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Harvard Gazette
Friday, September 28, 2012
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter RI '12, who spoke as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute's Colloquium Series, said she decided to re-issue her prize-winning book, “Carry Me Home,” after she discovered new materials on the subject. Introducing McWhorter was Jane Rhodes the Joy Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.

Daughter of the Segregated South Speaks at Harvard’s Du Bois Colloquium

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Diane McWhorter RI '12, daughter of the Segregated South, speaks at Harvard’s Du Bois Colloquium about her two books on the civil rights movement and its intersection with her own life. 

Bon Appétit! Julia at 100

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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Friends, family, former colleagues, and devoted fans gathered at Harvard for a party celebrating the vivacious woman who revolutionized American culinary culture. The only person missing was the late guest of honor, Julia Child, though her spirit seemed to charge the room. 

How Julia Child Outfitted Her TV Kitchen

Boston Globe
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Boston Globe reports one of the coolest events in Boston last week was a daylong symposium on the life and legacy of the inimitable Julia Child, who would have turned 100 in August. Hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study's Schlesinger Library, the event featured friends of Paul and Julia Child from the couple's years in Cambridge, who discussed Child's first TV kitchen. 

Ratatouille from Mastering the Art of French Cooking and A Day of Julia

Food for Thought
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

“You have a ratatouille garden!” Julia Child exclaimed to her hostess, Jane Thompson,“we’ll have ratatouille for dinner.” Thompson was one of many friends and family who recalled Julia Child stories to an adoring crowd in the Radcliffe Gymnasium, all celebrating what would be Julia Child’s 100th birthday. 

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things…About Julia Child

Food Studies Blog
Monday, September 24, 2012

Food blogger shares the four most wonderful things about Julia Child that she learned from the Radcliffe Institute's Julia Child Centenary Symposium. 

Forget Peggy Olson: Mad Women Made Their Mark Long Before the '60s

Advertising Age
Monday, September 24, 2012

Marilyn Morgan, archivist at the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library, highlights the role of women in advertising since the late 1800s. She comments "The female viewpoint opened a door for early ad women, but in the end it held them back". The nature of the work done by these advertising women proved limiting, as agencies then pigeonholed them as suitable only for certain types of assignments. And the very ads they worked on—projecting an image of women as homemakers—reinforced rather stereotyped views about women that restricted their advancement in the work world.

Ideas Calendar: A Julia Child Centenary Symposium

Wall Street Journal
Saturday, September 15, 2012

A bright idea: The Wall Street Journal features Radcliffe's Julia Child Symposium. 

Of Love, Death, and Garbage

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Rajesh Parameswaran kicked off this year's Radcliffe Institute's series of fellow presentations with a program that included readings from his well-received debut work that merges themes of love and gore, as well as from his work in progress.

Cohen receives faculty scholar award from Greenwall Foundation

Harvard Law School
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Greenwall Foundation has chosen Harvard Law School Assistant Professor I. Glenn Cohen '03, who is a leading expert on the intersection of bioethics and the law and a Radcliffe Institute fellow, as a recipient of one of three Faculty Scholar Awards in Bioethics. The award allows recipients to conduct extensive independent research to help set public policy and standards of clinical practice.