Fast-food Industry Offers More Bad Deals

This Boston Globe editorial features Radcliffe fellow and food writer Michael Pollan commenting on the nation's fast food industry. 

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TS Eliot Prize: Poet Sarah Howe Wins With "Amazing" Debut

Sarah Howe RI '16, whom judges say "will change British poetry," was awarded the prize for her collection Loop of Jade, which examines the poet's joint British and Chinese heritage. 

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Talea Ensemble Enacts Dark Fascinations in Takasugi Premiere

Composer Steven Kazuo Takasugi's "Sideshow" had its US premiere at the Radcliffe Institute. The Boston Globe reports: "'Sideshow' was music theater. Visual elements—the striped false teeth the musicians surreptitiously slipped in, the dropcloth that suddenly unveiled a taxidermied fish in a bell jar—were as essential to the experience as the sonic." 

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For Gallery Visitors, a Chance to Be One with the Art

A new installation at Radcliffe by teamLab, a collaborative of engineers and artists, transforms viewers into virtual artists.

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Time to Turn the Page

A look at notable work by Harvard authors in 2015, including work and selections by Radcliffe fellow and poet Ross Gay. 

Deborah Parker, former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington State. Photo by Susan Walsh, Associated PressDeborah Parker, former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington State. Photo by Susan Walsh, Associated Press

A Sliver of a Full Moon, but Not the Full Moon Yet

Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, wrote Sliver of a Full Moon so that Native women survivors of violence could share their stories.

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Lines That Go Swish

The Harvard Gazette speaks with poet and Radcliffe fellow Ross Gay, who is a finalist for the National Book Award for his latest book of poems, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

Karole Armitage presented this year's Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff PhotographerKarole Armitage presented this year's Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff Photographer

Karole Armitage: Dancing In and Out of the Box

“I was born with this idea that I wanted to be an artist, because I wanted to understand what it means to be a human,” says Karole Armitage RI '16. “What it means to be alive.” She chose to write on the air with her body—and this is how she comes to know her place in the world.

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Independent Mind

Claudia Escobar RI '16, a former justice in Guatemala and now a Scholar at Risk at Harvard, says that a lack of judicial independence creates fertile ground for corruption.

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$425,000 Award from MacArthur Foundation to SHARIAsource

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $425,000 for the development of SHARIAsource—an online Islamic law resource founded and directed by Harvard Law School Professor and Radcliffe Professor Intisar Rabb.

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15 Minutes with Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan RI '16, the acclaimed food journalist, is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute exploring psychedelic drug therapy. He talked with the Harvard Crimson about healthy eating hacks in college and his fellowship year so far.

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New Research Grants to Use the Schlesinger’s Collections

The Schlesinger Library's 2015 grant recipients include researchers investigating women’s activism in STEM fields, the American labor movement, immigration reform, women oyster shuckers, the suffragist Alice Paul, and the environmental and occupational health doctor Harriet Hardy.