been more pranksters throughout H-Y-P history. We warn you: these Ivy Leaguers set a low bar.

Covered In Books
Scrutiny

Covered In Books

The walls of Lepore's office are decorated with a variety of books, posters, and artifacts from significant time periods in American history.

Open Door
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Open Door

The door stands ajar in Lepore's office.

Walking Office Hours
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Walking Office Hours

Lepore is also known for her "walking office hours." Students are welcome to walk around the Yard with the American history professor during their appointments.

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The Dallas Morning News

A copy of The Dallas Morning News issue the morning after President John F. Kennedy's assassination lies across one of the tables in Lepore's office.

Dallas Morning News
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Dallas Morning News

A copy of The Dallas Morning News issue the morning after President John F. Kennedy's assassination lies across one of the tables in Lepore's office.

Jill Lepore's Books
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Jill Lepore's Books

Lepore's books sit on the shelf at the Harvard Book Store. Lepore's bibliography is expansive and continues to grow. Her next novel is slated to be published in October of this year.

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Somerville Seats

Movie theater seats previously used in the Somerville Theatre during the 20th century are permanently affixed to the floor.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out