May 2, 2022
Graduating student Henry Stoll’s PhD dissertation, “The Unsung Revolution: The Music of Haitian Independence, 1804–1820,” argues that much of early Haitian music followed French traditions, highlighting the difference between European Enlightenment ideals and the real-world treatment of colonies.
April 22, 2022
When you are done with your work this semester, I hope that your achievements will be lauded with celebratory music. It is not completely beyond the realm of possibility that, upon your final keystroke, the Harvard University Band...
April 22, 2022
To better reflect the scope of its work, the GSAS Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs will now be known as the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, or GSAS EDIB. “This change signals GSAS’s...
April 20, 2022
GSAS graduates convened on campus April 9 for a day of connection and learning at the first in-person Alumni Day program since the start of the global pandemic.
April 20, 2022
As a PhD student in German language and literature at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Rebecca Stewart explores the art and thought of Friedrich Schiller with fresh eyes, finding in his work a trenchant critique of power and a championing of the marginalized.
April 15, 2022
Student Heidi Pickard seeks to uncover the prevalence of toxic chemicals in surface waterways—and their impact on the environment and human health.
April 15, 2022
You may have heard the term “ombudsman” before, but never really understood their role or what they offered. To give you the lowdown, Director of Student Services Danielle Farrell spoke this month with the Harvard Ombuds Office team.
April 15, 2022
The island of Guam is often seen as important only in the context of its ties to the US, which annexed the island as a territory following the Spanish-American War and now uses it to host a military base. But recent graduate Kristin Oberiano’s dissertation, “Territorial Discontent: Chamorros, Filipinos, and the Making of the United States Empire on Guam,” centers Chamorros, the indigenous people of Guam, and Filipinos in the historical narrative.
April 13, 2022
GSAS students Zubia Hasan and Laura Nicolae as well as incoming student Osareman Okolo have been awarded a 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a merit-based graduate school program for 30 immigrants and children of immigrants.
April 8, 2022
Flowers are blooming in the Boston Public Garden, the Boston Marathon is just around the corner, and if our allergies aren’t hassling us on walks to campus, then the rain is. This can only mean that April has arrived, that...

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