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  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:30
    In a recent post at the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s “Scholarly Kitchen” blog, the always-astute Joseph Esposito considers the unwieldiness of “post-publication peer review” as both locution and concept. The term signals an inversion in the traditional model of scholarly publishing, which typically relies on the evaluation of materials prior to release as a critical node in the determination of a work’s suitability for publication. The post-publication peer review scheme, as Esposito...
  • Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:51
    Harvard’s Houghton Library contains a lush Peter Pan portfolio, a collection of vivid drawings by noted illustrator Arthur Rackham. The images are from the children’s book “Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens,” published by J.M. Barrie in 1906.
  • Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:48
    The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will stage the premiere of “Finding Neverland.” The new musical, about the real-life genesis of J.M. Barrie’s groundbreaking work “Peter Pan,” runs from July 23 through Sept. 28.
  • Friday, July 18, 2014 - 10:34
    Opening July 24, HRST's production of Ionesco's absurdist classic provides collaborative freedom for student actors and their director.
  • Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:30
    Earlier this year, photograph conservators from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, visited Harvard and shared some treasures held by the Hermitage, many never before seen in the West. Recently, they shared several of these images in digital format.
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 15:02
    In the latter half of the 1960s, with the nation’s eyes on unrest in its cities, there arose a role for African American intellectuals in helping white America to understand black urban life. As Daniel Matlin details in On the Corner: African American Intellectuals and the Urban Crisis, these “indigenous interpreters” were left to balance the opportunities afforded by their prominence with the dilemmas and demands of their perceived social obligations. Among them was psychologist Kenneth B....
  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 13:23
    The Harvard Film Archive is celebrating the work of Fritz Lang with a retrospective running through Sept. 1.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 13:38
    Studying composition in Berlin this summer, Artist Development Fellow Phillip Golub '16 learns musical lessons and more with master teacher Samuel Adler.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:15
    Written by Ameena Mohammad, Pre-Columbian Archives Assistant Got preservation issues? We do! Earlier this year, Brenda Bernier, Head of Harvard Library’s Weissman Preservation Center and Paul M. & Harriet L. Weissman Senior Photograph Conservator, generously brought her knowledge and expertise regarding preservation and conservation of photographic materials to Dumbarton Oaks. The informal workshop followed the format … Continue reading →
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 14:08
    Concerts on July 24 and 27 will include family favorite "Tubby the Tuba" with soloist Ken Amis.