Women in the Arab World

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Photo by Heather LathamPhoto by Heather Latham

The Harvard Gazette speaks with Huda Zurayk, a professor in the department of epidemiology and population health at the American University of Beirut, who has spent years trying to promote health in the Arab world.

Judy Chicago Celebrates 75th Birthday

ArtsEditor
Thursday, March 27, 2014

A prominent feminist artist of the 20th Century, Judy Chicago is turning seventy-five this year, and celebrating with a series of retrospectives, publications, and associated events scattered across the country, including an exhibit at Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library. 

Seizing Power From Below

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

Linda Gordon, an award-winning author and historian, is working on a book about social movements of the 20th century while she's a fellow at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute.

Memories of Mandela

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Scholars and leading Africanist thinkers gathered to reflect on the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela. One of the panels included Adam Habib (from left), Achille Mbembe, Margaret Marshall, and Jean Comaroff. Photo by Rose Lincoln.Scholars and leading Africanist thinkers gathered to reflect on the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela. One of the panels included Adam Habib (from left), Achille Mbembe, Margaret Marshall, and Jean Comaroff. Photo by Rose Lincoln.

Harvard scholars and leading Africanist thinkers gathered to remember and celebrate the life and heroic legacy of the anti-apartheid activist and inspirational world leader, Nelson Mandela, who died in December. The Radcliffe Institute co-sponsored the remembrance

A Rich Artistic Stew

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

Composer Hans Tutschku, Harvard's Fanny P. Mason Professor of Music and director of Harvard's Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, is indulging his fascination with the visual arts in a new exhibit as part of his Radcliffe fellowship.

The Other Side

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Photo by Tiana A. AbdulmassihPhoto by Tiana A. Abdulmassih

Crimson photo of "Homage and Schwitters" an interactive sound sculpture that sits in front of multiple photo installations as part of "The Other Side" exhibit by Hans Tutschku at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Chicago on Chicago

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Judy Chicago recently came to Radcliffe to discuss her life, work, and mission. The Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library is presenting an exhibit about the groundbreaking artist. 

Biological Time Travel

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

In a lecture at the Radcliffe Institute titled, "Synthetic: How Life Got Made," fellow Sophia Roosth described her analysis of recent attempts at "de-extinction," the effort to recreate extinct or endangered species using modern technologies.

Celebrating the Schlesinger’s First 70 Years

Monday, March 3, 2014
Gerda Lerner. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryGerda Lerner. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America marked its 70th anniversary with a symposium that honored women’s history pioneer Gerda Lerner.

Radcliffe Fellow Sean Graney’s Four-Star Shakespeare

Harvard Arts Blog
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe fellow Sean Graney loves to combine works of art. During his fellowship, he has worked on creating All Our Tragic, an adaptation of Greek tragedies.  As the founder of The Hypocrites, Graney has also worked to devise works based on notable Shakespeare plays. Harvard Arts speaks with him about two of these works, Romeo Juliet and 12 Nights

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