The Radcliffe Institute Celebrates Black History Month

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Dorothy West (1907-1998), a writer who was part of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, was interviewed for the Schlesinger Library's Black Women Oral History Project. Here she is at her writing desk, on her porch in Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, circa 1985. West's papers--and the blue desk--are in the Schlesinger's collections. Photo by Judith Sedwick.Dorothy West (1907-1998), a writer who was part of the Harlem Renaissance during the 1920s, was interviewed for the Schlesinger Library's Black Women Oral History Project. Here she is at her writing desk, on her porch in Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, circa 1985. West's papers--and the blue desk--are in the Schlesinger's collections. Photo by Judith Sedwick.

The Radcliffe Institute celebrates Black History Month with the help of fellows, staff and collections at the Schlesinger Library. 

Beyond DNA

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

C. David Allis explores an aspect of genetic regulation during the Radcliffe Dean's Lecture. 


Secondhand Television Exposure Linked to Eating Disorders

ScienceDaily
Friday, January 7, 2011

For parents wanting to reduce the negative influence of TV on their children, the first step is normally to switch off the television set. But a new study authored by Radcliffe fellow Anne Becker suggests that might not be enough. 

Slimy Secrets

Harvard Gazette
Friday, January 7, 2011
Image courtesy of Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)Image courtesy of Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)

A Biofilm finding published from Joanna Aizenberg's lab may provide new direction in antimicrobial research.

The Landscape of Slavery

Harvard Gazette
Friday, December 17, 2010
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Harvard historian Walter Johnson read from a chapter of his forthcoming book at the Radcliffe, which provides unsettling accounts of those in pre-Civil War Southern bondage.

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