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Articles: Arts

Black and white photo of a group of Vietnamese children, titled “Schoolchildren Playing Cards”

In college, Mark Erickson returned to his birthplace, capturing his experience in photographs such as those shown here, all taken in Hanoi. This is “Schoolchildren Playing Cards.”

Photograph by and courtesy of Mark Erickson

Arts

Photographer Mark Erickson on the Vietnam he never knew

10.8.20

Groovy clocks from The Glass House

Photograph courtesy of The Glass House

Holiday gifts that support the arts

November-December 2020

In Harvard Yard, workers unload gigantic heads of lettuce and other greens from a truck prominently labeled United Farm Workers as students celebrate the University's decision to support the union workers by buying only UFW-certified produce.

Illustration by Mark Steele

Headlines from Harvard’s history

November-December 2020

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

November-December 2020

Red graphic which reads At Home with Harvard: Sounds of Music

  

A selection of our stories on musicians, composers, conductors, music scholars, and more 

10.2.20

Headshot portraits of: Roberto Gonzales, Peggy Koenig, Michelle Rodriguez, Julio Reyes Copello, Sergio Trujillo

Clockwise from top left: Roberto Gonzales, Peggy Koenig, Michelle Rodriguez, Julio Reyes Copello, Sergio Trujillo
Image collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

Sociologist Roberto Gonzales’s research is becoming a musical.

10.1.20

A correspondence corner for not-so-famous lost words

September-October 2020

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

A professor sits at a computer whose screen is shooting out a beam of light filled with all sorts of animals and musical instruments

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Illustration by Wesley Merritt

A professor’s interstellar reach

July-August 2020