The Boston Globe highlights fellow Julie Orringer's talk on the art of historical novels.
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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."
The Boston Globe Critic's Pick: Radcliffe fellow and painter Elise Adibi mixes essential plant oils used in aromatherapy with her oil paint in abstract works that inevitably call us back to our bodies. Exhibit open through December 20.
Carolyn Abbate RI '06, one of the world's most accomplished and admired music historians, has been named to become a University Professor, Harvard's highest honor for a faculty member. In 2005, she came to Harvard as the Fanny Peabody Professor of Music and served as the first Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.
Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library commemorated the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique by hosting a discussion on the evolution of gender roles since the book's release and its relevance to contemporary American society. The Library holds Friedan's papers.
Marking seven years of collaboration between the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library and Community Works of Boston, the library hosted a program, "Women Living in Poverty," with seven activists who lead organizations combating poverty and its cruel effects. The event remembers Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie's Place, whose papers are among the Schlesinger Library collections.
Radcliffe's science symposium examined recent advances in "smart clothes." Speakers were experts in biology, design, materials science, engineering, medicine, and nanotechnology, including Babak Parviz, the developer of Google Glass.
A Globe and Mail Op Ed on the typhoon and political climate in the Philippines by Radcliffe Fellow Miguel Syjuco, who was born and raised in Manila.
Q&A with Margaret Marshall, who wrote the landmark state ruling allowing gays to wed. Her papers will become part of the holdings of the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.