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Anna Soltys Morse (red shirt, gray pants) performing hand-to-hand acrobatics with other cast members of the outdoor show Branché

Photograph by Christopher Duggan

Arts

Anna Soltys Morse and the art of hand-to-hand flying

4.6.22

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

As a singer and songwriter, Claudia García performs mariachi-inspired Latin fusion music.

Photograph by Javier Vela; courtesy of mariachimusic.com

How Claudia García got “mariachi fever”

May-June 2022

Photograph of pioneering Wexner Center for the Arts

The Wexner Center for the Arts, at Ohio State University, signaled large shifts in culture—and architecture.

A comprehensive examination of avant-garde architecture

May-June 2022

Anna Soltys Morse (red shirt, gray pants) performing hand-to-hand acrobatics with other cast members of the outdoor show Branché

Photograph by Christopher Duggan

Anna Soltys Morse and the art of hand-to-hand flying

May-June 2022

SZNZ: Spring album cover

SZNZ: Spring album cover

 

First of four seasonally inspired EPs make Shakespeare and Vivaldi rock

3.31.22

Chef Michael Twitty and Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Chef and historian Michael Twitty spoke with Radcliffe Institute dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin about the culinary legacies of enslavement.

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

At the Radcliffe Institute, chef Michael Twitty traces the food legacy of enslavement.

3.25.22

Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard University

An alumna and faculty member at a new Harvard tradition

3.9.22

Certificate of merit awarded to Mattie Carter, a pupil in the Navy Hill School

Richmond Public Schools (Va.).Certificate of merit awarded to Mattie Carter a pupil in the Navy Hill School, No. 22, for correct deportment and diligent attention to studies for four successive weeks. Session 1882-1883 : DS (by B. McDaniel, teacher), 1882 Nov. 24. ; A. Memorabilia

Carter family papers, MS Am 2322/Houghton Library, Harvard University

The Houghton debuts a digital collection of African-American primary sources.

2.23.22

Jarvis Givens

Jarvis Givens

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Jarvis Givens rediscovers the underground history of black schooling.

March-April 2022