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Articles: Arts

Wim Wenders speaking at Sanders Theatre on April 2

Photograph courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center 

Arts

Wim Wenders delivers the final installment in the 2018 Norton Lectures on Cinema. 

4.16.18

Silhouette by Joseph Cranston Jones from The Tree Named John by John B. Sale, The University of North Carolina Press, 1929

The power and legacy of African-American folktales

March-April 2018

Alain Locke in an undated photograph

Photograph courtesy of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center/Howard University

Rediscovering Alain Locke and the project of black self-realization

March-April 2018

Nancy Churnin’s biographies for children span time and space. 

 

 
 

Nancy Churnin’s picture-book biographies for children span time and space.

January-February 2018

Father Columba Stewart

Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University

A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.

January-February 2018

Recent books with Harvard connections

January-February 2018

Portraits of James Madison, 1816, by John Vanderlyn and of Dolley Madison, 1804, by Gilbert Stuart

Paintings courtesy of the White House Historical Association

Lincoln Caplan reviews Noah Feldman’s The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President

January-February 2018

Dara Horn

Photograph by Michael B. Priest

 

Dara Horn breathes life into classical Jewish sources.

January-February 2018

Photograph by iStock Images

A doctor’s take on the destruction of medicine

January-February 2018