Writer

Moira G. Weigel

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Weigel Room: Stories Frolic at the Border of Absurdity

Pop quiz: which of the following terms is “real”? (a) The antiallergen Capaviv (b) Taskbook for the New Nation (c)

Weigel Room: Listen Up! Whitman Wants To Talk

Hey, you. Yes, you, reader. Ye that still goest on to Lamont/ though darknesse closest wearie eyes. Crowds of men

Weigel Room: Being 'Cosmo' Girls—And Boys

Princeton philosophy professor Kwame Anthony Appiah begins his newest book “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers,” not unpredictably, with

Novel Probes Postmodern Predicament Via Protagonist’s Selective Amnesia

“Remembering is a labor, not a luxury,” Umberto Eco admonishes us. Consider yourself warned. Giambattista Bodoni, the unfortunate mouthpiece through

Coming Soon to a Harvard Theatre...

ABU GHRAIB Location: Loeb Experimental Theatre DATEs: May 12 -14 Director: Currun Singh ’07 Producer: Xin Wei Ngiam ’07 The

Nobel Laureates Honor Wole Soyinka at IOP

Nobel laureates Nadine Gordimer, Derek Walcott, and Toni Morrison joined hundreds of audience members last night at the John F.

Women Honored For Leadership Skills

The Ann Radcliffe Trust presented the 2005 Harvard College Women’s Leadership Awards to Carla A. Harris ’84 and Lia C.

Hitler's Downfall Rescreened

The place where the most famous villain in history met his maker bears no trace of it. After they committed

On the Radar

Ghungroo 2005: A Cultural Celebration Performances with tickets still available are Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March

Huck Finn Redux Probes Jim's Past

Advocates of public decency have a way of making themselves look foolish in the unforgiving, if often capricious, hindsight of

Indian Epic Focuses on Gandhi's Rival

“My method is conversion, not coercion, it is self-suffering, not the suffering of the tyrant,” Gandhi wrote. The story of

Indian Epic Focuses on Gandhi's Political Rival

“My method is conversion, not coercion, it is self-suffering, not the suffering of the tyrant,” Gandhi wrote. The story of

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.