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A portrait phot of Emily Carmichael

Emily Carmichael

Photograph by Art Streiber for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment

Arts

Jurassic World Dominion screenwriter Emily Carmichael on scripting Hollywood sci-fi epics

6.6.22

Wendy Lesser standing happily among her books

Wendy Lesser

Photograph by Glenn Matsumura

The revered literary magazine editor discusses the writing (and reading) life.

July-August 2022

The seven 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

The 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D. students discuss subjects from aliens to infrastructural aesthetics.

4.14.22

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

One “beautiful” encounter set Michael Stanley on his own humane path to neurology and writing.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Michael Stanley and the covenant of medicine

January-February 2022

Charles Duhigg at home.

Photograph of Charles Duhigg by Glenn Matsumura 

Charles Duhigg unpacks how individuals and organizations work at war, on Wall Street, and in Silicon Valley

January-February 2022

During her Norton Lectures, Laurie Anderson plays a violin of her own invention.

During her Norton Lectures, Laurie Anderson sometimes dances with herself or plays a violin of her own invention.
Screenshot by Lily Scherlis

Artist Laurie Anderson delivers her fifth virtual Norton Lecture on Wednesday.

11.8.21

The staircase inside of Harvard COOP

The main staircase inside the renovated Harvard COOP, with updated signage.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

Adapting to new conditions—but books are still a “core business”

10.27.21

Elisabeth Sharp McKetta

Elisabeth Sharp McKetta

Photograph courtes of Elisabeth Sharp McKetta

Elisabeth Sharp McKetta ’01 finds truth in the border between fact and fiction.

November-December 2021