Highlights from Dean Michael D. Smith’s annual report
A Schlesinger Library exhibit reveals the domestic side of the war.
Scholars pursue sweeping new interpretations of the human past.
Harvard’s Washington, D.C., humanities center enhances its community—and its intellectual reach
Harvard Library helps preserve Tibet’s literary heritage.
A digital “rebirth” for the series of Greek and Roman classics
Harvard undergraduates delve deep into summer humanistic research.
Historian Maya Jasanoff says fiction can capture the subjective experience of the past.
New gateways into the humanities for students “still fully molten as human beings”
Ink and papyrus dating are consistent with an ancient origin.
At Harvard, Dava Sobel discusses the conversation that convinced Copernicus to publish his lifework.
A special exhibit showcases the history of anatomy and dissection.
Historian of science Sophia Roosth on resurrecting extinct species.
Through cat telephones and electronic dance music, scholars discuss the physical basis of sound.
Sarah Richardson presents a history of the sex chromosomes in science and culture.