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Melissa McCormick Chosen as Walter Channing Cabot Fellow

September 12, 2019

Melissa McCormick has been chosen as a Walter Channing Cabot Fellow for the current academic year.  These awards are given annually to a select few faculty colleagues in recognition of their achievements and scholarly eminence in the fields of literature, history, or art.  This award reflects Professor McCormick’s outstanding contributions to her field, including the 2019 exhibit at the Metropolitian Museum of Art, "The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated," as well as the publication of The Tale of...

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Felipe Pereda chosen as a Walter Channing Cabot Fellow for the current academic year

May 2, 2019

Felipe Pereda has been chosen as a Walter Channing Cabot Fellow for the current academic year.  These awards are given annually to a select few faculty colleagues in recognition of their achievements and scholarly eminence in the fields of literature, history, or art.  This award reflects Professor Pereda’s outstanding contributions to his field, including the 2018 publications of Images of Discord: Poetics and Politics of the Sacred Image in Fifteenth-Century Spain and Crime and Illusion: The Art of Truth in the Spanish Golden Age

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The Harvard Gazette - The work of culture alters our perceptions - Radcliffe conference explores the nexus of race and justice through art

April 30, 2019

 

 

Diane Paulus considered it self-evident to put race at the center of the American Repertory Theater’s revival of the award-winning musical “1776,” debuting next year.

Speaking Friday at the “Vision & Justice” conference, Paulus, A.R.T.’s director, said earlier runs of the musical about the writing of the Declaration of Independence, failed to...

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The New York Times - Prof. Sarah Lewis - "The Racial Bias Built Into Photography"

April 25, 2019

Can a photographic lens condition racial behavior? I wondered about this as I was preparing to speak about images and justice on a university campus.

“We have a problem. Your jacket is lighter than your face,” the technician said from the back of the one-thousand-person amphitheater-style auditorium. “That’s going to be a problem for lighting.” She was handling the video recording and lighting for the event.

 

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