Jamaica Kincaid called me a "master swimmer" during a dinner gathering
last week, which threw me for quite a loop.
At first, I did not understand why her comment--an especially flattering
one--made me uneasy, but I have realized that it was awkward because I
do not identify myself as an athlete in academic settings.
As I spoke with Ms. Kincaid about her literature and the world at large, I
was an intellectual, a scholar, a thinker. I was in my academic mode.
My world of athletics was a mere shadow in my mind--if present at
Kincaid Reads From Latest Novel, `Brother'Approximately 200 people crowded into Longfellow Hall yesterday to hear a reading by acclaimed author and Visiting Professor of Afro-American
Panelists Debate Importance of Racial Categories in Art During FestivalAuthor Jamaica Kincaid and a group of black artists discussed the value of racial categories in art during a panel
Debate Team Places ThirdHarvard Debaters placed third in the Tufts College Tournament held Dec. 7 and 8. Harvard had a 9-1 record, losing
Here's Looking at Ya, BrownieFor those who spend most their lives sitting in the bleachers or carting sacrifices to the shrine of Bear Bryant,
Holy Swings!Harvard golf Coach Jock Hopkins smiled all the way home. No easy feat when that ride home is the long
Ten Historic Moments for the Harvard AthleteIt is indeed an honor to be asked to write a guest piece for The Harvard Crimson. And not inappropriate,