Garth Risk Hallberg Finds Much Is Not Lost in Translation

The Boston Globe
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Photo by Mark VesseyPhoto by Mark Vessey

The Boston Globe interviews author Garth Risk Hallberg in advance of his upcoming talk at Radcliffe on the novel and the city. 

The Elephant in the Room: Sports and Sexism

Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The panelists, from left: Jessica Gelman, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer. Photograph by Tony RinaldoThe panelists, from left: Jessica Gelman, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer. Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe's "Hits and Misses" panel discussion centered on media coverage of female athletes.

Making the Ultimate Darkness Visible

The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Photo by Jon ChasePhoto by Jon Chase

Astronomer and Radcliffe fellow Dimitrios Psaltis is working on the massive Event Horizon Telescope project that will point a number of Earth's telescopes at the Milky Way's black hole.

Melting Ice, Changing World

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

“What everybody is in agreement on,” said Maureen Raymo, a professor at Columbia University and its Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who spoke at the Radcliffe Institute's science symposium on oceans, “is that sea level is rising and the rate is accelerating.”

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. 

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. 

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