New Director of the Chinese Language Program Jennifer L. C. Liu has named fostering a greater sense of community among associated faculty members as her major priority since taking the helm of the program this fall.
During a series of events Sunday, the University commemorated the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, mirroring similar events around the country as it remembered a day that has become a defining moment of the past decade.
Although numerous suites in Mather House continue to share adjoining bathrooms, Lorelee S. Stewart ’86 recalls an instance in which the dorm room design was deemed unacceptable: a room of straight male students refused to use the same facilities as their gay neighbors for fear of being exposed to AIDS.
Classics Professor Richard F. Thomas joined students, parents, and other Massachusetts professors yesterday evening at a public hearing at F.A. Day Middle School, urging the Newton Public School Committee to reconsider the implementation of a proposed budget that would eliminate Latin courses at the middle school level.
Beginning next year, seniors in the Department of Folklore and Mythology will have the option to either complete a traditional written analysis or pursue another medium of representing their time within the concentration.
Faced with the recent departure of about a quarter of its faculty, the Classics Department expects that it will take several years to fill the positions, according to Classics Department Chair John M. Duffy.
As a national debate simmers over a new, sanitized version of the American classic “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” members of the Harvard community say they are skeptical of the new edition of the novel.