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Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
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Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard

Chair of the Committee on Dramatics Prof. Martin Puchner, left, and graduate students Tarryn Li-min Chun, center, and Elizabeth M. Phillips, right, attend an open forum on the future of theater at Harvard on Wednesday evening.

Projecting John Harvard
Visual Arts

Projecting John Harvard

Carpenter Center Director James Voorhies introduces "Staging Ground for the Visual Arts: A Conversation with Martin Beck and Liz Lerman" on Thursday night. The discussion included renowned artist Beck and choreographer Lerman, who drew from their personal artistic experiences both in and out of the Carpenter Center to discuss the role of the arts in exhibition and education at Harvard.

In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis
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In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis

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Cool Video: VES Senior Thesis Project

In the Studio
On Campus

In the Studio

Visual and Environmental Studies Concentrator Samuel H. Rashba ’15 works on his senior thesis in a VES studio on Wednesday. His thesis is an installation based on the novel “The Shadow of the Wind."

In the Studio
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Photos of the Day (04/01/2015)

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Professor John R. Stilgoe wants his students to notice—to be able to process and interpret visual information by opening themselves up to the subject. What it comes down to is looking.

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Snow Days by Concentration

Now that everyone has frolicked sufficiently, snow days have become a time for learned contemplation. FM considers how students of various concentrations can best use their time off.

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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.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard