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A table with a fancy menu and table settings.

The exhibit's centerpiece re-creates the table setting of a formal dinner held for freshmen of the Harvard Class of 1913. 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.© President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Arts

“Resetting the Table,” a new exhibit at the Peabody Museum, examines American food traditions. 

11.20.19

Rafael Campo
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Rafael Campo’s compassionate care

May-June 2019

Min Jin Lee

Photograph by Ella Rinaldo

“I worry a great deal about how Koreans are perceived,” the author says.

2.13.19

Illustration by Gaby D’Alessandro

The continuing appeal of novelist Rachel Ingalls

March-April 2019

Paolo Pasco

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Paolo Pasco and the art of making crosswords

March-April 2019

The multitalented Edward Gorey in September 1977, on the distinctive set he designed for the Broadway production of Dracula—for which he won a Tony Award for best costume design

Photograph by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images

An idiosyncratic new biography of Edward Gorey

March-April 2019

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

March-April 2019

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

January-February 2019

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018