The Schlesinger Library has awarded grants to fund projects that explore the library's vast collections, which provide a unique window into the lives of women and families.
Parts of the world are facing a new “demographic time bomb,” one that threatens skyrocketing health care and pension costs as populations age. “It was really a shocking realization that this was happening,” said Mary Brinton, whose work explores declining fertility rates in postindustrial societies.
Lydia R. Diamond's new play "Smart People," which she worked on while a Radcliffe fellow, examines the dynamics of race in the Harvard community.
A Boston Globe article explores the success of women fiction authors in publishing, which was the topic of a recent Radcliffe panel.
The world of libraries is being shaken by the digital age, changing patterns of readership, information retrieval, perhaps even brain circuitry. The dance toward the digital drew archivists from around the world to Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for a workshop on technology and archival processing.
Composer Hans Tutschku, Harvard's Fanny P. Mason Professor of Music and director of Harvard's Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, is indulging his fascination with the visual arts in a new exhibit as part of his Radcliffe fellowship.