Student Interviews and Activities

ReSignifications

What Can We Learn From Art That Doesn’t Shy Away From the Past?

April 27, 2018

Anaïs Garvanian is a first-year MTS student at HDS focusing on the history of Christianity. She works as a gallery attendant at Harvard’s Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. In the essay below, she writes about her interpretation of the current exhibition ReSignifications, which deals with issues of race, migration, identity, and the use of art as a vehicle for starting difficult conversations.... Read more about What Can We Learn From Art That Doesn’t Shy Away From the Past?

Dan Cnossen

Heart of Mettle Seeks More Than Medals

April 12, 2018

This time it wasn’t about the medals. For Daniel Cnossen, it was about recapturing what drove his passion for the Navy SEALs: discipline, intensity, training, focus, commitment, and teamwork. And it was about adding another challenge to the adventure he’s lived since losing both his legs above the knee to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.... Read more about Heart of Mettle Seeks More Than Medals

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