Crimson staff writer
Vivienne N. Germain
Artist Profile: Margaret Atwood, from a Lump of Clay to ‘Old Babes in the Wood’
Atwood sat down in conversation with The Harvard Crimson to discuss “Old Babes in the Wood,” her writing process, and how the two relate: she wrote the book to her own taste, and it worked.
Artist Profile: Dawn M. Simmons on the Imagination and Joy in ‘K-I-S-S-I-N-G’
Dawn M. Simmons is a director, playwright, movement enthusiast, world builder, creator, and dreamer.
What If?’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Review: Vibrant, Queer, Briliant
What if Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” was two girls kissing in a secret psychedelic basement?
‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ is an Intellectual Obstacle Course
“Heroes of the Fourth Turning” offers a surprisingly underrepresented and risky approach: listening — really listening — to the perspectives of white right-wing conservatives.
For the Black BGLTQ Women I Grew Up With on TV
Diversity in media is critical for young people. It helps shape how they perceive themselves and others.
Coachella 2022, Weekend One: Best & Worst Dressed Celebrities
Those not in attendance may not be able to come by a live Megan Thee Stallion performance, but they can still observe (and judge) celebrity outfits.
Artist Profile: Showrunner Ilana Peña is Loud and Specific
Peña’s outstanding career is fueled by her ability to ask for what she wants — and she is not done yet.
Henri Zerner Lecture: Christiane Baumgartner’s Monumental Woodcuts
Internationally renowned German artist Christiane Baumgartner presented her monumental woodcuts, highlighting the value of slowing down and taking her time in the contexts of both her process of creating artwork by hand and her path to finding her personal artistic style.
What the Hell Happened: The Oscars Are Lost
If there is any hope for the Oscars, it will be found by maintaining their purpose — and their dignity — by honoring every category to the fullest.