Notes on Queer Formalism

Big Red & Shiny
Monday, December 16, 2013
Elise Adibi, Aromatherapy Painting, 2013. Photo by Heather LathamElise Adibi, Aromatherapy Painting, 2013. Photo by Heather Latham

Radcliffe research partner William Simmons, who is working with Radcliffe fellow Elise Adibi this year, examines "Queer formalism" in painting. 

[Extra] Ordinary Performances

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Volunteer Bruce Williams and Actor Lelaina Vogel '15Volunteer Bruce Williams and Actor Lelaina Vogel '15

Radcliffe Institute fellow David Levine recruited trained actors to study—and become—ordinary people. Did they succeed?

Galleries: Adibi's Metabolic Paintings

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Photo by Heather LathamPhoto by Heather Latham

Boston Globe features Elise Adibi's work: "The suggestion that the paintings are not simply what you see, but what you otherwise sense, underlines the intimate, nuanced experience of engaging with any worthy work of art: Keep your senses open."

A Pragmatic Approach to Harvard Giving

Harvard Alumni website
Monday, December 9, 2013
Phyllis Rose

Phyllis Rose '64, PhD '70 has designated her annuity to benefit the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which houses one of the finest collections of resources for research on the history of women in America. “I do not know of another project like the Schlesinger,” she says.

Playwright Delighted to be Mired in Tragedy

Boston Globe
Friday, December 6, 2013
Photo by Ryan BourquePhoto by Ryan Bourque

Boston Globe interviews playwright and director Sean Graney RI '14 about his project to adapt all 32 Greek tragedies into a 12-hour theatrical event.

Neutrino Hunters: A Detective Story with Cosmic Implications

Big Think Blog
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Fellow Ray Jayawardhana, hailed as "the new dean of popular science," will explain the implications of neutrino research. The quest to find the neutrino is the subject of Ray Jayawardhana's new book. 

Radcliffe Fellow Julie Orringer Blends History, Ficton

The Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Julie Orringer, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, spoke on the ability of novels to convey truths through fiction in a lecture. Orringer discussed the ways in which writers blend history with their own speculation and inventions into a cohesive story.

A Character Fit for a Novel

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff Photographer

Julie Orringer RI '14 is working on a novel about Varian Fry, a Harvard graduate who saved more than 2,000 artists and anti-Nazi activists in occupied France during WWII.

SSHH! The Best-Kept Film Series Secret Takes Place in a Library

WBUR's the ARTery
Monday, December 2, 2013
Schlesinger Library Film Series

Where can you find the area's best under-the-radar film series? The Schlesinger Library Film Series with an emphasis on American women's history. 

New England Literary News

The Boston Globe
Sunday, December 1, 2013

The Boston Globe highlights fellow Julie Orringer's talk on the art of historical novels.