Worldly Worlding: Curating the Imaginal Fields of Science and Art
Join the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and the Harvard Art Museums for a free public lecture with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University, on Wednesday, April 30 at 6:00 pm at Harvard Northwest Building room B-103. Curator, author, and researcher Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev questions how we define artistic practice and research through examples of artwork and displays created for dOCUMENTA (13), held in Kassel, Germany, in 2012. Read more.
Image: Giuseppe Penone, Idee di Pietra (Ideas of Stone), 2003-2012. Bronze and stone. Karlsaue Park, Kassel. Photo: Roman Mensing, courtesy of dOCUMENTA (13).
A Short History of the Ten Commandments
Join the Harvard Semitic Museum for the public lecture, A Short History of the Ten Commandments with Michael Coogan, Harvard Divinity School, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:00pm in the Yenching Auditorium. The Ten Commandments of the Hebrew Bible have become a focal point in contemporary culture wars. When and how, among all the laws reportedly given on Mount Sinai, did the Decalogue become such a privileged and authoritative text? Read more.