The Radcliffe Institute awarded the Fay Prize to three graduating seniors whose theses set forth the most imaginative work and original research: mathematics concentrator Ashok Cutkosky, history and literature concentrator Benjamin Naddaff-Hafrey, and history concentrator Laura Savarese.
THE SCIENCE OF TOYS, THE COMEDY OF TRAGEDIES, THE DESIGN OF DESTRUCTION
The 50 artists and scholars who have been selected as fellows at the Radcliffe Institute during the 2013–2014 academic year will have a year of discovery to write books, create art, pioneer research, and bring together theory and practice.
The innovative international scholar Tamar Herzog has been appointed the Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs in Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). She also will become the Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Herzog comes to Harvard from Stanford University, where she has been a Professor of Latin American, Spanish, and Portuguese history since 2005.
Radcliffe announces actor and arts advocate Jane Alexander will receive the Radcliffe Medal from Dean Lizabeth Cohen on Radcliffe Day 2013. A morning panel will convene leaders in the visual arts, writing, and music in a discussion moderated by A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus.
Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library announces the launch of a new Blackwell Family digitization project supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Today at City Hall, an unprecedented partnership between eight local universities and the City of Boston brought more than 35 scholars, policymakers, and civic leaders together for "Teaching Boston." The event addressed how to collaborate to ensure excellent academic experiences for students and helpful outcomes for the city through shared data, analysis and projects.
"There is a complex story behind what is written in the margins and between the lines, whether on the page or on the screen. Take Note helps unlock these stories," said Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute at today's "Take Note" conference, which brings together more than 300 participants and scholars to explore the past and future of note-taking.
Dean Lizabeth Cohen was among one hundred-eighty influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October.
The Radcliffe Institute announces the launch of its inaugural public art competition dedicated to giving Harvard students the opportunity to create new art for the community. Students must register by November 30 and the winning student or team of students will receive a $5,000 prize and funding for construction of a public art installation in a prominent new garden space on Brattle Street at the Radcliffe Institute.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s science symposium, “Cloudy with a Chance of Solutions: The Future of Water,” will examine the science and policy of delivering clean water today and in the future.