Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, appeared at Radcliffe to take measure of how far, and not so far, women have come since The President’s Commission on the Status of Women was published in 1963.
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In a candid and lively conversation at Radcliffe, Nancy Pelosi discussed topics ranging from the thrill of being at Kennedy’s inauguration to the importance of raising the minimum wage, of family and work balance, and of affordable, quality childcare in order to enable women to work outside the home.
Celebrated New York Times columnist Gail Collins visited the Radcliffe Institute to discuss her 2009 book on the modern feminist movement, "When Everything Changed." The Harvard Crimson chatted with her before she entered the Knafel Center's main hall for her lecture.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study launched The Radcliffe Campaign, its part of the University’s new capital campaign, with events in Radcliffe Yard.
Dean Lizabeth Cohen unveiled the Institute’s fundraising priorities, which emphasize collaboration across the University, increased engagement between Radcliffe fellows and Harvard students, and the diversification of programming and research funding.
Fellow Tadashi Tokieda's project at the Institute involves inventing, collecting, and studying toys that have intriguing scientific behaviors, and sharing the toys and the science with the public.
Gail Collins argued in a lecture titled after her recent book, When Everything Changed, that the Civil Rights movement, the advent of the birth control pill in the 1960s, and the economic slump of the 1970s were crucial in shifting American society's views on women.
New York Times columnist Gail Collins spoke at the Radcliffe Institute about When Everything Changed, the causes and effects of changes in American society for women between 1960 and today.
At Radcliffe's annual Rothschild Lecture, New York Times columnist Gail Collins offered her perspective on how and why the rights and expectations of American women changed so dramatically between 1960 and today.
Through his fellowship, David Levine is pursuing Character Analysis, an experiment in which volunteers are paired with actors over a period of three months so the actors can “acquire” the participants’ subjectivity.