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Akhil Sharma

Photograph by Nicholas Prakas

Arts

Akhil Sharma is less interested in ideology in itself than in politics as a backdrop to emotional conflict.

8.14.17

Courtesy of PBS

Harvard experts provide access to Vietnamese sources on the war.

9.11.17

Celeste Ng

Photograph © Kevin Day Photography

Celeste Ng’s nimble second novel traces a cross-cultural drama in her Midwestern hometown. 

9.8.17

Danielle Allen

Courtesy of Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Allen’s new book excoriates both the justice system and a parallel universe of gang rule. 

9.8.17

The front of the sleeve from a Dunster Dunces album, which included arrangements of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin, as well as original compositions

Courtesy of Jonathan Aibel

A look (and listen) back at the Dunster Dunces

8.25.17

Akhil Sharma

Photograph by Nicholas Prakas

Akhil Sharma is less interested in ideology in itself than in politics as a backdrop to emotional conflict.

8.14.17

Members of the Asian Tour sing on the steps of Dubrovnik Cathedral in August 1967.

Photograph by Hal Gibbons

Fifty years after they sang their way around the globe as undergraduates, they returned to Cambridge with full hearts and voices. 

8.9.17

A drawing of the 20 x 24 camera presented to Polaroid shareholders at the 1982 annual meeting

Diagram of 20 x 24 camera from Annual Meeting, May 1982. Polaroid Corporation Administrative Records, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Why did Polaroid build cameras this big?

September-October 2017

James Coe’s backyard and frog pond are worthy of their own plein air paintings.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Landscape and bird artist James Coe reflects the Hudson Valley

September-October 2017