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Documentarian Frederick Wiseman is the first filmmaker to deliver a Norton Lecture.
Photograph by Tia Chapman
“I don’t think slavery ended in 1865 —I think it just evolved. I think it turned into decades of terrorism and violence and lynching.”
Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer
Fred Moten’s subversive black-studies scholarship
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A replica of the Dream Stele, part of Egyptologist Peter Der Manuelian’s efforts to revitalize the museum
A Harvard botanist investigates mystic potions, voodoo rites, and the making of zombies.
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications
The initative includes interdisciplinary conversation, annual symposia, and a postdoc program.
Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
A faculty member and two GSD affiliates are honored.
Photograph from Granger
In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.