Biological Time Travel

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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In a lecture at the Radcliffe Institute titled, "Synthetic: How Life Got Made," fellow Sophia Roosth described her analysis of recent attempts at "de-extinction," the effort to recreate extinct or endangered species using modern technologies.

Chicago on Chicago

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Judy Chicago recently came to Radcliffe to discuss her life, work, and mission. The Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library is presenting an exhibit about the groundbreaking artist. 

Celebrating the Schlesinger’s First 70 Years

Monday, March 3, 2014
Gerda Lerner. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryGerda Lerner. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America marked its 70th anniversary with a symposium that honored women’s history pioneer Gerda Lerner.

Radcliffe Fellow Sean Graney’s Four-Star Shakespeare

Harvard Arts Blog
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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Radcliffe fellow Sean Graney loves to combine works of art. During his fellowship, he has worked on creating All Our Tragic, an adaptation of Greek tragedies.  As the founder of The Hypocrites, Graney has also worked to devise works based on notable Shakespeare plays. Harvard Arts speaks with him about two of these works, Romeo Juliet and 12 Nights

Letting Shakespeare be Shakespeare? Where’s the Fun?

Boston Globe
Friday, February 14, 2014
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Boston Globe on Radcliffe fellow Sean Graney and his plays "Romeo Juliet" and "12 Nights," which his Chicago troupe the Hypocrites performs in repertory at Oberon February 18-22, 2014. 

Will Your Clothing Spy on You?

CNN Money
Thursday, February 13, 2014

Like it or not, we have entered the era of assumed ubiquitous snooping yet have not begun to parse the implications. CNN reports on Harvard Law School professor I. Glenn Cohen RI '13, who spoke at the Institute about privacy and wearable technology. 

The Monuments Men: Rescuing Art from the Nazis

Harvard University Institute of Politics
Monday, February 10, 2014

Listen to Radcliffe Institute Fellow Lucia Allais, Robert M. Edsel, Author of The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, actor Matt Damon, and moderator Diane McWhorter RI '13 address the real-life task force of museum directors, curators, and art historians, referred to as the Monuments Men, who entered Germany in the last stages of World War II to recover art pieces stolen by the Nazis. 

Potential En Masse

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Michael Kimmelman spoke with the Harvard Gazette about the importance of public space, his role as a critic, and the art and beauty of architecture.

A Monument to Saved Art

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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Diane McWhorter RI`13 and fellow Lucia Allais participated in a discussion with "The Monuments Men" author Robert Edsel and actor Matt Damon. The film and book are  based on a true story that depicts art experts during WWII who are racing to liberate art from the Nazis.

A Lab Focused on Healing

Harvard Gazette
Monday, February 3, 2014
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In Robert Langer's vision of the future, the paralyzed walk, the sick are healed, the maimed are whole again, and it all happens through bioengineering.