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Harvard Magazine Roundtable

10.12.18

Gerald López on a pedestrian bridge two blocks from his childhood home in East Los Angeles. For him, rebellious lawyering is not just a legal theory, but a way of being.

Photograph by Coral von Zumwalt

Gerald López’s radical theory—and practice

September-October 2018

The worrisome distribution of the fruits of American economic growth

8.24.18

A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island 

Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird. 

8.17.18

Photograph by SARINYAPINNGAM/iStockPhoto

The “glass ceiling” in the operating room

8.8.18

Robert Reid-Pharr

Courtesy of Robert Reid-Pharr

The CUNY scholar will become the first senior faculty hire for the program, which has added new members in recent years.

6.29.18

Raj Chetty

Photograph courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Chetty is a global leader in research on inequality and social mobility.

6.21.18

Illustration by James Yamasaki

Developmental psychologists find a surprising relationship between age and emotional understanding.

July-August 2018

Solar panels on the roof and fixed shading on the windows suggest that this is no ordinary wood-shingled house.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

The Center for Green Buildings and Cities aims to reduce energy used to heat and cool buildings to nearly zero.

July-August 2018