Writer Colum McCann, the National Book Award–winning and bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin, will introduce his latest epic novel Apeirogon and the global educational organization Narrative 4 in conversation with Veronika Tuckerova, Harvard lecturer in Slavic languages and literatures.
Colum McCann’s most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon—named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides, is a tour de force concerning...
Czech Zone 2: Comenius at 350! In Czech and English.
On the occasion of the 350th anniversary of the death of the 17th century poet, pedagogue, and theologian John Amos Comenius (1592-1670), students of Czech come together with Houghton Library curators to perform dialogues and vignettes in an online montage of words, images, and music. Have you ever wondered what a beehive is and how it works? Why Cotton Mather invited Comenius to lead Harvard College?
Tune in for a good old allegorical schooling on the hows and whys of the world on Friday...
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CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020 (Belfer Case Study Room)
Since 1996, the Davis Center has organized the annual Undergraduate Colloquium on Russian and Eurasian Studies to showcase outstanding work by students from Harvard, Wellesley, and Wheaton colleges. Please join us and our student presenters, faculty, family, and friends for this lively and engaging event!
Opening Remarks - 1:45-2:00 p.m.
Panel I - 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Isabelle DeSisto, Harvard College, Agua Caliente en Tierras Frías: Rethinking the Role of Soft Power in Soviet-Cuban Educational...