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06 Feb
2023

Mary Lum: The Moving Parts (&) Opening Event

Lectures

In this opening discussion for the newly commissioned exhibition The Moving Parts (&), the artist Mary Lum will engage in a wide-ranging conversation with the art historian Steven Nelson.

Date & Time Monday, February 6, 2023
4 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

01 Feb
2023

Quartette: Stories from the Lives of Four Women Jazz Musicians—Maxine Sullivan, Velma Middleton, Melba Liston, and Shirley Scott

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow Maxine Gordon

Date & Time Wednesday, February 1, 2023
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

31 Jan
2023

Chilean Constitutional Reform: Mother Nature, Mapuche Women, and Decolonial Perspectives

Lectures • Rama S. Mehta Lecture

Harvard Radcliffe Institute is pleased to welcome Elisa Loncón Antileo to deliver the Rama S. Mehta Lecture for 2022–2023. In 2021, Loncón was elected as one of the representatives of the Mapuche people to the Chilean Constitutional Convention, and was then named the Convention’s first president (July 2021–January 2022).

Date & Time Tuesday, January 31, 2023
4 PM ET
Location Knafel Center OR Online on Zoom
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
27 Jan
2023

Conference: The Age of Roe: The Past, Present, and Future of Abortion in America

Conferences & Symposia

Harvard Radcliffe Institute will hold a major public conference to probe the complex and unpredictable ways that Roe v. Wade and its aftermath shaped the United States and the world beyond it for nearly half a century. The existential issue of abortion—and the galvanizing impact of Roe in particular—transformed the nation’s politics and public policy and its social movement energies, as well as the operations of the courtroom and the clinic.

Date & Time Friday, January 27, 2023
9:15 AM ET
Location Knafel Center OR Online on Zoom
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
26 Jan
2023

The Age of Roe: Voices from the Front Lines

Conferences & Symposia

This opening session of the "Age of Roe" conference features speakers with a range of perspectives from the front lines of debates about abortion, birth, and birth disparities. Each will tell stories from their work and talk about the work of stories in their own social movement and thought leadership.

Date & Time Thursday, January 26, 2023
7 PM ET
Location Knafel Center OR Online on Zoom
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
25 Jan
2023

Understanding Language Survival: Theory, Methods, and Action

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Hilles Bush Fellow Roberto Zariquiey

Date & Time Wednesday, January 25, 2023
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

24 Jan
2023

Art, Activism, and Climate Change: Conversation with Angélique Kidjo and Vijay Iyer

Lectures

Harvard Radcliffe Institute and the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University present a series of virtual programs focusing on the intersection of art, activism and climate change. The second program in the series will feature Angélique Kidjo in conversation with Vijay Iyer.

Date & Time Tuesday, January 24, 2023
4 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

17 Jan
2023

Art, Activism, and Climate Change: Conversation with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Lectures

Harvard Radcliffe Institute and the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University present a series of virtual programs focusing on the intersection of art, activism, and climate change. The first program in the series will feature Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.

Date & Time Tuesday, January 17, 2023
4 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

14 Dec
2022

Exploring the Landscape of Functional Proteins by Computational Design

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Grass Fellow Bruno Correia

Date & Time Wednesday, December 14, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

07 Dec
2022

Algorithms for Personalizing Digital Interventions

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Radcliffe Alumnae Professor Susan A. Murphy

Date & Time Wednesday, December 7, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

02 Dec
2022

Hurricanes and Breezes: Visualizing Climate Change

Lectures • Climate Change Science Lecture Series

What role can visualization play in understanding and managing climate change? Data analytics experts Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg will discuss a series of projects that visualize and portray climate and weather, and explore issues that these projects have raised.

Date & Time Friday, December 2, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

30 Nov
2022

Exit Wounds: American Guns, Mexican Lives, and the Vicious Circle of Violence

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Maury Green Fellow Ieva Jusionyte

Date & Time Wednesday, November 30, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

21 Nov
2022

Woman, Life, Freedom: Iran’s Women-Led Protests in Context

Lectures

Throughout history, Iranian women have participated in national uprisings. In 2022, they are leading them, taking direct aim at the regime’s repressive treatment of women and girls, while the Iranian government is reacting with lethal force to attempt to end the protests. Join us for an examination of the history and contemporary political and social conditions giving rise to current events as well as a discussion of how the situation may evolve.

Date & Time Monday, November 21, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

16 Nov
2022

Replicating the Hustle: Institutionalizing Justice-Impacted Brilliance and Development in Community Organizing

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Joint HRI–HLS Visiting Practitioner Brittany White

Date & Time Wednesday, November 16, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

15 Nov
2022

Beyond “Fair Harvard”: Perspectives from Black Alumni

Lectures

In this panel discussion, Black Radcliffe and Harvard alumni from different generations will explore and celebrate stories of resistance, excellence, resilience, and change-making from while they were students and after graduation.

Date & Time Tuesday, November 15, 2022
4 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

09 Nov
2022

The New Economy

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Beatrice Shepherd Blane Fellow Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Date & Time Wednesday, November 9, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

03 Nov
2022

And Then COVID Came: Supporting Inclusive Student Life at Harvard University

Radcliffe on the Road • Radcliffe on the Road

Join us for a conversation exploring the Harvard student experience in the wake of a national reckoning over long-standing racial inequalities, a global pandemic, and sustained economic uncertainty. We will unpack the lessons this unprecedented period holds for the University as it reckons with its ties to slavery and seeks to better support historically underserved students.

Date & Time Thursday, November 3, 2022
7 PM ET
Location The Westin Grand Central
212 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
02 Nov
2022

Out of Many: American Stories

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Perrin Moorhead Grayson and Bruns Grayson Fellow Anand Giridharadas

Event canceled
Date & Time Wednesday, November 2, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

01 Nov
2022

Exhibition Opening Discussion: The Age of Roe: The Past, Present, and Future of Abortion in America

Lectures

In this opening discussion for the exhibition The Age of Roe: The Past, Present, and Future of Abortion in America, curator Mary Ziegler will engage in conversation with Andrew R. Lewis and Kimberly Mutcherson.

Date & Time Tuesday, November 1, 2022
4 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

26 Oct
2022
Date & Time Wednesday, October 26, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

25 Oct
2022

Trauma to Transformation: A Set of Existential Opportunities to Address Environmental Justice and the Climate Crisis

Lectures • Kim and Judy Davis Dean's Lecture

Mustafa Santiago Ali will discuss opportunities to address environmental justice and the climate crisis as part of the Kim and Judy Davis Dean’s Lecture Series and Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s focus area on climate change.

Date & Time Tuesday, October 25, 2022
4 PM ET
Location Knafel Center OR Online on Zoom
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
21 Oct
2022

A Pale Blue Dot under Pressure: Climate Change, Justice, and Resilience in Our Rapidly Warming World

Conferences & Symposia

Climate change is one of the, if not the, most significant threats facing our planet today. It affects life on Earth in countless ways—atmospheric health to wellness; natural ecosystems to small businesses; global security to neighborhood food insecurity; and international policy to individual decision-making—while exacerbating inequality. Symposium sessions will investigate global climate systems and disasters, health, climate justice, and adaptation and remediation.

Date & Time Friday, October 21, 2022
9:15 AM ET
Location Knafel Center OR Online on Zoom
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
19 Oct
2022

Migration: The Path of the People

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Joy Foundation Fellow Tsitsi Dangarembga

Date & Time Wednesday, October 19, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

12 Oct
2022

Pedagogy of the Rainforest: An Indigenous Yanomami Perspective

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Radcliffe fellow Emil' Keme

Date & Time Wednesday, October 12, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom

05 Oct
2022

Oklahoma and a Blacker America?

Fellows' Presentation

A presentation from 2022–2023 Walter Jackson Bate Fellow Caleb Gayle

Date & Time Wednesday, October 5, 2022
12 PM ET
Location Online on Zoom