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Humanities Division

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.

GSD Monuments Talk
Visual Arts

Faust, Professors Discuss Monuments’ Role in Bridging Past and Present

University President Drew G. Faust and several prominent humanities professors spoke at an event Tuesday discussing the politics of monuments.

New Dean of Arts and Humanities at Barker Center
On Campus

Transcript Project Encourages Students to Look Past Transcripts

“The concern should not be about your transcript, because your transcript is a story. It’s about understanding your story and communicating it, not about trying to alter it,” Waddell said.

Barker Center
College

Reading List of Flagship Humanities Course Evolves

In extending the length of the class, the professors added a wider selection of books to the syllabus, which they tweak slightly each year.

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On Campus

Protest as Poetry at the “Migration and the Humanities” Conference

​The Feb. 8 and 9 “Migration and the Humanities” conference, organized by the Mahindra Humanities Center, set out to illustrate a point: that the humanities are a powerful way of understanding the modern migratory experience.

Gullah
Race

Harvard Offers Gullah for Second Semester

​Gullah, a largely oral, African-American creole first taught at Harvard in the fall, is now being offered for a second semester.

Edouard Duval-Carrié
Humanities Division

Edouard Duval-Carrié

Edouard Duval-Carrié, a Haitian-born American painter, gives a talk about his art for the Hutchins Center’s Fall Colloquium at the Barker Center Wednesday afternoon.

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