August 26, 2014—Old habits may die hard, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. David Gordon Lyon, founder of Harvard’s Semitic Museum, Hollis Professor of Divinity and Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental Languages began keeping a... Read more
The spanking new FAS Collections and Content Development Council held its inaugural meeting last week. (The Council’s charter, which outlines its sphere of activity, is attached to this message.) The group first spent some... Read more
August 5, 2014—The Judaica Division’s latest publication—Harvard Judaica in the 21st Century by Charles Berlin—was recently published to celebrate the recent 50th anniversary of the Division, which was established in 1962 with the appointment of... Read more
Scholars who work with historical objects may think of those objects as worlds apart from emerging technology, but students in two courses — one offered through the Committee on Medieval Studies and Harvard Divinity School, the other through the... Read more
June 10, 2014—The Harvard Library’s treasures are as diverse as they are valuable. This year, the Harvard Gazette featured some unique items in library collections in its Curio series.
The series traced... Read more