May 25, 2022
On May 25, 2022, for the first time in three years, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) welcomed alumni and friends back to campus to celebrate the presentation of the Centennial Medal to four distinguished graduates who have made fundamental and lasting contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society.
May 24, 2022
2022 GSAS graduate Nikhita Obeegadoo explores the way that contemporary authors often present the perspectives of oppressed and exploited migrants through the lens of oceanic ecology and materiality.
May 20, 2022
In Anthony Horowitz’s novel, The Word is Murder , a novelist (also named Anthony Horowitz) agrees to serve as a ghostwriter for former London police detective Daniel Hawthorne. At one point during his investigation, Hawthorne...
May 16, 2022
Yipeng Zhou, who will graduate this month with an MA in regional studies from Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) says that the history of Xinjiang, China’s northwestern borderland in Central Asia, provides a lens for examining the evolving political and academic relationship between Russia and China.
May 16, 2022
In her May 2022 column, Director of Student Services Danielle Farrell discusses ways for students to find balance and refresh during the summer months.
May 13, 2022
In the May 2022 episode of GSAS’s Colloquy podcast, we take a deep dive into the graduate student mental health crisis with Dr. Emily Bernstein, PhD ’20, a clinical psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Digital Mental Health.
May 11, 2022
In her doctoral dissertation, “Imagined Histories: Hellenistic Libraries and the Idea of Greece,” recent graduate Alexandra Schultz pushes back against the longstanding narrative of Hellenistic libraries as established, maintained, and used solely by wealthy, “great men.” In doing so, she hopes to shake up the way that scholars look at the history of knowledge.
May 11, 2022
As a postdoctoral researcher at the Mongan Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital , McDowell, PhD ’20, works to uncover the inequities that affect the health of those in the LGBTQ community—especially those who identify as TGD.
May 9, 2022
Each year, the GSAS Student Council (GSC) chooses its Commencement marshals to represent the School’s graduating class. Marshal nominations are made by members of the GSAS community, including students, the nominee’s graduate program administrator,...
May 6, 2022
In April, the FWC held its annual speaker series, sponsoring two panels about academic publishing. The first, moderated by postdoctoral fellow Jordan Wilkerson, focused on publishing in STEM journals and featured PLOS editor Debora...