Angela Davis Donates Papers to Schlesinger Library

The Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Photo by Soumyaa MazumderPhoto by Soumyaa Mazumder

Angela Y. Davis, a famed political activist and scholar of African American, Marxist, and feminist studies, is donating her papers to the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library.

Angela Davis Frees Herself of Her Personal Archives, Which Go to Harvard

The Root
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Angela Davis, the academic, womanist, activist and freedom fighter who has been part of the quest for black liberation and dignity for more than 50 years, has decided to give her personal effects to Harvard.

Activist Angela Davis Donates Her Archives to Harvard

Metro.us
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Harvard is now home to the papers, writings, audio reels, and photographs of the 1960s radical activist Angela Davis.

A New Home for Angela Davis’s Papers (and Her ‘Wanted’ Poster)

The New York Times
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstitutePhoto by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

The papers of Angela Davis, just acquired by the Schlesinger Library, trace her evolution from obscure philosophy professor to global icon to prophetic voice on mass incarceration.

A Radical Archive Arrives at Harvard

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff Photographer

For almost 60 years Angela Davis has been for many an iconic face of feminism and counterculture activism in America. Now her life in letters and images will be housed at Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library.

In An American Marriage, Tayari Jones Gets to the Heart of Our Matter

The Root
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
An American Marriage book cover

Tayari Jones RI '12 talks about her latest novel, An American Marriage, about an upwardly mobile African American couple whose young marriage is ripped apart by wrongful incarceration.

Lav Songs for a Blighted Country

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Courtesy of Lav DiazCourtesy of Lav Diaz

During his Radcliffe fellowship, filmmaker Lav Diaz RI '17 wrote 33 songs that feature in his latest genre- and mind-bending musical.

Feminism and Fairy Tales

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Katie Kohn. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerKatie Kohn. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

Katie B. Kohn, a doctoral candidate in film and visual studies, has curated a film series on “Feminism and the Fairy Tale” for the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.

Radcliffe Surpasses $70 Million Capital Campaign Goal

The Harvard Crimson
Monday, February 5, 2018
Photo by Megan M. RossPhoto by Megan M. Ross

The Institute's capital campaign garnered contributions from donors representing every Harvard school and every Harvard and Radcliffe class from 1933 to the present.

Social Change from the Stage

Harvard Gazette
Monday, January 29, 2018
Photo by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Kris Snibbe, Harvard Staff Photographer

Based on true experiences, Radcliffe fellow Ifeoma Fafunwa's stage play Hear Word! at the American Repertory Theater weaves together music, spoken word, dance, and song to tell what Nigerian women endure in a society that puts men first.

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