Hundreds gathered in Emerson Hall Thursday to hear American author Elif Batuman ’99, an award-winning novelist whose Pulitzer Prize-finalist novel "The Idiot" was based off her experience as a freshman at Harvard.
From the end of March through last week, the Harvard Creative Writing Collective held a series of poetry readings hosted by South Asian authors.
After remaining closed for nearly two years, Houghton Library premiered its exhibition “Animals Are Us” — which explores the use of animal anthropomorphism in literature — to the public this semester.
“I accept this on behalf of the fourth floor of Pennypacker. May you all live in peace and harmony,” Whitehead said.
Through its immeasurable range of rhetorical chutzpah, “Re: Back at it” sends readers on an electrifying odyssey through the brilliant literary minds behind Harvard’s student government.
While many relished the last week of their winter vacation, 24 enthusiastic students returned to campus a week early for a Wintersession course on James Joyce’s “Ulysses.”
Harvard grads in the arts—from the creators of “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” to Broadway musicians and authors—remember a formative Harvard education, albeit one largely lacking in technical arts instruction.
The Houghton Library exhibit “Shakespeare: His Collected Works,” which features a wide array of collections about the playwright from Harvard and around the world, will come to and end this month.