A Pitch-Perfect Glass Menagerie

Harvard Magazine
Friday, February 22, 2013

The current production of The Glass Menagerie at the American Repertory Theater (ART) marks an historic return of actress Cherry Jones, one of the company's founding members, to its stage. Director John Tiffany called Williams's 1944 drama his favorite play when he and artistic director Diane Paulus spoke at a Radcliffe Institute event about the production in January. 

China's Claim to Greatness Must Rest on its Ethics

South China Morning Post
Friday, February 22, 2013

Anson Chan, who addressed a crowd of students, faculty and the public at the Radcliffe Institute, looks forward to the day when the China can claim greatness not because of the size of its gross domestic product or scale of its military might, but with its ethical leadership. 

Harvard Filmmakers in Berlin

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Photo courtesy of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena ParavelPhoto courtesy of Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel

Radcliffe fellow Verena Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, both at Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab, are screening their co-directed "Leviathan" (2012), a wordless, sensual, and phantasmagoric portrait of commercial fishing aboard a trawler out of New Bedford, Mass., at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Prestigious Royal Society Award for Nottingham Trent University Scientist

Nottingham Trent University News and Events
Friday, February 8, 2013

Radcliffe fellow Carole Perry, a scientist with Nottingham Trent University, received a prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science.

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.