Crimson staff writer
Jamila M. Coleman
New York Times bestselling author Soman S. Chainani ’01 shared his experiences as a writer and discussed his children’s fantasy trilogy “The School For Good and Evil” on Tuesday during a Folklore and Mythology class.
“This is the best film about journalism in Vietnam that I’ve ever seen,” former CBS news anchor Bob Schieffer said during the discussion. “This is what real journalism is about and you saw it in this film tonight.”
“Kailash Satyarthi has dedicated much of his life to the protection of the most vulnerable among us,” Harvard Foundation director S. Allen Counter said while presenting Satyarthi with the award. “He exemplifies all of the qualities of humanitarianism.”
“It’s my version of ‘Don Quixote’ about a man today who think he’s a 1940s detective,” Black said as he introduced the book. “He sees the mystery in everything.”
Harvard students listened to local musician Patrick Yerby perform at a “pop-up” concert in the Science Center Plaza on Tuesday afternoon.