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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 - 07:00
    In 1944, the young and gifted creators of ‘On the Town’ quietly stirred diversity into their groundbreaking musical, Professor Carol Oja recounts in her new book.
  • Friday, January 23, 2015 - 17:45
    Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks returns to the American Repertory Theater with her new play, “Father Comes Home From the Wars.”
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 14:41
    Today, the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, thousands will gather in Washington to partake in the March for Life, an annual demonstration against “the greatest human rights violation of our time.” The March is but one of countless expressions of the common understanding of Roe as a signal event in the formation of America’s political and cultural divide. As legal scholar Mary Ziegler argues in After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate, though, by paying...
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:37
    TV pros Susanne Daniels '87 and Amy Lippman '85 bring the screen to life during JAMS at Wintersession.
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:30
    Written by Deena Gorland, ICFA intern (Fall 2014); Edited by ICFA staff Due to previous experiences working at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic, I was relatively well-prepared for the challenges inherent in processing substantial quantities of oversize materials in the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) of Dumbarton Oaks. Certainly, I was cognizant … Continue reading →
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 17:15
    “Selma” director Ava DuVernay discussed the film with Henry Louis Gates in an event sponsored by Harvard’s Hutchins Center.
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 14:04
    Arts administrator and executive director of the Boston Ballet Meredith Max Hodges '03 is on a mission to make a difference in the world.
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:45
    The contemporary city is constituted by multiple overlapping, intermixing realities articulated across built form and imagined space, individual experience and collective memory, embodied sensation and digital mediation. Often, these multiple realities are invisible or illegible, with certain narratives dominating particular environments. However, realities always leave traces, to be excavated and reconstructed. The Mixed-Reality City is […]
  • Monday, January 19, 2015 - 14:51
    Internationally acclaimed pianist and JAMS master class teacher Angela Hewitt talks about her experiences with piano practice and performance.
  • Monday, January 19, 2015 - 14:24
    Acclaimed choral conductor Vance George speaks about the architecture of music, singer’s lingo and being one’s best self.