A Return to the Radical

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Photo by Jessica ScrantonPhoto by Jessica Scranton

Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" has joined the canon of great American theater. In a discussion at the Radcliffe Institute led by Dean Cohen, the director John Tiffany RI '11 and Diane Paulus '88 argued that Williams' unconventionality has been watered down over the years.

Director John Tiffany Talks About the Artistic Process

The Boston Globe
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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The Boston Globe features Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany—a onetime Radcliffe Institute fellow who's now directing the ART's "The Glass Menagerie"—after he talked with ART artistic director Diane Paulus about creativity and how they convinced Cherry Jones to star. 

Noted

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Monday, January 7, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Considering how much attention we lavish on the technologies of writing—scroll, codex, print, screen—it's striking how little we pay to the technologies for digesting and regurgitating it. One way or another, there's no sector of the modern world that isn't saturated with note-taking. That was more than sufficient justification for holding a conference called Take Note, held at the Radcliffe Institute. 

The Best of Beantown

Bon Appetit
Friday, January 4, 2013
Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard UniversitySchlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

The Bon Appetit Weekender Guide on the Best of Beantown calls Julia Child fans to, "hie yourselves to Harvard Square. The Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe is home to an amazing collection of her papers and memorabilia" on exhibit through March.

Bon Anniversaire

Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Photograph by Paul Child/The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard UniversityPhotograph by Paul Child/The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

The photograph is from the vast Julia Child collection in the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, which includes 5,000 cookbooks donated by her, her book drafts, the voluminous and often funny letters of Julia and Paul, television scripts and production notes handwritten by Paul, some 20,000 photographs, and a gaudy Cordon Bleu medal.

Word On The Street

Boston Globe
Sunday, December 9, 2012

Livesey, a Radcliffe Institute fellow this year, will discuss what can be gained and lost by drawing on the works of others in "Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be: Homage, Appropriation, and Influence" at 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Radcliffe Gymnasium.

Girls Who Rock Out

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Girls Rock Boston chapter founders Hilken Mancini and Nora Allen-Wiles spoke about the rock 'n' roll camp during movie night at Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library following a screening of "Girls Rock!"

Professor Challenges Theories on Elections

Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

"Election outcomes have very significant policy consequences, but the election outcomes themselves are largely random," Vanderbilt professor Larry M. Bartels declared at a Radcliffe Institute lecture.

Disruptive Music

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Neba Solo—an innovator on a par with Charlie Parker and Miles Davis, according to Professor Ingrid Monson—shared the music that has made him a cultural force in his native Mali.

Neba Solo: Mali’s Balafon Master

The World
Monday, November 26, 2012

For a country where music is so central to life and entertainment, the crisis in Mali has quieted many musicians in a big way. But not balafon player Neba Solo. Radcliffe fellow Ingrid Monson, an ethnomusicologist at Harvard Univesity, has been following Neba Solo’s career for years.

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