Video and Audio
Lizabeth Cohen, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
PERFORMANCE AND DISCUSSION ABOUT HIP-HOP
Moderator: Marcyliena Morgan, Professor of African and African American Studies and Executive Director, Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, Harvard University
8:18 Toni Blackman, Rapper, Poet, and Activist; Founder and Director, Freestyle Union
28:10 Byron Hurt, Documentary Filmmaker (Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes), Author, and Antisexism Activist; Founding Member, Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program
47:02 Jay Smooth, Video and Multimedia Producer; Founder, WBAI’s Underground Railroad
Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute; Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University
7:18 Janet Rich-Edwards, Codirector of the Science Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; and Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
THE POWER OF ACTIVISM
This panel examines the potential for national and international activism to reduce the impact of violence and to improve how communities respond to violence.
15:41 Moderator: Diane L. Rosenfeld, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
28:47 Alexandra Brodsky, Cofounder, Know Your IX
44:51 Mitchell Garabedian, Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian
59:45 Irene M. Santiago, Lead Convener, #WomenSeriously, Global Campaign on Women, Peace and Security
This panel examines the impact of institutional and governmental policies on the incidence and tolerance of gender-based violence.
Moderator: Jacqueline Bhabha, FXB Director of Research and Professor of the Practice of Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School
11:35 Flavia Agnes, Legal Scholar, Author, Women’s Right Activist, and Lawyer
32:37 Gina M. Grosso, Major General, Director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), Office of the Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters US Air Force, Washington, DC
48:42 Richard Weissbourd, Senior Lecturer on Education and Faculty Director, Human Development and Psychology Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education
CHANGING CULTURE TO REDUCE VIOLENCE
This panel examines culture and how it promotes or prevents violence.
Moderator: Zerlina Maxwell, Political Analyst, Speaker, and Contributing Writer, Essence Magazine and Mic.com
6:04 Laura Bates, Founder, Everyday Sexism Project
28:46 Hauwa Ibrahim, Senior Partner, Aries Law Firm
50:59 Jackson Katz, Author, Filmmaker, and Cofounder, Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program
Radcliffe fellow John Tasioulas RI ’15 raises philosophical inquiries into the nature and basis of human rights.
The geologist David Montgomery explores the interface of science and religion through flood stories from cultures around the world.
Diana Taylor, scholar of Latin American and US theater and performance, speaks about the play Bom Retiro 958 metros and its broad societal statement about the accumulation and transformation of things.
Taylor is a University Professor, Performance Studies and Spanish, and Founding Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University.
Introduction by Martin Puchner, Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature and Chair of the Committee on Dramatics, Harvard University.
The poet Henri Cole reads a collection of his poems, both old and new.
The writer Nicholas Carr discusses navigation and wayfinding in the digital age and the personal and social consequences of our reliance on automation.
Bruce Western RI ’15 discusses the scope and consequences of mass incarceration in America and its impact on the institutional landscape of American poverty.