Education: At Harvard

Murray In. Harvard University has named the first incumbent of its Charles Eliot Norton chair of poetry, established last year by Alumnus C. C. Stillman of Manhattan. The stipulation was that "poetry" should be interpreted to mean poetic expression in music and the fine arts as well as in language; that the incumbent should be "of high distinction and preferably of international reputation"; that he should lecture on cultural subjects of his own choosing; and that the latchstring of his study door should be out...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!