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.
Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.
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.
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.
The English Department received a record number of applications to its creative writing program this academic year, according to the program’s director.
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.
University President Drew G. Faust and several prominent humanities professors spoke at an event Tuesday discussing the politics of monuments.
“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.
In extending the length of the class, the professors added a wider selection of books to the syllabus, which they tweak slightly each year.
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.