Video and Audio
Introduced by Julie A. Buckler, Faculty Director of the Humanities Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
2:00 "Harvard's 118-Year-Old Tortilla”
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University
Art and Artifact
Moderated by Yukio Lippit, Faculty Director of the Humanities Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
3:13 "From the Philosophy Chamber: Harvard's Lost Collection, 1766–1831"
Ethan Lasser, Margaret S. Winthrop Associate Curator, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University
18:17 "In the Interest of Science: 21st-Century Considerations of the Peabody Museum's 19th-Century Archaeological Collections through the Lens of an 8th-Century Maya Statue”
Barbara Fash, Director of the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Program, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
28:09 "From the Margins of Paper Territories: Henry Popple's Map of the British Empire in America, 1733"
Jennifer L. Roberts, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities; Harvard College Professor; and Chair of the Committee on Degrees in American Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
41:59 "Max Beckmann in Tuxedo”
Joseph Koerner, Victor S. Thomas Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Objects and Collections: Remarkable Case Studies
Moderated by Julie A. Buckler, Faculty Director of the Humanities Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
3:31 "The Past, Present, and Future of Scientific Instruments Collecting"
Peter Galison, Joseph Pellegrino University Professor; Director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University
13:60 "Treasures from the Long Road in China"
Francesca Bewer, Research Curator for Conservation and Technical Study Programs, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University
28:26 "Collecting (Total) Theaters"
Jeffrey Schnapp, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Director, metaLAB at Harvard; Faculty Codirector, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
45:07 "Linking Collections Globally for Research and Education: The Digital Worm"
James Hanken, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Curator in Herpetology, and Director, Museum of Comparative Zoology; Professor of Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Carol S. Steiker RI '15 aims to provide a better understanding of the roles played by the Constitution and the Supreme Court in the past, present, and future of the death penalty in America.
A panel discussion with members of the Silk Road Ensemble: Cristina Pato (bagpipe), Sandeep Das (tabla), Joseph Gramley (percussion), and Hadi Eldebek (oud and percussion).
Moderated by Steve Seidel, Faculty Director, Arts in Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Introduced by John Huth, Donner Professor of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Faculty Codirector of the Science Program, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
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
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
Radcliffe fellow John Tasioulas RI ’15 raises philosophical inquiries into the nature and basis of human rights.