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Filmmaker Steven Spielberg discussed the role of empathy, childhood, and toy trains in his works during a discussion at the Loeb Drama Center Tuesday evening.
Herbert “Herbie” J. Hancock discussed the art of telling stories through jazz performance and performing a variety of instruments for the audience.
The Harvard Teaching Campaign is looking to diversify its support base in an effort to caption section size and improve undergraduates' experience.
Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.
Harvard humanities professor and Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Greenblatt discusses the relationship between the age of Shakespeare and the taste for stories of downfall and death at the Cambridge Public Library on Tuesday night.
The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is exploring a variety of approaches to make the department appear more relevant to students.
Herbert “Herbie” J. Hancock explored the topic of innovation and new technologies by blending his passion for music and science in a lecture at Sanders Theatre Monday afternoon.
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.