Cultural Revolution Comes to Allston
Harvard Arts / Harvard Community Outreach / Harvard Faculty / Harvard News Release / Jen Doody

Cultural Revolution Comes to Allston

  When Peter K. Bol was in college, a revolution halfway around the world changed his life. In 1966, Bol began to study modern China — the same year that the Cultural Revolution occurred. “All of a sudden, China went from being a very interesting and promising place to a very awful place. A place … Continue reading

The Virtues of Doom
Authors / Harvard Arts / Harvard Community Outreach / Harvard Faculty / Harvard News Release / Jennifer Doody

The Virtues of Doom

  Before a standing-room-only audience of 220 at the Cambridge Public Library, Stephen Greenblatt, the John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard, spoke about the powerful attraction of tragedy, both when we are safely removed from it, and when we are suddenly and irrevocably thrust into it. Greenblatt opened the March 25 talk … Continue reading