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Harvard Magazine showcases Harvard faculty members selected for Radcliffe fellowship.
2012-2013 Radcliffe fellow Ana Mariella Bacigalupo is a noted scholar of shamanism among the indigenous Mapuche of south-central Chile.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced the 51 women and men — from across the University and around the world — who will be convening as next year's Radcliffe Institute Fellows.
Ana Mariella Bacigalupo was granted a Radcliffe Fellowship at Harvard for the 2012-2013 academic year to complete her book The Lives of Francisca Kolipi: Mapuche Shamans and Mythohistory in Southern Chile.
Harvard's history with women is indeed complicated, said historian Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz in a talk at the Radcliffe Institute. Horowitz examined the University's shifting gender landscape, contending that while the Harvard of today has much to celebrate in regards to women, it still has room to improve.
The Harvard community gathered to discuss the University's evolving relationship with female affiliates throughout the course of its history during the Dean's Lecture, delivered by Helen H. Horowitz. The lecture, one of many events this year to commemorate Harvard's 375th anniversary, included opening remarks from President Faust and Radcliffe Institute Dean Cohen.
Helen Horowitz explores Harvard University’s relationship with women—beginning with the University’s founding, and she contends that the fight for equity remains a work in progress today.