Poet Ross Gay Wins Claremont's $100,000 Tufts Prize

The Associated Press
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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Radcliffe fellow and poet Ross Gay has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. The award, given annually to a mid-career poet, is among the world’s most generous and distinguished prizes for a book of poetry.

Ross Gay Finds the Right Ground at the Radcliffe Institute

Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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Harvard Magazine reports on the poetry reading and discussion with Radcliffe fellow Ross Gay. 

Ways with Words Conference Will Spark Conversation

The Harvard Gazette
Monday, February 29, 2016
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Radcliffe Institute’s conference “Ways with Words: Exploring Language and Gender” will include author and trans advocate Janet Mock, whose memoir, “Redefining Realness,” examines her quest for gender "selfhood."

Meet Janet Mock

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Saturday, February 27, 2016
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Author and trans advocate Janet Mock wrote an unflinching memoir about her quest for gender selfhood, “Redefining Realness,” still on the New York Times bestseller list. She will be keynote speaker during “Ways with Words: Exploring Language,” a March 3–4 conference at the Radcliffe Institute.

Radcliffe Fellow Reflects on Black Power Movement's Legacy

Harvard Crimson
Friday, February 26, 2016
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Today’s civil institutions reflect the legacy of the Black Power movement, says Joyce M. Bell in her lecture, “Race and Resistance: The Lasting Legacy of the Black Power Movement” at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Ex-Inmate, Activist, and Author Thrives as Yale Law Student

The Connecticut Law Tribune
Friday, February 26, 2016
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Reginald Dwayne Betts RI '12 discusses his new career in law and the experiences that led him there. 

Peter Behrens: ‘The only thing making me write is all I don’t know’

The Globe and Mail
Friday, February 26, 2016
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The Globe & Mail spoke with author Peter Behrens about his new novel, Carry Me. Originally from Montreal, Behrens currently lives in Boston, where he is a fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute. 

Case for Reparation Gains International Force

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, February 25, 2016
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“Slavery was not just a system of holding people in bondage, it was holding people in bondage for a purpose, and that was to make money, to make money off of their bodies, and that’s the important realization that Americans have to come to,” said Professor Annette Gordon-Reed at a recent Harvard panel discussion. 

Blended Voices, Each With a Personal Charge

The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Flyer for a poetry reading in support of Assata Shakur, featuring June Jordan. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe InstituteFlyer for a poetry reading in support of Assata Shakur, featuring June Jordan. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute

A.R.T. performers point stage spotlight at five poets celebrated in “‘A Language to Hear Myself’: Feminist Poets Speak,” a Schlesinger Library exhibition at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Harvard Art Museums, Posting Images with Words

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Monday, February 22, 2016

Lets get social! Radcliffe Institute meets Harvard Art Museums in #wayswithwords campaign. Find artwork that resonates with the subject of gender and language and help expand our conversation by sharing your thoughts online. 

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