Do the Humanities prepare students for Law School?
Absolutely. Studying the Humanities cultivates writing and communication skills that are critical in the law where ideas must be presented in an effective and understandable manner. In addition to exposing students to thoughtful ways of looking at society, coursework in the Humanities prepares students for the volume of reading and writing they will encounter in law school. Read more about Do the Humanities prepare students for Law School?
Worldmap, a web map application developed with public and private financing by Harvard’s Center for Geographic Analysis, is designed to make spatial and historical data easier to discover and explore. Suzanne Blier, Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, oversees the faculty steering committee. Read more about Worldmap
metaLAB, a research and teaching unit at Harvard University, is dedicated to exploring and expanding the frontiers of networked culture in the arts and humanities. Hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, metaLAB is founded on the belief that many of the key research challenges and opportunities of our era — fundamental questions regarding experience in a connected world, democracy and social justice, the boundaries between nature and culture — transcend divisions between the arts, humanities, and sciences; between the academy, industry, and the public sphere; between theoretical and applied knowledge. Read more about metaLAB
Home to an unparalleled collection of 20th and 21st century English-language poetry materials, the Woodberry Poetry Room features a circulating collection of poetry monographs and anthologies, an encyclopedic array of poetry journals and magazines, a landmark collection of audio recordings, and the Blue Star collection of rare manuscripts, chapbooks and ephemera. Read more about The Woodberry Poetry Room
Harvard’s Arts @ 29 Garden is a new space intended to support and enable creativity, collaboration, experimentation and art-making amongst faculty, students and visiting artists. Arts @ 29 Garden is influenced by art-making across the campus and beyond; it encourages, gathers, connects and provides space for projects and classes involving imagining, innovating, and employing new ideas, forms and technologies in the arts. Read more about ARTS@29GARDEN