Past Events

  • 2022 Apr 28

    Reading Period

    Thu Apr 28 (All day) to Wed May 4 (All day)

  • 2022 Mar 30

    Reading Greek Tragedy Online Live: Sophocles' Philoctetes

    3:00pm to 4:30pm


    SOCH, Hilles Cinema

    Reading Greek Tragedy Online has been bringing ancient Greek tragedies to life through performance and discussion to worldwide audiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This dynamic reading of Sophocles’ Philoctetes, a play in which themes of disease and isolation loom large, will be the first in the series with a live, in-person audience. The performance will be directed by Paul O’Mahony of Out of Chaos Theatre and interspersed with discussion between faculty and students, facilitated by Professor Joel Christensen of Brandeis University. The entire event will be...

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  • 2022 Mar 29

    Reading Greek Tragedy: A Workshop on Oedipus the King

    3:00pm to 5:00pm


    SOCH, Hilles Penthouse

    A workshop on Sophocles’ Oedipus the King open to all Harvard College students. Led by Paul O’Mahony, Artistic Director of Reading Greek Tragedy Online and Out of Chaos Theatre, the workshop will focus on the final exchange between Oedipus and Jocasta in this famous and influential tragedy. Participants will look at the different choices actors can make and how these dramatically affect the play. There will be practical exercises to help unlock the text in performance. All participants will perform and also have the opportunity to direct each other.

  • 2022 Mar 12

    Spring Recess

    Sat Mar 12 (All day) to Sun Mar 20 (All day)

  • 2022 Feb 15

    SHARP Deadline


    The Summer Humanities and Arts Research Program (SHARP) is a ten-week summer residential program for up to 16 Harvard undergraduates participating in arts and humanities research projects directed by Harvard faculty or in partnership with leaders at our libraries and museums. The program seeks to create a diverse community of student fellows who are inspired by, and committed to, research in the humanities. Students are provided with a...

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  • 2022 Feb 07

    Third Monday Deadline

    (All day)

    Last day upon which undergraduates may drop or add any course without a fee.