Since the center's inception over ten years ago, Zeitels has used laser microsurgery to repair the vocal abilities of over a thousand patients with laryngeal tumors. In November, Dr. Zeitels operated on the Grammy Award-winning singer, Adele, who was suffering from recurrent bleeding of a benign polyp.
Independent film producer Mynette A. Louie ’97 recently returned to her old stomping grounds to promote her latest work with director Tze Chun, Sundance selection “Children of Invention.” The film, which tells the story of two Chinese-American children after their single mother disappears, premiered in Cambridge this past weekend, and screenings are scheduled for next week in New York and Los Angeles. A former East Asian Studies concentrator and Dunster resident, Louie graduated Phi Beta Kappa and went on to work in business and management, first in the media industry and now in film. She sat down to chat with FM about the highs, the lows, and the hotties of the indie film world.
As if Harvard didn’t already have enough rockstar professors, we just managed to snag F. Orhan Pamuk, the famed Turkish novelist and Nobel Laureate, as Harvard’s Charles Eliot Norton Lecturer of the semester. The English Department’s new kid on the block will be giving guest talks on the art of the novel, which will be open to all at Sanders Theater. The Columbia professor, who splits his time between New York and Istanbul, sits down with FM to chat about Harvard, freedom of speech, and why winning isn’t everything.