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Stirring of Culture
Humanities Division

Stirring of Culture

On Monday evening at the Barker Center Room 110, Homi Bhabha, the Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, moderates the discussion on social change.

Barker Center Cafe Re-Opens
Food and Drink

Renovated Barker Cafe To Feature Hi-Rise, Counter Culture

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.

Books
College

Undergrad Initiative Aims To Revitalize Humanities

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.

Growth of SEAS
Humanities Division

Growth of SEAS

Growth of SEAS
FAS

Faculty Grows to Largest Size Ever, Report Shows

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.

'Our Andromeda'
Humanities Division

'Our Andromeda'

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.

FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

A Conversation with Steven Spielberg
Humanities Division

Spielberg Discusses Sources of Inspiration, Offers Filmmaking Advice

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.

Herbie Hancock Delivers
Music

Hancock Wraps Up Norton Lecture Series with Performances, Stories of Inspiration

Herbert “Herbie” J. Hancock discussed the art of telling stories through jazz performance and performing a variety of instruments for the audience.

Undergraduate Council

Teaching Campaign Looks To Diversify Support Base

The Harvard Teaching Campaign is looking to diversify its support base in an effort to caption section size and improve undergraduates' experience.

FAS

WGS Sees Rise in Course Enrollment Numbers

Despite having just 37 concentrators in the College, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality department boasts two classes with more than 100 students each.

Greenblatt and Shakespeare
Humanities Division

Greenblatt and Shakespeare

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.

Greenblatt and Shakespeare
On Campus

Today in Photos (03/26/2014)

College

Amid Shrinking Enrollment, Romance Languages and Literatures Plans To Redesign Curriculum

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is exploring a variety of approaches to make the department appear more relevant to students.

Innovation and New Technologies by Herbie Hancock
Music

Hancock Lectures on Innovations in Jazz

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.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.