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Crossing borders, building bridges

Crossing borders, building bridges

October 28, 2016

By Adam Zewe

SEAS Dean connects with educational and business leaders during South America trip

Solving important societal challenges requires an innovative approach that is multidisciplinary, and also multinational.

That is one key message Francis J. Doyle III, Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), shared with business executives, educational leaders, and government officials Read more about Crossing borders, building bridges

Displacement Here, Displacement Now: Raúl Zurita, the [({ })] Transborder Immigrant Tool, and Amy Sara Carroll’s The Desert Survival Series

October 27, 2016
Sergio Delgado Moya
In a world so relentlessly defined by utilitarian reasoning, by expedient thinking, by prose language, and by vicious speech, poetry is decisively out of place. Displacement, though, is what accounts for poetry’s extraordinary capacity for meaning. Relieved of the duties of routine language, released from the onerous burden of serving as a utilitarian vehicle of communication, poetry is free to soar and rove, revealing sublime sights (sights of tremendous beauty, sights of great terror) seldom, if ever, accessible Read more about Displacement Here, Displacement Now: Raúl Zurita, the [({ })] Transborder Immigrant Tool, and Amy Sara Carroll’s The Desert Survival Series

The fog of peace

October 17, 2016

 

Voice of experience sheds light on Colombia’s ‘no’ vote

By Liz Mineo, Harvard Staff Writer

It was going to be the end of war. Now Colombians wonder whether peace is possible.

On Sept. 26, President Juan Manuel Santos and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces Read more about The fog of peace