Katja Stroke-Adolphe



Harvard professors Levitsky, Ziblatt discuss the death of democracies

Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, professors of government at Harvard University and co-authors of the book “How Democracies Die,” spoke to the University community on Monday about the threats currently facing U.S. democracy, in the context of demises of democracies in the past.

French theatre lecturer Guillaume Gallienne discusses teaching philosophy, life, and art

“I’m there to tell them they are not alone. I think that’s my job. The purpose for me of theater is to say that we’re not alone, or that we’re not separated,” explained Guillaume Gallienne, sociétaire of the renowned French theatre company Comédie-Française and winner of multiple César Awards for his autobiographical film “Les Garçons et Guillaume, à table!”.

Stephen Hawking, honorary degree recipient, dies at age 76

Stephen Hawking, a theoretical physicist who received an honorary doctorate degree from the University in 1982, died on the morning of March 13 at the age of 76. Hawking is famed for his scientific achievements in studying the properties of black holes, as a beloved figure in pop culture, and for his book A Brief History of Time.