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Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

Arts

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

10.6.17

Harvard unveiled plans to build an $12.5-million ArtLab in Allston. The 9,000-square-foot building will have a projected lifespan of 10 to 15 years.

Rendering by Barkow Leibinger Architekten

Harvard presented design details for the new Allston project at a city meeting this week.

11.17.17

Five other Harvardians were also honored by the National Book Foundation.

11.16.17

Adam Aja, assistant curator at the Harvard Semitic Museum, works with three volunteers to make the resin cast of the Dream Stele of King Thutmose IV.

Click the arrow on the right for images of the replica and original Stele.

Courtesy of the Harvard Semitic Museum

A replica of the Dream Stele, part of Egyptologist Peter Der Manuelian’s efforts to revitalize the museum

11.8.17

Four Tulips, a nature study by Jacob Marrel

Courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums

George Abrams ’54, J.D. ’57, donates his collection to the Harvard Art Museums. 

11.4.17

Fellow classics concentrators Sam Beck ’16 (left) and E.E. Cummings ’15

 

What one undergraduate learned

10.18.17

Photograph courtesy of Moldova

A Moldovan restaurant in Newton reflects rich culinary traditions.

November-December 2017

Image courtesy of the Houghton Library

Harvard’s Houghton Library explores “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence.”

November-December 2017

Celebrating Thanksgiving at Old Sturbridge Village

Photograph courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village

Celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas at Old Sturbridge Village  

November-December 2017