Lines That Go Swish

The Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 13, 2015
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The Harvard Gazette speaks with poet and Radcliffe fellow Ross Gay, who is a finalist for the National Book Award for his latest book of poems, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

Artist Spotlight: Ross Gay

The Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Courtesy Ross GayCourtesy Ross Gay

Ross Gay RI '16 was recently named as a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry for his collection Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. The Harvard Crimson had the chance to sit down with him and ask him about his most recent and upcoming work.

The Sister Soldier Project

WGBH
Monday, November 9, 2015

To celebrate veterans day, Myraline Morris Whitaker and the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library curator, Katheryn Jacobs, joined WGBH to read letters from the Sister Soldier project to the stories of woman in service.

Professor Argues for Development of HIV/AIDS Cure

Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Harvard Medical School professor Dan H. Barouch argued that developing a vaccine or cure would “most definitively” address the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the lecture series on DNA at the Radcliffe Institute.

e-Cigarette Controls Increase Teen Smoking Rates

Medscape
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Abigail Sarah Friedman found that banning e-cigarette sales to people younger than 18 years increased smoking rates by 0.9% among 12- to 17-year-olds. Her work was made possible by her 2014 fellowship year at Radcliffe.  

Boston Globe Bibliophiles: Poet Ross Gay Digs into Books on Farming

The Boston Globe
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

The Boston Globe interviews poet and Radcliffe Institute fellow Ross Gay about what he is reading now and why. Gay has been named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for his Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

The Archive of Eating

New York Times
Thursday, October 29, 2015

The New York Times Magazine profiles Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, an 84-year-old librarian who has spent more than half her life building a comprehensive database of cookbooks throughout history.

Freeing the Word: teamLab at Radcliffe

Harvard Arts Blog
Monday, October 26, 2015
Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff PhotographerPhoto by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff Photographer

The first time I slipped through the curtained doorway to teamLab’s What a Loving and Beautiful World installation, I saw “fire” crawling down the wall—the character “fire” (火) that burst into flames as I touched it.

Karole Armitage: Dancing In and Out of the Box

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Monday, October 26, 2015
Karole Armitage presented this year's Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff PhotographerKarole Armitage presented this year's Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff Photographer

“I was born with this idea that I wanted to be an artist, because I wanted to understand what it means to be a human,” says Karole Armitage RI '16. “What it means to be alive.” She chose to write on the air with her body—and this is how she comes to know her place in the world.

Schlesinger Library Hosts Zine-Making Event

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, October 23, 2015
Photo by Y. Kit WuPhoto by Y. Kit Wu

The Schlesinger Library offered Harvard College students the opportunity to learn about zines and gain experience in the feminist tradition of zine-making.

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