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Autumn (…Nothing Personal)’s benches and polycarbonate tubes form three concentric circles. 

Photograph by Lydia Carmichael/Harvard Magazine

Arts

An installation in Harvard Yard creates space to reflect on identity, culture, and visibility.

9.24.18

Nighttime in the North End

Photograph by Dennis Tangney Jr./Getty Images

“Stories the Chamber of Commerce doesn’t want you to hear”

September-October 2018

Autumnal mist over Spot Pond

Photograph by Mike Ryan

Just north of Boston, a wild park is filled with forests, lakes, and rocky hills.

September-October 2018

Every human-powered vehicle must stand the test of traveling on asphalt, through mud, and into the Merrimack River.

Photograph by Lucinana Calvin/Courtesy of the Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race

Watch human-powered machines prevail—or not—in Lowell.

September-October 2018

Image gift of Laurence K. Marshall and Lorna J. Marshall ©President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. PM# 2001.29.641

Family snapshots of living off the land, in the Kalahari

September-October 2018

Du Bois and his students inked and watercolored some 60 charts for display at the 1900 World’s Fair.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Recent books with Harvard connections

September-October 2018

Illustration by Phil Foster

Jill Lepore excavates the history of America, down to its bedrock values.

September-October 2018

Davóne Tines (left) and Michael Schachter presenting Were You There at the American Repertory Theater last December

Photograph by Evgenia Eliseeva/American Repertory Theater

An oratorio adapted from Langston Hughes

September-October 2018

Sharmila Sen

Photograph courtesy of Sharmila Sen

A “first-gen” American explores race and assimilation in the United States.

September-October 2018