Humanities Division

Professor Homi K. Bhabha
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Professor Homi K. Bhabha

Homi K. Bhabha is Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities and Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center.

Professor Homi K. Bhabha
Humanities Division

Traversing Crossroads

As director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, professor Homi Bhabha has promoted efforts to adopt an interdisciplinary approach, to bring together Harvard affiliates with different interests and backgrounds, and to make the humanities relevant to current events.

FAS

Phi Beta Kappa Selects ‘Senior 48’ for Class of 2017

In total, 48 seniors will be inducted into the oldest undergraduate honor society in the United States, joining the 24 students selected last spring.

Danielle Allen on "Waking Up"
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Danielle Allen on "Waking Up"

Safra Center for Ethics Director Danielle S. Allen read from her op-ed published in the Washington Post today in reflection on the recent presidential election. She spoke at a Mahindra Center event where fellow scholars Jill Lepore and David I. Laibson ’88 also shared their takes on Trump’s election.

FAS

Faculty Will Discuss Motion Opposing Sanctions

​Tuesday marks the first time that the full Faculty of Arts and Sciences will discuss a motion opposing the College’s controversial policy on unrecognized single-gender social organizations.

Barker Center
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Café at the Barker Center Hopes to Gain Greater Recognition

The Arts and Humanities Café at the Barker Center has regularly hosted a range of arts events, but students and cafe managers say the cafe’s aspiration to be a campus arts center has yet to fully catch on.

College

More than 100 Harvard Faculty Signed Petition to Support Strike

Over the past several weeks, Harvard faculty have shown their support for striking dining hall workers, bringing their classes to the picket lines and signing a petition calling on Harvard to reach an agreement with its employees.

Updates on the Honor Council
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Sophomores, Sciences Saw Most Honor Council Cases Last Year

The vast majority of 115 academic dishonesty cases the College’s Honor Council heard last academic year occurred in courses offered in the Sciences Division or the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according to the adjudicating body’s first-ever annual report.

Research

Hutchins Funds $10 Million to Study Inequality Among Boston's Black Residents

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research received $10 million for a new study of inequality experienced by African and African American residents in Boston’s poorer neighborhoods.

FAS

FAS Holds Meetings for Faculty to Discuss Graduate Student Unionization

​Responding to suggestions from the Faculty Council, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is hosting town hall sessions for professors, administrators, and the University’s labor representatives to discuss graduate student unionization.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Assistant Chaplain Vanessa M. Zoltan speaks to a discussion facilitator about the Weasley twins in“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” during a meeting of the Humanist Hub discussion group “Harry Potter and the Sacred Text”.

Science and Cooking
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Photos of the Day 09.21.16

Louis Menand
FAS

English Prof. Louis Menand Receives National Humanities Medal

Harvard English professor and Pulitzer-winning writer Louis Menand will receive the National Humanities Medal for his writings on cultural history.

15 Professors of the Year

15 Professors of the Year

From Robobee creators to Latino studies pioneers, these are FM's picks for the 15 Professors of the Year.

A Working Group for Asian American Studies
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Asian American Studies Gains Traction

Asian American Studies has historically seen little representation at the College, but this fall students can take at least four courses in the field, offered roughly a semester after a group of undergraduates began pushing for more awareness in the discipline.