Hill Selected as Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Harvard Graduate School of Education Headlines
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has selected Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Nancy Hill to be a Radcliffe Institute fellow for the 2014–2015 academic year.

32 Greek Plays, No Waiting

Harvard Gazette
Monday, May 19, 2014
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A 12-hour adaptation tapping all 32 surviving Greek tragedies might sound like a tough sell for audiences. But playwright and director Sean Graney RI '14 doesn’t think so.

Of Vulvas and Car Hoods

Big Red & Shiny
Monday, May 19, 2014

Big Red & Shiny interview with Judy Chicago on art history and feminism. 

Radcliffe Institute to Celebrate 15 Years

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Harvard Magazine previews Radcliffe Day 2014 and Radcliffe Medalist Drew Faust, the founding dean of the Institute. 

Burlesque à la Boston

The Boston Globe
Friday, May 9, 2014

Globe columnist describes his day in Cambridge that began at an academic conference on cities at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute and ended well into the night at a burlesque show called "Strip Zeppelin'' held at Oberon. The writer highlights the role that institutions like universities can play in giving shape to creative inspirations.

BC Historians Earn Fellowships

Boston College Chronicle
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Four BC History Department faculty members have received prestigious yearlong research fellowships for 2014-15, including Professor Prasannan Parthasarathi, who will be a fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute. 

“I Am Not the Best Anymore”

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, May 1, 2014

In this Harvard Magazine story, Class Marshal Ginny Fahs also advises freshmen to take advantage of the many stimulating events happening on campus nearly every day, such as the lectures offered by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. 

Dealer-Auctioneer Cille Blackwood's Papers Go to Harvard

Maine Antique Digest
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Antiques dealer Cille Blackwood's papers have taken their place at Radcliffe's Schlesinger Library alongside those of Susan B. Anthony, Emma Goldman, Julia Child, Helen Keller, Betty Friedan, Amelia Earhart, Shere Hite, important poets, politicians, educators, and the first professionally trained women doctors and lawyers in the nation.

Life, Reflected in the Dead

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Photo by Webb ChappellPhoto by Webb Chappell

Human beings expend vast amounts of energy and attention caring for the dead. Thomas W. Laqueur of the University of California, Berkeley, has spent a lot of time thinking about why and shares his work at a Radcliffe Institute lecture. 

Personal, Political, Physiological

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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"Health is rarely only about health alone," said Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, as she opened a two-day conference titled "Who Decides? Gender, Medicine, and the Public Health."