Why Sing a Poem?

Penn Press Log
Monday, April 1, 2013
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A new article on the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's musical setting of Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem "A Corn Song" appears in the inaugural issue of J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Here, the author of the article, Tsitsi Jaji, discusses how she came to sing it as part of her scholarship.

“All Things Considered” Considered

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Using a recording of actual voices of ATC staff members at work, Melissa Block '83 took the Radcliffe Institute audience through a day of producing All Things Considered, from the 10 A.M. "pitch meeting" to its 4 P.M. airtime, when 12 million listeners tune in.

Cohen Granted Tenure at Harvard Law School

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Harvard Crimson reports Radcliffe Institute fellow I. Glenn Cohen will ascend in the ranks of Harvard Law School's faculty this summer as its newest tenured professor, bringing with him expertise on the legal aspects of healthcare and bioethics.

"All Things Considered" Host Talks Radio, Competitive Media Culture

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Millions of Americans hear her voice on the radio each week, but members of the Harvard community had a chance to see National Public Radio reporter and "All Things Considered" host Melissa J. Block '83 speak in person at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Following the Story

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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At the Radcliffe Institute, NPR Host Melissa Block advises aspiring journalists to be hungry for information, play an instrument, learn a language, and above all, listen.

Cohen Promoted to Professor of Law at Harvard

Harvard Law School Recent News and Spotlights
Friday, March 8, 2013
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Radcliffe fellow I. Glenn Cohen—a leading expert on the intersection of health care, bioethics and the law—will be promoted from assistant professor to tenured professor of law at Harvard Law School. 

Alpha, Beta, Zeega

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Kara Oehler, a Radcliffe fellow in 2012, today launches Zeega, a software platform and social network that provides an intuitive way for Internet users to harness the Web's riches of text, imaging, and audio for multimedia stories.

The Annotated Falcon

Harvard Magazine
Friday, March 1, 2013
Falconry image courtesy of Harvard Imaging Services and the Harvard-Yenching LibraryFalconry image courtesy of Harvard Imaging Services and the Harvard-Yenching Library

The Harvard-Yenching Library holds Japanese books on falconry—the hunting of wild quarry using birds of prey—produced before 1800. They were most recently sighted during "Take Note," a two-day conference in November at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Student Art Competition Launched for Radcliffe Yard Garden

Harvard Crimson
Friday, March 1, 2013

Speaking to the Harvard Crimson about the Radcliffe public art compeition, Dean Cohen said, "Our mission as the Radcliffe Institute is to advance work beyond the classroom, beyond the usual curriculum, and so I see the garden as a way of doing that for the arts." 

American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces 2013 Music Award Winners

Academy of Arts and Letters
Friday, March 1, 2013

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced the sixteen recipients of this year's awards in music, including Radcliffe Institute fellow, composer, and performer Kate Soper. 

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