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  • Friday, October 24, 2014 - 14:33
    In Huck’s Raft, his award-winning 2004 history of American childhood, historian Steven Mintz traced four hundred years of history to reveal both how much has changed in the American experience of youth and how much has remained surprisingly stable. Now, with The Prime of Life, which we’ll publish in the spring, Mintz turns to adulthood, putting the profound transformations we see today into new perspective by exploring how past generations navigated the passage to maturity. Below, he takes the...
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 16:25
    Helen Vendler joined a Woodberry Poetry Room event to celebrate the recent discovery of recordings of readings by Wallace Stevens circa 1954.
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 18:27
    Architect and curator David Adjaye, co-curator Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhardt, art collector Jean Pigozzi, and Director Vera Grant led an open house and tour of the new Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, which will open this week.
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:42
    Beatboxer, filmmaker and musican Chesney Snow has a plan for the power of the human voice.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 - 17:15
    New director James Voorhies hopes to make the Carpenter Center a more inviting space.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:42
    Thomas W. Lentz, director of the Harvard Art Museums, led a panel discussion about the role of the university art museum as a laboratory for learning in an academic setting and in the broader cultural ecosystem.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:22
    Ianthe Demos goes deep into the darkness of "pool (no water)" at A.R.T.'s OBERON.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:58
    The OFA Dance Program hosted tapper Michelle Dorrance in a master class. Our two-minute video tap your heart away.
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 11:42
    President Drew Faust gathered a panel of experts to talk about the role of museums on university campuses in the 21st century.
  • Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 21:29
    Can you love your neighbor as you punch him in the face? That’s one question posed by “Fight Church,” a documentary that will be screened on Monday during an event hosted by the Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School.