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A quilt from the Shape/View series: 2015–2017, all works hand-stitched cotton View III 43×57 in.

Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach Gallery

 

Arts

Anna Von Mertens depicts the findings of female astronomers using quilts and drawings.

11.8.18

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

How the Crimson squad from the immortal ’68 Game revealed a transforming Harvard

November-December 2018

George Andreou

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/HPAC

Harvard University Press director George Andreou on the future of academic publishing

November-December 2018

Du Bois and his students inked and watercolored some 60 charts for display at the 1900 World’s Fair.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Recent books with Harvard connections

September-October 2018

Illustration by Phil Foster

Jill Lepore excavates the history of America, down to its bedrock values.

September-October 2018

Sharmila Sen

Photograph courtesy of Sharmila Sen

A “first-gen” American explores race and assimilation in the United States.

September-October 2018

Laura van den Berg

Photograph by Paul Yoon

In Laura van den Berg’s fiction, the deeply strange is ordinary.

September-October 2018

Illustration by Sonia Pulido

Keith Gessen’s second novel deftly interweaves politics and personal history.

July-August 2018

When sail was swift. Pallada in Nagasaki (1854; no artist given), from A World of Empires.

Photograph by Paul Fearn/Alamy Stock Photo

Recent books with Harvard connections

July-August 2018