Radcliffe Institute fellow David Levine recruited trained actors to study—and become—ordinary people. Did they succeed?
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Boston Globe features Elise Adibi's work: "The suggestion that the paintings are not simply what you see, but what you otherwise sense, underlines the intimate, nuanced experience of engaging with any worthy work of art: Keep your senses open."
When it comes to the deferred annuity she established with Harvard, Phyllis Rose AB ’64, PhD ’70 is matter-of-fact. “I am not a money person. I don’t want to worry. I want to know in advance how much money I have to live on,” Rose says. “In fact, I would give up a lot of income to know that I will not run out of money. So I have to view what I give as an investment, whose goal is to make my savings last my whole life. What I give cannot just be a gift, unfortunately.”
Boston Globe interview with playwright and director Sean Graney RI '14 about his project to adapt all 32 Greek tragedies into a 12-hour theatrical event
Julie Orringer, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, spoke on the ability of novels to convey truths through fiction in a lecture. Orringer discussed the ways in which writers blend history with their own speculation and inventions into a cohesive story.
Julie Orringer RI '14 is working on a novel about Varian Fry, a Harvard graduate who saved more than 2,000 artists and anti-Nazi activists in occupied France during WWII.
Where can you find the area's best under-the-radar film series? The Schlesinger Library Film Series with an emphasis on American women's history.
The Boston Globe highlights fellow Julie Orringer's talk on the art of historical novels.
Harvard will host a series of events to honor the legacy of President John F. Kennedy '40 on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Radcliffe will host a screening of the film, "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy."