The iconic scholar and activist reflects on her life's work and why she remains inspired at a Radcliffe conference celebrating the acquisition of her archive.
With thousands of new academic papers on CRISPR science publishing each year, experts examined the rapidly advancing technology at Radcliffe's "Making the Cut" symposium.
On the occasion of All Hallows’ Eve, the Harvard Gazette checks in with members of the Harvard community—including Radcliffe Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad—to hear which films they love to fear.
Judy Chicago has spent her life working to write women into history, and now she is trying to ensure that her carefully documented work of the past sixty years does not disappear.
At a recent Radcliffe talk, biographers Robert Reid-Pharr, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and Imani Perry explored how their subjects helped shape conversations around black politics, community, identity, and life.
Radcliffe Institute Mourns Judith Vichniac, Who Led the Radcliffe Fellowship Program from 2001 to 2018
The founding director of the Radcliffe Fellowship Program passed away on October 22. She had a profound impact on the lives and careers of hundreds of fellows over the years.
Michael Kremer RI '14 and his MIT collaborators pioneered the use of field experiments to determine the effectiveness of world poverty programs.
The Radcliffe Institute was one of seven Boston-area higher education institutions to host Boston Public School students as part of the Summer of HOPE Institute.
In a discussion at Harvard’s Memorial Church, Atlanta preacher Raphael G. Warnock called mass incarceration “a scandal on the soul of America” and challenged his listeners to “imagine a different future.”
Radcliffe dean emerita and Harvard historian Lizabeth Cohen examines the life and career of Ed Logue, the city planner who was instrumental in helping reshape and revive a number of declining American cities, including Boston, in the postwar era.
Professor Elizabeth Hinton is curating an exhibit and conference at the Radcliffe Institue drawing on materials from the Schlesinger Library's Angela Y. Davis archives.
At his Radcliffe talk, magician Joshua Jay demonstrated techniques involving perception, attention, and surprise that he insists have practical applications well beyond the realm of magic.
Has it really been 50 years of Sesame Street? Radcliffe-affiliated scholars and artists discuss the impact that Sesame Street has had on their lives—and their favorite character.
The Sugar That Saturates the American Diet Has a Barbaric History as the "White Gold" That Fueled Slavery
Radcliffe Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad traces the sugar industry as part of the 1619 Project, a major initiative from the New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.
This summer, Ciara Hervás '21 is collecting historical data on black women’s suffrage organizations for a digital data hub called the Suffrage Portal, part of the Radcliffe Institute's Long 19th Amendment project.
Ani Patel RI '19 and his collaborators tracked YouTube sensation Snowball the dancing cockatoo's moves as he boogied to songs by Cyndi Lauper and Queen. The study suggests that humans may not be the only ones who can groove to a beat.
Radcliffe fellow Tuna Şare-Ağtürk heads a team helping to preserve the ancient city of Nicomedia in modern-day Turkey.
The Institute honors the labor and civil rights activist for her six decades of fighting for marginalized peoples and communities.
In a group interview, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Claudine Gay, Bridget Terry Long, and Michelle Williams recall role models and describe the complexities of leading their schools at Harvard.