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College

Reel Talk: VES Edition

Harvard’s Department of Visual and Environmental Studies is home to some of the most creative minds in film, fine arts, and environmental studies. FM caught up with two VES faculty members—Dan J. Rowe, a teaching assistant, and Ruth S. Lingford, director of undergraduate studies in the department—to hear about their favorite films.

Robb Moss Interview
Film

In the Office with Robb Moss

The Visual and Environmental Studies chair’s office in the Carpenter Center looks as one might expect it to: stylish and modern, with soft light spilling in through expansive windows, minimalist white walls, glass tables, shiny metal details, and pops of color here and there. Robb Moss, the current chair, sits in the corner of one of the square black leather couches, and rests his cheek in his left hand.

Robb Moss
Film

Robb Moss

Robb Moss is the chair of the VES department and is a documentary filmmaker.

Robb Moss Interview
Film

Robb Moss Interview

Robb Moss is the chair of the VES department and is a documentary filmmaker.

On Campus

VES Class Sizes Spark Controversy

The competitive process of being admitted into VES classes often presents an obstacle for prospective concentrators, who are frequently unable to take classes in the department until their sophomore year.

New Director for Carpenter Center
Visual Arts

Voorhies Assumes Director Position at the Carpenter Center

James Voorhies, who is an art historian, writer, and curator, will be responsible for developing and presenting exhibits and public programs at the Center.

Scrutiny

Same Story, New Book: Repackaging Humanities at Harvard

Recently, national news outlets have declared a crisis of the humanities. But at Harvard, the plot gets more complicated. The challenges facing Harvard's humanities necessitate changes to course offerings far more than the core of the humanistic enterprise.

VES

Jennifer Malin ’09 Remembered as Caring Teacher, Thoughtful Filmmaker

Like many of her colleagues across the College, Jennifer J. Malin ’09 was very invested in the intellectual growth of her students when she served as a teaching fellow for undergraduates. But she also went above the call of duty, taking special note of the physical comfort of those under her charge.

Film

Harvard Today: Oct. 8, 2013

It's Tuesday, which means it's not Monday but it's also not Friday yet. Hang in there—it's almost hump day! Here's what going on at Harvard today.

VES Exhibition
Visual Arts

VES Exhibition

An attendee of the VES visiting faculty exhibition reception on September 12 in the Carpenter Center views a piece of work on display.

VES Exhibition
Visual Arts

VES Exhibition

VES faculty members and members of the Harvard community gather for an exhibition reception on September 1 in the Carpenter Center to view the work of the department's visiting faculty for the Fall.

VES Exhibition
Visual Arts

This Week in Arts

Visual Arts

Image

"The Eyes Have It" offers a unique look at Harvard's film program and its students

Visual Arts

Framing Harvard Film

As the Carpenter Center celebrates its 50th anniversary, film pieces from past and present students show that Harvard’s program in film education coalesces with the liberal arts curriculum and results in a unique, holistic preparation for the film industry.

Music

Untitled

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith