With Nonprofit Funding, a New Critic Post at Globe

The Boston Globe
Monday, October 31, 2016

Boston Globe music critic Jeremy Eichler is at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study for a one year fellowship. 

Pins for Women

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Photo by Jim HarrisonPhoto by Jim Harrison

Political pins have been in use for at least 200 years, explains Kathryn Jacob, curator of the pin collection at the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library; the oldest pins housed there date back to the movement for women's suffrage, which will celebrate its centennial in 2020. The pins provide evidence of hard-won fights for political rights now often taken for granted. 

Facing Harvard

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Harvard University Portrait Collection (H6); photograph by Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department/(C)President and Fellows of Harvard CollegeHarvard University Portrait Collection (H6); photograph by Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department/(C)President and Fellows of Harvard College

Jane Kamensky, professor of history and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library, writes a piece for Harvard Magazine on the painter John Singleton Copley. 

Ben Miller ’86 Accepts Leadership and Service Award

Cornell College News Center
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe fellow and writer Ben Miller honored with Cornell College alumni award for his contributions to American literature. 

Radcliffe and the Right

Harvard Magazine
Friday, October 21, 2016
Ross Douthat '02 at an event before the panel. Photograph by Kevin GradyRoss Douthat '02 at an event before the panel. Photograph by Kevin Grady

In a fractious election season, the Schlesinger Library held a discussion about ideology, trust, and how to expand its reach.

Panelists Debate Conservatism in Light of 2016 Campaign

The Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Ross Douthat speaks with students before the panel. By Kevin GradyRoss Douthat speaks with students before the panel. By Kevin Grady

“There were conservative and liberal activist movements [in the 1960s]. What tended to happen was that conservative activists didn’t tend to go into academia whereas the liberal activists did,” said New York Times columnist Ross Douthat during Radcliffe's "Righting the Record: Conservatism and the Archives" discussion. 

We Had Our Own Refugee Crisis. You Know it as the Civil War.

History News Network
Saturday, October 15, 2016

"Over the course of the Civil War nearly half a million men, women, and children fled from bondage to the so-called “contraband camps” that sprang up wherever the Union Army infiltrated the Confederacy. Emancipation in the US Civil War was, among other things, a refugee crisis," posits Chandra Manning, Radcliffe's Special Advisor to the Dean. 

For GOP, Days of Chaos

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Photo by Josh Haner/The New York TimesPhoto by Josh Haner/The New York Times

A Q&A with New York Times op-ed columnist Ross Douthat '02, who moderated a panel discussion at the Radcliffe Institute, about the importance of elite academic libraries maintaining greater ideological diversity in their collections of political materials

A Welcomed Effort to Correct the Archival Record on Abortion at Harvard

National Right to Life News Today
Thursday, October 13, 2016
In 1951, Mildred Jefferson became the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School.In 1951, Mildred Jefferson became the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School.

"Far more than pro-abortion activists, pro-life activists are grassroots oriented. We keep records like nobody’s business," states the National Right to Life News Today

Girl Power

The Office for the Arts
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Katie KohnKatie Kohn

A yearlong Schlesinger Library film series examines the power, precariousness, and politics of girlhood.

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