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Now that the Museums have officially opened to the public, administrators hope to make the Museums accessible and attractive to Harvard’s youngest affiliates.
Harvard College Prof. Steven A. Pinker engaged in a conversation about the transcendence of the humanities and sciences with Edgar Pierce Prof. Susanna C. Siegel in light of the recent discussions about the importance of the humanities compared to the sciences.
Psychology professor Steven A. Pinker and Philosophy professor Susanna Siegel talked about integrating the sciences and humanities.
The two-day celebration was designed to show undergraduates how the study of religion opened doors to careers in a wide range of industries, such as law, politics, the arts, and academia.
Liz Maynes-AminZade, a lecturer in History and Literature, welcomes community members to the grand opening of the Barker Center Cafe.
Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.
The café welcomed community members to an open house that featured refreshments, as well as a glimpse at its new interior design.
On Monday evening at the Barker Center Room 110, Homi Bhabha, the Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, moderates the discussion on social change.
The cafe’s opening marks the implementation of a long-delayed plan to make the location a point of intersection for arts and humanities on campus.
The students at the meeting emphasized the need for a more visible, centralized place to explore post-graduation applications of the humanities outside of traditional paths like professional school or academia.
The size of the faculty had remained flat since the onset of the financial crisis until the last fiscal year. Its renewed growth comes even as the school ran a $77 million deficit, according to a copy of the draft report obtained on Monday.
Brenda Shaughnessy, author of "Our Andromeda," recites her own works of poetry on topics ranging from family to astronomy on Monday evening at the Barker Center.
Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.
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.