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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.
"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.
The Boston Globe features Robert Sampson and Christopher Winship, who pulled together top academics from the Boston area and around the country with high-level city officials at Radcliffe's Reimagining the City-University Connection.