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Herbie Hancock, jazz pianist and keyboardist, speaks about melding technology and music in a lecture at Sanders Theatre on Monday. The lecture was the fourth installment of the Norton Lecture series.
Herbie Hancock, jazz pianist and keyboardist, speaks about melding music and technology at the fourth lecture in the Norton Lecture series Monday afternoon in Sanders Theatre.
Born out of the adaptation of the class for online education platform HarvardX, a new policy implemented in Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 12: “Poetry in America” prevents students from asking questions in lectures and has prompted the course instructor, English professor Elisa New, to foster student-teacher interaction in new ways.
Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1997-2000, reads his poem "Creole" to an audience in the Sackler Museum on Feb. 6.
“Clinical psychology and poetry are very different axes to the same ambiguous and complex human experience,” Tadmor says.
I think you’re always trying to reach back, because she’s reaching back. I think one of the points of her text is this idea of how the ancient fuses into our modern understanding of the world, and that what’s inescapable about “Antigone” is the recurrence.
The arts have collectively provided Harvard students with an outlet for creative self-expression, allowing them to explore issues of mental health in safe spaces and with freedom of expression. One campus artist who has utilized art to generate discussion about mental health, Bex H. Kwan ’14, sees the two as inseparable: “What is art not on mental health issues?”
Fall has come to Harvard Yard and you know what that means—Halloween! An excuse to wear whatever costume you please and to gorge yourself with candy. Speaking of candy, if you’re going trick-or-treating to make up for the childhood you lost studying, the one candy that you should make sure to receive is candy corn.
Try something new by attending a lecture on a controversial poet or groundbreaking astronomy research, or stick to the tried-and-true Italian favorites in the d-halls. Wednesdays are all about options.
Looking to take a break from procrastinating on your p-set? Look no further than "HUDS Haiku," a Tumblr page created by an anonymous member of the Class of 2014. Since its debut last spring, the page has received over 1,000 views and is beginning to pick up even more steam around campus this semester.
A new Harvard study of a Native American’s eighteenth-century Latin poem reveals new details about colonial-era education at Harvard and substantiates otherwise unconfirmed accounts of the academic success of Benjamin Larnell, the last Native American student in Harvard’s colonial era.
"What poetry brings to the table is not just historic documentary but also a sense of play and a sense of song that shouldn't be forgotten," Delagdo said.
It is a natural, perhaps inevitable reaction, when confronted with news of a star, to try to bask in his or her reflected light.
Dr. Bijroy Misra announces the beginning of the 17th Annual India Poetry Reading and encourages audience members to present their poems in the Tsai Auditorium on Saturday evening. In light of recent events, the theme of this year's reading was "healing" and several speakers from the community presented related works of poetry.