In the News
Globe columnist describes his day in Cambridge that began at an academic conference on cities at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute and ended well into the night at a burlesque show called "Strip Zeppelin'' held at Oberon. The writer highlights the role that institutions like universities can play in giving shape to creative inspirations.
Four BC History Department faculty members have received prestigious yearlong research fellowships for 2014-15, including Professor Prasannan Parthasarathi, who will be a fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute.
Antiques dealer Cille Blackwood's papers have taken their place at Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library alongside those of Susan B. Anthony, Emma Goldman, Julia Child, Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Amelia Earhart, Shere Hite, important poets, politicians, educators, and the first professionally trained women doctors and lawyers in the nation.
In this Harvard Magazine story, Class Marshal Ginny Fahs also advises freshmen to take advantage of the many stimulating events happening on campus nearly every day, such as the lectures offered by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.