Increasingly, economic and political inequality is interlaced

Analysts identify economic forces that perpetuate unequal wages, opportunities

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Author explains her decisions and revisions

Novelist Claire Messud shares how her stories take shape

Exhibit marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

“Shakespeare: His Collected Works” includes 80 rare objects drawn from Houghton and other libraries

Added caution on pregnancy and alcohol

CDC recommendation supported by data, neurologist says

Events

Thu., February 11, 2016, 4:30pm

Opening Reception for "Altered State: Painting Myanmar in a Time of Transition"

Thu., February 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Appreciating Wine and the Microbes that Make It

Thu., February 11, 2016, 7:00pm

Parker Quartet

Thu., February 11, 2016, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Members After-Hours

Fri., February 12, 2016, 9:00am - 4:30pm

The Iran-Iraq War: Literature, Art, and Film

Fri., February 12, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Parliament of Fowls: Live and Unplugged!

Multimedia

Consider Harvard

Harvard students build bonds they carry with them into the future. Meet journalist Nicholas Kristof, who has maintained his Harvard connections as he has lived all over the world.

Episode 33: Genetics in Space

Ting Wu, HMS professor of genetics, talks about ways scientists are striving to optimize astronauts' physical and mental health—and anticipating the biomedical challenges ahead as humankind considers long-term space travel.

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Added caution on pregnancy and alcohol

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A look inside: Undergraduate House libraries

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Turns of Narrative

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A Running Start: Steve Jarding’s Making of Politician Class

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The Right Way to Check a Reference

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Breaking Point

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