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Harvard's Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault launched a survey to the student body to help lay the groundwork for interventions to lower the incidence of sexual assault. In 2014, the University adopted policies and procedures to address sexual assault and harassment and opened a new Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution. The Radcliffe Institute recently sponsored a panel discussion on how government policies affect the incidence and tolerance of gender-based violence.
Radcliffe fellow ZZ Packer is known for the compelling voices that she gives to her characters, a skill that was confirmed by her performance. During the talk, she read an excerpt from a previously published short story followed by three excerpts from “The Thousands.” Her powerful reading voice added a depth and intensity to these excerpts.
Comic books and video games are part of the central focus of a Radcliffe Institute exhibition and conference exploring violence. “Where do we develop our ideas about gender and violence?” asked Harvard's Janet Rich-Edwards during opening remarks at the exhibition, which features 36 recent comic books and more.
"March is Women’s History Month and as the United States gears up for the 2016 election, I propose we salute a pathbreaking woman candidate for president," says Susan Ware, senior advisor to the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute.