In a lecture at the Radcliffe Institute titled, "Synthetic: How Life Got Made," fellow Sophia Roosth described her analysis of recent attempts at "de-extinction," the effort to recreate extinct or endangered species using modern technologies.
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The Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library is presenting a long-running exhibit by the groundbreaking artist Judy Chicago. And Tuesday afternoon, to provide the ultimate perspective, it presented Chicago herself.
The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America marked its 70th anniversary with a symposium that honored women’s history pioneer Gerda Lerner.
Radcliffe fellow Sean Graney loves to combine works of art. During his fellowship, he has worked on creating All Our Tragic, an adaptation of Greek tragedies. As the founder of The Hypocrites, Graney has also worked to devise works based on notable Shakespeare plays. Harvard Arts speaks with him about two of these works, Romeo Juliet and 12 Nights.
Boston Globe on Radcliffe fellow Sean Graney and his plays "Romeo Juliet" and "12 Nights," which his Chicago troupe the Hypocrites performs in repertory at Oberon February 18-22, 2014.
Like it or not, we have entered the era of assumed ubiquitous snooping yet have not begun to parse the implications. CNN reports on Harvard Law School professor I. Glenn Cohen RI '13, who spoke at the Institute about privacy and wearable technology.
Listen to Radcliffe Institute Fellow Lucia Allais, Robert M. Edsel, Author of The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, actor Matt Damon, and moderator Diane McWhorter RI '13 address the real-life task force of museum directors, curators, and art historians, referred to as the Monuments Men, who entered Germany in the last stages of World War II to recover art pieces stolen by the Nazis.
Michael Kimmelman spoke with the Harvard Gazette about the importance of public space, his role as a critic, and the art and beauty of architecture.
Diane McWhorter RI`13 and fellow Lucia Allais participated in a discussion with "The Monuments Men" author Robert Edsel and actor Matt Damon. The film and book are based on a true story that depicts art experts during WWII who are racing to liberate art from the Nazis.
In Robert Langer's vision of the future, the paralyzed walk, the sick are healed, the maimed are whole again, and it all happens through bioengineering.