The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study launched The Radcliffe Campaign, its part of the University’s new capital campaign, with events in Radcliffe Yard.
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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.
In her latest work, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, Jill Lepore brings Benjamin Franklin's sister and her story out of history’s fog and into the open.
A researcher at the Schlesinger Library read an archive of letters about pornography sent to Ms. Magazine in the 1980s, and shares what he learned about sex, feminism, and the connection between a magazine and its readers.
Marilyn Morgan, of the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library, teaches a Harvard Summer School course, “Gender, Food and Culture in American History," that explores the library's collections and cultural stereotypes around what we eat and who we are.