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Humanities Division

Mahindra Humanities Award
Central Administration

Author J.M. Coetzee Receives Inaugural Mahindra Award for the Humanities

The ceremony included an appearance by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a discussion among 11 distinguished humanities scholars.

Emerson Hall
Humanities Division

Philosophy Department Holds Conference on Incarceration and Reentry

University Professor Danielle S. Allen, who gave opening remarks at the conference, said it is vital to canvass the topic of reentry in order to accomplish criminal justice reform.

Popular Course Enrollment
College

Popular Course Enrollment

Popular Course Enrollment
College

Popular Course Enrollment

Maxwell Dworkin
FAS

CS100 Seeks to Bridge Tech and Humanities

Unlike CS50, however, basic coding knowledge and an online application were both required to enroll in Malan’s latest offering.

Barker Center
FAS

Creative Writing Program Offers Science Writing, 'Journalism in the Age of Trump'

The Creative Writing Program is expanding its course offerings this academic year, particularly to include a wider variety of nonfiction workshops.

Transcript Project Presentation
Humanities Division

Transcript Project Presentation

Dean of the Arts and the Humanities division, Robin E. Kelsey, presents the winners of the Transcript Project, a college initiative announced earlier this semester.

Transcript Project Presentation
Visual Arts

Six Undergrads Win Inaugural ‘Transcript Project’

To participate in the inaugural Transcript Project, a contest for undergraduates, students submitted a piece of work that reflected on their academic experiences at Harvard not captured by their grades.

Unionization High Chart
Features

Polling Shows Strong Union Support Among Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences Students

Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.

Faculty Meeting
FAS

New FAS Policy Restricts Professors’ Ability to Hold Public Service Positions

Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.

Barker Center
College

At Advising Fortnight, Humanities Admins Seek Students Amid Falling Interest

Thirty-one of the 67 events included in this year’s iteration of Advising Fortnight—an annual program—focused on concentrations that fall under the arts and humanities umbrella.

Barker Center
Humanities Division

Arts and Humanities Juniors Prepare Senior Thesis Proposals

With fewer than two months remaining in the spring semester, many juniors across arts and humanities concentrations are gearing up to submit senior thesis proposals.

Barker Center
FAS

Demand For Creative Writing Classes Reaches All-Time High

​The English Department received a record number of applications to its creative writing program this academic year, according to the program’s director.

Humanities Division

In Fourth Year, TDM Continues Modest Growth

Theater, Dance, and Media, in its fourth year as Harvard’s youngest concentration, is searching for new faculty members and diversifying its curriculum as it grows.

Farkas Hall
Visual Arts

Theater, Dance, and Media Sees Doubled Concentrators

The number of students concentrating in Theater, Dance, and Media—Harvard's youngest concentration at four years old—has almost doubled over the past three years.

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