Anita Hill's new book, Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home, probes the importance of the concept of home as a central element for the search for gender and racial equality through personal stories and anecdotes. She was at the Radcliffe Institute to discuss the themes in her new book, but audience members couldn’t resist the chance to engage with the author about her time at the center of a national political firestorm.
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Anita Hill, a professor of social policy, law, and women’s studies at Brandeis University, urged Americans to closely examine social inequality and work to increase access to the “American Dream” in a lecture at the Radcliffe Institute.
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard acquired a much-thumbed copy of Elizabeth David's "Italian Food" with penciled notes in the margins and more notes on slips of paper attached with paper clips. The volume had belonged to Avis DeVoto, whom Knopf hired to Americanize Elizabeth David.
Fellow John Plotz reads "What Middletown Read"—a database project that tracks library readers in Muncie in the early 1900s—and writes about it.
WGBH's Callie Crossley discusses a new initiative out of Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute with Robert Sampson.
The city-university connection, long an important relationship able to spark innovation, promote collaboration and research, and transform lives on a broad scale, was the focus of a symposium at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute.
Robert Sampson and Margaret Weir examine the relationships between universities and municipalities in the Boston metropolitan area at a Radcliffe Institute conference.
"Reimagining the City-University Connection," a symposium held October 21 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, suggested ways academia can help the public sector make innovative use of data.
Annette Gordon-Reed is among the nation's most influential scholars who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Scientists from around the world gathered at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to report on progress and exchange ideas about the advancing science of microscopic motion and the increasing understanding and use of molecules as motors.