Join the Literary and Arts Fellows for their annual Wine & Cheese Soirée. Sample wine and cheese pairings as you learn about upcoming events, including book clubs, study bootcamps, creative writing circles, and the Dudley Review, as well as performing and visual arts opportunities, dance and art classes, museum and concert outings, drama productions, and more.
Join us for a beautiful spring walk at Mt Auburn Cemetery to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday!
Many monuments at Mount Auburn are adorned with quotations from the great English poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, and several theatre actors are among our distinguished residents. Join Volunteer Docent Susan Zawalich to honor the 453st birthday of The Bard of Avon (actual birthday is April 23) as we visit the gravesites of Edwin Booth, Charlotte Cushman and others, searching out some of the incised quotations, and reciting some of the memorable words of
Tickets are now on sale for The Marriage of Figaro with the Boston Lyric Opera: Sunday April 30, 3 PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from the Dudley House Office with cash or check (made out to Harvard University). Dudley House members may bring one guest.
Ever wonder how directors and cinematographers look at films? Want to better enjoy, understand, and get more out of movies? Come to this talk on
How to Watch a Film A talk by Nathan Roberts, Harvard PhD student in Film and Visual Studies and author of Surface Tensions: Searching for Sacred Connections in a Media-saturated World (http://www.nathandroberts.com/)
Free and open to the public. Snacks will be served. Sponsored by the Dudley Arts Fellows
Enjoy the best of Celtic music and dancing with world-class musicians including JENNA MOYNIHAN, fiddler at the Dudley House Robert Burns Night. If you enjoyed the Burns Night, you will love the Celtic Sojourn! www.wgbh.org/support/stpatrickssojourn.cfm
Tickets: $25. Pay with cash or check (to Harvard University) in the House Office, 3rd Floor. Dudley House members may bring one guest.
Come watch Steven Spielberg's epic film LINCOLN (2012, 150 minutes). Academy Award, Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
5:00 PM Wine and cheese reception
5:15 Introductory remarks by James Engell
James Engell is Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature. He is the author of The Committed Word: Literature and Public Values (1999), a collection of essays that “consider both the political and moral involvement of writers,” including Abraham Lincoln, “with their culture and the preservation and communication of that