Past Events

“Whitman and Ornamental Distinction”


“Whitman and Ornamental Distinction” Professor Theo Davis, Department of English, NU Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:00p.m., 133 Barker Center Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

Mya Poe Presents Work in Progress


Assistant Professor Mya Poe presents her research, “Stories of Testing: What Students and Statistics Can Tell Us about Making Writing Assessment Fairer.”  Lunch will be served.

Interpretive Improv!


On Friday, November 21st at 4 pm in 400B, the Barrs Committee brings you another new and exciting event: Interpretive Improv! We will be distributing a short “surprise” literary text to everyone at the table, and all present are invited (but not required!) to provide an on-the-fly reading. To get the improv ball rolling, Frank Blessington,…
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Barrs Lecture Series: “The Open Book: Medieval Data in the 21st Century”


William Noel is  the Director of the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare books, and Manuscripts and founding director of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Noel’s expertise is medieval illuminated manuscripts an he is a vocal advocate for open accessible humanities data. He is best known for overseeing…
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