Events

Brynn Elliott
2018 Nov 02

First-Year Family Weekend Reception

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room (110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
First-Year students and their families meet Arts & Humanities Dean Robin Kelsey with faculty representing the many Arts & Humanities departments and programs. Learn more about the experiences and opportunities students can expect studying the humanities at Harvard.
2018 Oct 12

Rewriting Classics with author Madeline Miller

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Kresge Room (114), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

Join New York Times-bestselling author Madeline Miller (The Song of Achilles and Circe) for a conversation about voice, literary adaptation, and the creative process. Fans of historically-informed fiction, fanfiction, and classical texts can participate in an author-led creative writing exercise and explore using adaptation in their own writing and learning.

 

Free event (no tickets or registration required). Seating is limited.

2018 Feb 05

Homerathon: A Marathon Reading of Homer's Odyssey

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Arts Cafe at Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Come read The Odyssey with us!

Beginning with the Ancient Greek, traveling book by book through centuries of translations, and ending with Prof. Emily Wilson's newest rendition, read by the translator herself.

Sign up to read a 5-minute segment of this epic oral poem, and join us in this collaborative endeavor!

To sign up and find out more, visit: https://arts-hum.wixsite.com/homerathon 

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2017 Nov 04

Presidential First Use of Nuclear Weapons: Is it Legal? Is it Constitutional? Is it Just?

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Science Center

Nuclear weapons strategy in the United States is designed around “presidential first use,” an arrangement that enables one man, the president, to kill and maim many millions of people in a single afternoon. What legal or philosophical principle differentiates the moral harm or moral wrong that would be attributed to a terrorist, non-state actor or hacker who delivered a nuclear weapon from a presidential launch of a nuclear weapon? The conference will bring together international and constitutional scholars and statesmen to examine the nature of presidential first use in the United...

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2017 Oct 27

Freshman Family Weekend Reception

5:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall 3rd Floor Studio

Freshmen and their families meet Arts & Humanities Dean Robin Kelsey with faculty representing the many arts and humanities departments and programs. Learn more about the experiences and opportunities students can expect studying the humanities at Harvard.

Music and light refreshment provided!