Radcliffe Institute Announces 2012–2013 Fellows

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Harvard Magazine showcases Harvard faculty members selected for Radcliffe fellowship. 

Bacigalupo Awarded Radcliffe Fellowship

University of Buffalo Reporter
Thursday, May 3, 2012

2012-2013 Radcliffe fellow Ana Mariella Bacigalupo is a noted scholar of shamanism among the indigenous Mapuche of south-central Chile. 

From Novel Scientists to Novel Writers

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced the 51 women and men — from across the University and around the world — who will be convening as next year's Radcliffe Institute Fellows.

Hard-earned Gains for Women at Harvard

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerStephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Harvard's history with women is indeed complicated, said historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz in a talk at the Radcliffe Institute. Horowitz examined the University's shifting gender landscape, contending that while the Harvard of today has much to celebrate in regards to women, it still has room to improve.

It’s Complicated

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Drew Faust, Helen Horowitz, and Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen by Tony RinaldoDrew Faust, Helen Horowitz, and Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen by Tony Rinaldo

"Women have always been at Harvard...not only as life's mainstay, but as intellectual collaborators," cultural historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz told a packed auditorium at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Lecture Highlights History of Harvard Women

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Harvard community gathered to discuss the University's evolving relationship with female affiliates throughout the course of its history during the Dean's Lecture, delivered by Helen H. Horowitz. The lecture, one of many events this year to commemorate Harvard's 375th anniversary, included opening remarks from President Faust and Radcliffe Institute Dean Cohen.

Remarks for "It’s Complicated: 375 Years of Women at Harvard"

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Helen Horowitz explores Harvard University’s relationship with women—beginning with the University’s founding, and she contends that the fight for equity remains a work in progress today. 

Former Egypt TV Anchor Says Military Regime ‘Still Very Repressive’

WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station
Friday, April 13, 2012
Shahira Amin, a former anchor for Egypt's state TV. She famously walked off the job in support of the Arab Spring uprisings. (Robin Lubbock/Here & Now)Shahira Amin, a former anchor for Egypt's state TV. She famously walked off the job in support of the Arab Spring uprisings. (Robin Lubbock/Here & Now)

Shahira Amin, an anchor for Egypt's state-owned Nile TV, famously walked off the set in protest during the Tahrir Square uprising. Amin was in Boston to speak at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at a conference called "Women Making Democracy."

Making Drinking Water Clean

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Photo by Amanda SwinhartPhoto by Amanda Swinhart

Kremer, Harvard's Gates Professor of Developing Societies, described his efforts and provided an overview of recent research on the topic of safe water during a talk Tuesday at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as part of the institute's water series. 

Women Fighting for Change

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
This year's keynote speaker was Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin (right). Leila Ahmed (left), Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, joined the discussion. Photo by Stephanie MitchellThis year's keynote speaker was Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin (right). Leila Ahmed (left), Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, joined the discussion. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell

It's the mark of a successful conference that "we have many more questions, perhaps than we had when we came in," said Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, at the conclusion of the institute's "Women Making Democracy" symposium last week. 

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