Harvard American Literature professor Elisa New recently launched an online English course for high school students in 29 schools nationwide as part of her larger Poetry in America initiative.
The medal is awarded annually to alumni of Harvard or Radcliffe for their achievements in the arts. Past recipients include Margaret E. Atwood ’62 and Matt P. Damon ’92.
The Library of Congress will award Harvard English professor Jorie Graham a national prize for poetry in December, the library announced last week.
Teju Cole and University professor and pianist Vijay Iyer performed their creation “Blind Spot” at the Institute of Contemporary Art Friday evening. The show featured Cole’s photography and spoken word over Vijay Iyer’s improvisational music.