Welcome Remarks by Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University and Mary C. Waters, Conference Chair, M. E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
Opening talk by Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author of the national best seller, Enrique's Journey
Introductory Address by Rubén Rumbaut, Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences University of California, Irvine
Discussion and Q&A with Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author of the national best seller, Enrique's Journey and Rubén Rumbaut, moderated by Hirokazu Yoshikawa
In this panel moderated by Margarita Alegria (Harvard Medical School), Donna R. Gabaccia (University of Minnesota), Carola Suárez-Orozco (UCLA), and Robert C. Smith (City University of New York, Baruch College) examine how the causes and consequences of international migration reflect the different experiences of women and men, and how they have changed over time.
The "Crossing Borders" conference began with a performance by Quetzal, a bilingual rock band from East Los Angeles whose songs tell the social, cultural, political, and musical stories of people in struggle.
Melissa Block, host of NPR's All Things Considered, reflects on the history of All Things Considered and on the current role of public radio in America.
In recognition of Women's History Month, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study presents Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, Dorothy West, Betty Friedan, June Jordan, Julia Child, Anna Deveare Smith, and Elizabeth Warren. These nine remarkable women have all made history—and they have something else in common: a connection to Radcliffe.
Anson Chan, former Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, delivers the 2012–2013 Rama S. Mehta Lecture.
In "Locked Out: Investigating Societal Discrimination against People with Disabilities Due to Inaccessible Websites," Jonathan Lazar RI '13 discusses equal access to web-based information.
The June Jordan collection at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University includes poetry, unpublished writing, speeches, letters, photographs, audio, video, and more. In this brief video, audio / video cataloger Melissa Dollman shares some of the holdings of the collection, including two video clips.
Bright ideas lit up the Radcliffe Institute in 2012.