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Peggy McIntosh

Peggy McIntosh receives 2021 Centennial Medal Citation

May 27, 2021

Peggy McIntosh, PhD ’67 has been awarded a 2021 Centennial Medal Citation by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

The Centennial Medal honors alumni who have made contributions to society that emerged from their graduate study at Harvard. It is the highest honor the Graduate School bestows, and awardees include some of Harvard’s most accomplished graduates.


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Poetry in America

Poetry In America

Poetry in America’s mission is to bring poetry into living rooms and classrooms around the world.

Morris Gray

Morris Gray & Readings

The Harvard English Department hosts many readings throughout the year, including the Morris Gray Poetry series, which dates back to 1939 with poets that include Robert Frost, Claudine Rankine, and Adrienne Rich.

Woodberry Poetry Room

Woodberry Poetry Room

A warm, welcoming poetry library and a vital hub of literary activity, the Poetry Room features a circulating collection of 20th and 21st century books and a landmark collection of audio-visual recordings.

The History of the English Department