Boston Globe interview with playwright and director Sean Graney RI '14 about his project to adapt all 32 Greek tragedies into a 12-hour theatrical event
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Julie Orringer, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, spoke on the ability of novels to convey truths through fiction in a lecture. Orringer discussed the ways in which writers blend history with their own speculation and inventions into a cohesive story.
Julie Orringer RI '14 is working on a novel about Varian Fry, a Harvard graduate who saved more than 2,000 artists and anti-Nazi activists in occupied France during WWII.
Where can you find the area's best under-the-radar film series? The Schlesinger Library Film Series with an emphasis on American women's history.
The Boston Globe highlights fellow Julie Orringer's talk on the art of historical novels.
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.
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.
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.