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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

Stephanie Burt, recently named co-editor of poetry at The Nation, in her office at Harvard

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Stephanie Burt ’94 is the kind of poetry critic who provokes anger in other poetry critics.

November-December 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2017

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

September-October 2017

Malka Older

Courtesy of Malka Older

Sci-fi meets the political thriller.

September-October 2017

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

July-August 2017

Tahmima Anam

Photograph courtesy of Tahmima Anam

Tahmima Anam’s Bengal trilogy finds a resting place.

July-August 2017

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A 1948 record from Frederick C. Packard’s Harvard Vocarium label, T. S. Eliot: Reading His Own Poetry, on a turntable in a console designed by Alvar Aalto and engineer Jack L. Weisman. 

Objects courtesy of the Woodberry Poetry Room. Photographs by Stu Rosner

In the Woodberry Poetry Room, a landmark audio collection waits to be heard.

July-August 2017