While a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, I. Glenn Cohen is writing a book about the growing phenomenon of medical tourism, the practice of citizens of one country traveling to seek medical care in another country. He examines the emerging legal and ethical issues brought up by the many varieties of medical tourism.
The Radcliffe Institute has supported the work of 50 fellows annually in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Learn more about them here.
Radcliffe professor Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her lifelong fascination with Thomas Jefferson and shares an excerpt from her book in progress about his intellectual development.
Radcliffe fellow Tsitsi Jaji is fascinated by what songs can teach literary specialists about how to read poetry. She calls art songs—vocal compositions typically arranged for one voice with piano accompaniment—"the perfect texts to explore the dynamic relationship between music and poetry in my new Radcliffe project."
THE SCIENCE OF TOYS, THE COMEDY OF TRAGEDIES, THE DESIGN OF DESTRUCTION
The 49 artists and scholars who have been selected as fellows at the Radcliffe Institute during the 2013–2014 academic year will have a year of discovery to write books, create art, pioneer research, and bring together theory and practice.