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Renee E. Zhan
VES

Thesis Spotlight: Renee E. Zhan '16

Perhaps that’s a takeaway of the film—not, as in most anthropomorphizing accounts, that animals can be just like us, but rather that we can be just like animals.

The VR Experience
Visual Arts

Harvard College Film Festival’s Blockbuster Year Heralds Growth

The HCFF has grown remarkably over its brief lifespan, and its explosive expansion underscores the organization’s potential to serve as a focal point and forum for discussion among film-makers and film aficionados alike.

Pop Up Bookstore
College

Inside the CCVA: Pop Goes the Book Store

Walking into the new Consumer Research Center/ itself feels like entering a different world—the pristine white gallery walls confer a sense of deep importance on the spare but carefully curated display of books.

FAS

VES Would House Doctoral Program With Proposed Merger

The undergraduate-only Department of Visual and Environmental Studies could formally house its own graduate program for the first time in 50 years, should the Faculty of Arts and Sciences approve a proposed merger between VES and the Standing Committee on the Ph.D. in Film and Visual Studies.

The Look of Silence Screening
On Campus

‘The Look of Silence’ Director Joshua Oppenheimer Discusses History, Politics

Oppenheimer’s new film follows the journey of Indonesian optician Adi Rukun as he confronts the men who killed his brother during the genocide.

VES Fall Open Studios
On Campus

VES Fall Open Studios

Adi Snir, a second-year graduate student in the Department of Music, cranks a lever that helps run his sculpture that is unofficially entitled “Concerto” on Tuesday night in the Carpenter Center. Snir presented his sculpture as part of the Fall Open Studios that were held by the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies.

Dehlia Umunna at HLS Solidarity Rally
College

Photos of the Day (12/08/15)

Double Exposure
On Campus

Double Exposure

“It feels like you’re going to two shows,” said Harvard Art Museums Curatorial Assistant Jessica S. Hong about the simultaneous opening of two new exhibits on Thursday evening. Hong, left, and Madi L. Stine ’17 examine art during a new show in the third floor of the Carpenter Center.

On the Field
Football

Photos of the Day (10/30/2015)

Humanities for Hire
College

The Humanities at Work

The universe of higher education often bemoans a "crisis" in the humanities, with supposedly dwindling numbers and few job prospects. At Harvard, humanities concentrators face a crisis of choice, attempting to balance their passions with factors like stability and employment. For Harvard graduates, the question is not so much whether you’ll get a job with a humanities degree—it’s where.

College

On Farkas Stage, Alumni and Faust Talk 'Whiplash'

At a panel introduced by University President Drew Faust, three College alumni discussed their work in creating "Whiplash," a film about a jazz student and his instructor.

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
College

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, attended an open forum on the future of theater at Harvard in April.

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
Books

In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis

VES

Cool Video: VES Senior Thesis Project