Sophomores wishing to concentrate in History & Literature should submit a completed Application for Admission to History & Literature. Upon submitting an application, students will be invited to schedule an academic advising meeting with History & Literature faculty.
Join History & Literature faculty and students in welcoming sophomores to the concentration at our annual holiday celebration! New concentrators are invited to pick up their History & Literature t-shirts at the party.
A meeting for concentrators considering studying abroad in the following academic year. Learn about receiving concentration credit for courses taken abroad, and see how easy it is to study abroad in History & Literature!
Jane Kamensky is Professor of History at Harvard University and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is a historian of early America, the
In addition to the public lecture, History & Literature concentrators are invited to attend a Master Class with Professor Kamensky. This event is required for sophomores and juniors; attendance will be taken. First-year students considering concentrating in History & Literature are also welcome!
A required event for juniors (and strongly recommended for sophomores), the Senior Thesis Symposium features 5-minute talks by seniors about their thesis topics and the whole process. Join us for a supportive conversation over Indian food about finding a topic, conducting research, drafting chapters, working with faculty mentors, and other key aspects of writing a senior thesis in History & Literature.