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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 Harvard University. He'll be delivering six lectures on The Ethics of Jazz in February and March at the Cambridge, Massachusetts university, covering such [...] 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 PBS's website; scroll below to read brief synopsis. Yes! Chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown sat down with three Harvard medical students to talk about [...] 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 Tang-era Chinese writer, Li Shangyin. For a poet writing in late Tang-era China, Li Shangyin sure was cheeky. “My brother read some of the poems I’ve [...] 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 100 years ago this month. To celebrate the occasion, the university dug up from its archives some of the poet’s personal effects and displayed them [...] by