Past Events

  • 2015 Apr 30

    Writing (at) Radcliffe

    2:20pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center

    Join writers Geraldine Brooks, V.V. Ganeshananthan, and Justin Torres as they discuss their work and their time as Fellows at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

  • 2015 Apr 30

    Literary Walking Tour

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Coop Bookstore Entrance, 1400 Mass. Ave.

    Meeting spot is in front of the Harvard Coop at 1400 Mass Ave.

    Whether you prefer Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park or H.W. Longfellow's The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, something you love to read came out of Cambridge. Come discover which of your favorite writers attended Harvard, who of the literati grew up there, and how our Fair City has contributed to American literature from the very first book printed in British North America in the 1600s to the recent Harry Potter parties of the early 2000s. Cambridge Historical Tour guides,...

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  • 2015 Apr 29

    Building Lives/Building Careers with John Berendt '61

    3:00pm

    Location: 

    Arts Cafe at Barker

    Award-winning author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and Pulitzer Prize finalist John Berendt, class of '61, shares his thoughts on building a rich life in and around writing.

  • 2015 Apr 29

    The Art of Sijo with David McCann

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Arts Cafe at Barker

    Join professor and poet David McCann as he explores the creative possibilities of sijo, an ancient Korean poetic form still in use today.

  • 2015 Apr 29

    The LitMag: Getting Published, Getting Involved

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center

    In this panel discussion and Q & A session, the editors of PloughsharesHarvard Review, and Post Road give a behind-the-scenes account of what it takes to edit and publish a literary magazine, and what they look for in contributions. Featuring Christina Thompson, Ladette Randolph, and Christopher Boucher, and moderated by Greg Harris, editor of Pangyrus.

  • 2015 Apr 29

    Literary Walking Tour

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Meeting spot is in front of the Harvard Coop at 1400 Mass Ave.

    Whether you prefer Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park or H.W. Longfellow's The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, something you love to read came out of Cambridge. Come discover which of your favorite writers attended Harvard, who of the literati grew up there, and how our Fair City has contributed to American literature from the very first book printed in British North America in the 1600s to the recent Harry Potter parties of the early 2000s. Cambridge Historical Tour guides,...

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  • 2015 Apr 28

    re-verse: A Participatory Evening of Poetry

    8:00pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center

    Join us for the opening celebration of re~verse, a collaborative, location-based sound installation created by artist Halsey Burgund in conjunction with metaLAB (at) Harvard. Accessed through an iPhone app, the work offers fragments of recorded poetry from Woodberry Poetry Room's archive - voices of renowned poets past and present - which crowd together at the gates of Harvard's historic Yard, questioning, demanding, conversing in chorus with music and with one another across stanzas and centuries. During this event, those dynamic and vital voices will fill...

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