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Post-Title IX, more women have entered competitive sports like basketball.

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Arts

How Title IX expanded women’s opportunities in sports

6.20.17

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

July-August 2017

Tahmima Anam

Photograph courtesy of Tahmima Anam

Tahmima Anam’s Bengal trilogy finds a resting place.

July-August 2017

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A 1948 record from Frederick C. Packard’s Harvard Vocarium label, T. S. Eliot: Reading His Own Poetry, on a turntable in a console designed by Alvar Aalto and engineer Jack L. Weisman. 

Objects courtesy of the Woodberry Poetry Room. Photographs by Stu Rosner

In the Woodberry Poetry Room, a landmark audio collection waits to be heard.

July-August 2017

Barack Obama listening to his advisors, in the Oval Office, April 2010.

Barack Obama listening to his advisors, in the Oval Office, April 2010.

Official White House photograph by Pete Souza

Harvard Review editor Major Jackson, RI ’07, linked 200 poets in this verse tribute to the president.

4.28.17

Cynthia Nixon and Jennifer Ehle in A Quiet Passion

© A Quiet Passion/Hurricane Films/Courtesy of Music Box Films.

In his film A Quiet Passion, Terence Davies illuminates Emily Dickinson’s daily life and eternal poetry.

4.18.17

Steampunk style merges “neo-Victorian fashion with retro-futuristic technology.”

Photograph by Bobbi Lane

Steampunk Festival celebrates art and history in Waltham, Massachusetts

May-June 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

May-June 2017