Secondhand Television Exposure Linked to Eating Disorders

Friday, January 7, 2011

For parents wanting to reduce the negative influence of TV on their children, the first step is normally to switch off the television set. But a new study authored by Radcliffe fellow Anne Becker suggests that might not be enough. 

The Landscape of Slavery

Harvard Gazette
Friday, December 17, 2010
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Harvard historian Walter Johnson read from a chapter of his forthcoming book at the Radcliffe, which provides unsettling accounts of those in pre-Civil War Southern bondage.

The Voices of John Tiffany

Harvard Arts Beat
Friday, November 26, 2010

Q&A With Radcliffe Institute fellow John Tiffany.

Three Scholars Recognized for Music Contributions

Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 19, 2010

Three scholars from Harvard's Music Department received prizes at the Society for Ethnomusicology conference. Kiri Miller, PhD '05, this year's Bunting Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, was awarded for her recent Journal of the Society for American Music article "Schizophonic Performance: Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and Virtual Virtuosity."

Queen of Soul – and Body

Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 12, 2010
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Radcliffe Fellow explores Aretha Franklin's role as feminist icon.


The Book of Clouds

The Boston Phoenix
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

As books turn into data and tweets are archived for posterity, how will readers and academics cope with the detritus of a digital age? The Radcliffe Institute's "Why Books?" conference—a summit on the future of books and their format, storage, retrieval, circulation, transmission, reception and use—addressed this question.

Radcliffe Appoints Director of Communications

Harvard Gazette
Monday, November 8, 2010
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Alison Franklin to helm position. A 1990 graduate of Harvard College, she brings to the institute 20 years of experience as a communications professional in government, politics, and the nonprofit sector.


Setting the Stage for Roe v. Wade

Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 5, 2010
Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

Co-authors of Before Roe v. Wade: Voices that Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling chronicle conflicts leading up to landmark decision on abortion during Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture at the Radcliffe Institute. 


Roe v. Wade Roots Explained

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, November 5, 2010

At Radcliffe, former New York Times reporter Linda J. Greenhouse ’68 and Yale Law professor Reva Siegel narrated the story of abortion from the period before the landmark Supreme Court case, granting women the right to an abortion, to the present day.

Reinterpreting Roe v. Wade

Harvard Magazine
Friday, November 5, 2010

Authors of Before Roe v. Wade: Voices that Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court's Ruling, anthologize original documents from the early 1960s to 1973, and suggest reconsidering the conventional narrative of the court case and the backlash it created at a recent Radcliffe lecture.