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Herbie Hancock to Deliver Harvard’s 2014 Charles Eliot Norton Poetry Lectures January 10, 2014: We’re pretty much in Future Shock. Maybe 2014 won’t be so bad afterall. Jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock has been named the 2014 Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at [...] by

On PBS NewsHour, Harvard Medical Students Talk Poetry January 8, 2014: Students of Dr. Rafael Campo spoke to NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown about poetry as an important supplement to their medical training. Click here to view their conversation, recorded live, on [...] by

From the Woodberry Poetry Room: Chloe Garcia Roberts on the Art of Translation December 13, 2013: Harvard Gazette’s Sarah Sweeney spent time with the Woodberry Poetry Room’s Associate Curator, Chloe Garcia Roberts, to learn about Roberts’s experience translating the work of late [...] by

Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd : The Hypermeter of collaboration December 9, 2013: It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those who knew him and his work, his departure touched everyone.  He was a Black man. A Gay man.  He [...] by

Tales from the Woodberry Poetry Room: Christina Davis on the Discovery of a Recording of Susan and Fanny Howe’s Mother, Mary Manning Howe, Reading Yeats August 16, 2013: New at the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University’s Vocarium, Christina Davis shares the details of her discovery of a rare, archival recording of Mary Manning Howe (mother of poets, Susan [...] by

Pssst: T.S. Eliot almost flunked out of Harvard June 28, 2010: An exhibit to mark the 100-year anniversary of T.S. Eliot’s graduation includes evidence that his record was less than stellar. The Boston Globe has details. T.S. Eliot graduated from Harvard [...] by