Unbossed, Unbought, and Unheralded

Oxford University Press Blog
Friday, March 13, 2015

"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. 

Jennifer Bornstein’s “Two Videos” Presents An Artistic Evolution

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Harvard Crimson highlights Jennifer Bornstein's new exhibition, “Two Videos,” which is a synergistic piece of art that uses seemingly distinct videos to express Bornstein’s artistry and development.  

Revealed in Verse

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Henri Cole. Photo by Kris SnibbeHenri Cole. Photo by Kris Snibbe

"All my work blends autobiography and memory. To me, truth is the most important thing in art, after originality," says poet and Radcliffe fellow Henri Cole in an interview with the Harvard Gazette.

Violence Against Women: Tackling a Centuries-Old Problem

Harvard Divinity School News and Events
Thursday, March 5, 2015

"Battering of Women in Historical and Contemporary Christian Narrative, A Theological Perspective" is an event cosponsored by the Harvard Divinity School and Radcliffe Institute as a lead in to Radcliffe's "Confronting Violence" conference, which explores activism and cultural change that can reduce violence. Here a Q&A with speaker Nancy Nienhuis. 

Radcliffe Raises $42 Million In Capital Campaign

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study has drawn in $42 million in gifts and pledges towards its capital campaign goal of $70 million, reports the Harvard Crimson

The Rule-breaking Sisters Grimké

Harvard Gazette
Monday, March 2, 2015
Louise Knight and Dan Carpenter. Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerLouise Knight and Dan Carpenter. Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff Photographer

“Exiled by the sound of the lash” from the slaveholding state of South Carolina, the Grimké sisters came North before the Civil War with rule-breaking ideas on slavery’s wrongs and women’s rights. They represented an antebellum moment in which “women became political.”

Bette Davis at the Schlesinger

Harvard Magazine
Sunday, March 1, 2015
From Dark VictoryFrom Dark Victory

Harvard Magazine features the Schlesinger Library Movie Series and its upcoming showing of Dark Victory (1939) with Bette Davis. 

Her Honor, Honored

Harvard Magazine
Sunday, March 1, 2015

Harvard Magazine highlights justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the Radcliffe 2015 Medalist. 

A New Name, and Wider Recognition, for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The New Yorker
Friday, February 27, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe fellow Meghan O'Rourke writes a New Yorker piece about chronic fatigue syndrome and what's ahead for the diagnosis of the disease. 

From Prison to Poverty

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

"Just about everyone leaves prison and enters poverty," said Harvard sociologist and Radcliffe fellow Bruce Western, who recently completed a study tracking 122 incarcerated men and women who were released back into society.