The Emancipation Proclamation Now

Harvard Gazette
Monday, February 4, 2013

The Harvard Gazette asked scholars from across Harvard to reflect on the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and how the document resonates today. Hear from President Drew Faust, first Dean of the Radcliffe Institute, and Radcliffe Institute Professor Annette Gordon-Reed. 

Lunch with Tiffany

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

Director and former Radcliffe fellow John Tiffany explains his vision for "The Glass Menagerie," which opens this week. Tiffany, who last year won Tony Awards for best musical and director, knows that you can't be rewarded unless you take risks. 

Radcliffe Fellow, Harvard Law School Professor I. Glenn Cohen Codirects Petrie-Flom Center's Project with NFL

Harvard Law School Recent News and Spotlights
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In a new Harvard and NFL initiative, the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School "will address the ethical, legal and policy issues relevant to the health and health care of current future, and retired players," says codirector and Radcliffe fellow Glenn Cohen. 

Cookbooks Echo With the Wisdom of Chefs Past

The New York Times
Monday, January 28, 2013

The New York Times features the notes and marginalia in Julia Child's cookbooks, housed in the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe. 

A Tale of Two Cities

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Robert Sampson, Nancy Hill, Lizabeth Cohen, and Lydia Diamond. Photo by Sean CostinRobert Sampson, Nancy Hill, Lizabeth Cohen, and Lydia Diamond. Photo by Sean Costin

Radcliffe brought together Harvard leaders across many disciplines—a social scientist, an education expert, an urban historian, and a playwright—to speak with an alumni audience about the city as a subject of their work.

A Return to the Radical

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Photo by Jessica ScrantonPhoto by Jessica Scranton

Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" has joined the canon of great American theater. In a discussion at the Radcliffe Institute led by Dean Cohen, the director John Tiffany RI '11 and Diane Paulus '88 argued that Williams' unconventionality has been watered down over the years.

Director John Tiffany Talks about the Artistic Process

The Boston Globe
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Photo by Jessica ScrantonPhoto by Jessica Scranton

The Boston Globe features Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany—a onetime Radcliffe Institute fellow who's now directing the ART's "The Glass Menagerie"—after he talked with ART artistic director Diane Paulus about creativity and how they convinced Cherry Jones to star. 


The Chronicle of Higher Education
Monday, January 7, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Considering how much attention we lavish on the technologies of writing—scroll, codex, print, screen—it's striking how little we pay to the technologies for digesting and regurgitating it. One way or another, there's no sector of the modern world that isn't saturated with note-taking. That was more than sufficient justification for holding a conference called Take Note, held at the Radcliffe Institute. 

The Best of Beantown

Bon Appetit
Friday, January 4, 2013
Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard UniversitySchlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

The Bon Appetit Weekender Guide on the Best of Beantown calls Julia Child fans to, "hie yourselves to Harvard Square. The Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe is home to an amazing collection of her papers and memorabilia" on exhibit through March.

Bon Anniversaire

Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Photograph by Paul Child/The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard UniversityPhotograph by Paul Child/The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

The photograph is from the vast Julia Child collection in the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, which includes 5,000 cookbooks donated by her, her book drafts, the voluminous and often funny letters of Julia and Paul, television scripts and production notes handwritten by Paul, some 20,000 photographs, and a gaudy Cordon Bleu medal.