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The studio was formerly housed across the street at 219 Western Ave. It was moved in September to make space for the buildings slated to be built on Harvard’s Allston campus.
Humanities professor Homi K. Bhabha teaches Humanities 11c: Frameworks: The Art of Reading, a new course that allows students to approach reading as a practice of interpretation.
The professors who developed the curricula for these introductory courses said that the classes aim to offer students a broad approach to the humanities that stresses the everyday relevance of the discipline.
Homi K. Bhabha, Director of the Humanities Center, poses for a photo.
The English Department seeks to grow its creative writing offerings, as student demand continues to grow. Two creative writing instructors have already joined the faculty this year.
Jeffrey T. Schnapp, professor of romance languages and literatures, speaks about a collective learning experience in visual art during his new course Humanities Studio 2: "Homeless Paintings of the Italian Renaissance" in Boylston Hall on Jan. 29.
Jeffrey T. Schnapp, professor of Romance languages and literatures, speaks about a collective learning experience in visual art during his new course Humanities Studio 2: "Homeless Paintings of the Italian Renaissance" in Boylston Hall Jan. 29.
The Instituto Cervantes, a non-profit created by the Spanish government, operates branches in over 20 countries with 54 centers in total. The institute's Harvard branch focuses on research of the Spanish language in the United States.
This spring, students will be able to explore the intersection of the humanities, technology, and design in two new humanities studio courses.
The jazz musician will deliver six lectures in February and March, joining the ranks of past Norton Professors like T.S. Eliot and Igor Stravinsky.
The new information challenges the belief held by some that grade inflation is less prevalent in courses in the sciences than in the humanities.
The Crimson encourages the humanities departments to take action to stop the decline of humanities by creating new courses. These courses, conveniently labeled “m” for money, may succeed in luring students of STEM to the house of humanism and soothing their worries with regards to employment and low wages. These courses will all betoken the nuanced utilities of humanities courses in the most obvious manner. Students will get a chance to answer questions that have real life applications, and gain both intellectual enhancement and practical skills.