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Zoe K. Hitzig

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Op-Eds

Letter to the Editor: Sexual Politics at Harvard

I am writing in response to Sandra Korn’s column published on Wednesday, September 25th titled “Sexual Politics.”

Books

"Middle C" is a Tonic of Imagination

Gass’s sentences in "Middle C" are notes with their own frequencies, counterpoints, tonics and modulations in what may be the philosopher-writer’s last aria.

Books

Retelling Harvard

In “Penelope,” the absurdity of college experience can be conveyed only through parody.

Music

Students Create New DJ Club

A new electronic music club has found a home in a room high atop Eliot House that holds a piano on which famed composer Leonard Bernstein ’39 once practiced.

Theater

Hair

"Hair" comes to the Loeb Ex April 26.

Books

Leyner Grabs Life by the ‘Nutsack’ in New Novel

In “The Sugar Frosted Nutsack,” Mark Leyner crafts a hilarious combination of divine creation and mundane reality.

Books

Chabon’s Fiction Finds Homelands in Exile

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon spoke at Northeastern about blending his Jewish heritage with genre fiction.

Books

Penney Explores Marginalized Culture in ‘The Invisible Ones’

In Scottish writer Stef Penney’s latest novel “The Invisible Ones,” Leon Wood, a Gypsy, wants to investigate his daughter Rose’s disappearance but will only place his trust in a fellow Gypsy. Enter Ray Lovell, a half-Romani private investigator who assimilated years ago into “gorjio,” or non-Gypsy, society. He soon sets off to figure out exactly how and why Rose disappeared.

Alvin Curran
On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: Alvin Curran

Experimental composer Alvin Curran, the Music Department's Louis C. Elson Lecture, discusses a 50-year career in avant-garde music.

Books

“The Book of Emotions” Entrancing but Unsatisfying

Almino explores a hidden region of experience in telling the tale of Cadu, a blind photographer, who recalls his life through his collections of old photographs that he remembers with perfect precision.

Music

Die Antwoord's Profane Performance Art

After Die Antwoord’s particularly raucous and hysterical set Friday night, many concertgoers left relishing the group’s rebellious spirit and refusal to conform with the music industry and stale social convention.

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

Understanding Faith
Columns

Understanding Faith