Year in Review

June 11, 2019

Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin shares a few highlights from her first year as dean of the Radcliffe Institute.


  Shaina Taub performs selections from The Suffragists, a musical about the life of Alice Paul, at the celebration of the Schlesinger Library's 75th anniversary. Photo by Kevin GradyShaina Taub performs selections from The Suffragists, a musical about the life of Alice Paul, at the celebration of the Schlesinger Library's 75th anniversary. Photo by Kevin Grady

Hernan del Valle, the 2018-2019 Rita E. Hauser Fellow, discusses his experience rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean Sea through his work with Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Photo by Kevin GradyHernan del Valle, the 2018-2019 Rita E. Hauser Fellow, discusses his experience rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean Sea through his work with Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Photo by Kevin Grady

Miguel Santiago, a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, plays the harmonica during "Art, Interpretation, and the Street Disposition," an event organized in conjunction with the exhibition Willie Cole: Beauties in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery. Photo by Kevin GradyMiguel Santiago, a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, plays the harmonica during "Art, Interpretation, and the Street Disposition," an event organized in conjunction with the exhibition Willie Cole: Beauties in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery. Photo by Kevin Grady

Aimee Allison, president of Democracy in Color, fields a question from the audience during "The Meaning of the Midterms: Who Counted? Who Voted?" a 2018-2019 Kim and Judy Davis Dean's Lecture. Photo by Kevin GradyAimee Allison, president of Democracy in Color, fields a question from the audience during "The Meaning of the Midterms: Who Counted? Who Voted?" a 2018-2019 Kim and Judy Davis Dean's Lecture. Photo by Kevin Grady

A fan asks Jill Tarter to sign her copy of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, in which Tarter appears, during "The Undiscovered," Radcliffe's science symposium. Photo by Tony RinaldoA fan asks Jill Tarter to sign her copy of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, in which Tarter appears, during "The Undiscovered," Radcliffe's science symposium. Photo by Tony Rinaldo 
Radcliffe staff members tour the Schlesinger Library as it undergoes renovations. Photo by Kevin GradyRadcliffe staff members tour the Schlesinger Library as it undergoes renovations. Photo by Kevin Grady

Carmen Yulin Cruz Soto, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, operates a solar-powered light during her keynote address at "Unsettled Citizens," the conference culminating the Radcliffe Institute's two-year focus on citizenship in the modern world. Photo by Kevin GradyCarmen Yulin Cruz Soto, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, operates a solar-powered light during her keynote address at "Unsettled Citizens," the conference culminating the Radcliffe Institute's two-year focus on citizenship in the modern world. Photo by Kevin Grady

Students from Barnstable High School line up to ask questions during "The Undiscovered," Radcliffe's science symposium. Photo by Tony RinaldoStudents from Barnstable High School line up to ask questions during "The Undiscovered," Radcliffe's science symposium. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Lauren Groff, the 2018-2019 Suzanne Young Murray Fellow, discusses "The Vaster Wilds," the new novel on which she worked during her fellowship year. Photo by Kevin GradyLauren Groff, the 2018-2019 Suzanne Young Murray Fellow, discusses "The Vaster Wilds," the new novel on which she worked during her fellowship year. Photo by Kevin Grady

(Left to right) Isaac Stein MLA, MDes '20; Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin AM '12, RI '17; Jennifer Roberts AM '09, Radcliffe's Johnson-Kulukundis Family Faculty Director of the Arts; and Maggie Tsang MDes '19 use rakes to maintain Pine in the Sand, Stein and Tsang's evolving public art installation in the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Garden. Photo by Kevin Grady(Left to right) Isaac Stein MLA, MDes '20; Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin AM '12, RI '17; Jennifer Roberts AM '09, Radcliffe's Johnson-Kulukundis Family Faculty Director of the Arts; and Maggie Tsang MDes '19 use rakes to maintain Pine in the Sand, Stein and Tsang's evolving public art installation in the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Garden. Photo by Kevin Grady

Ava DuVernay talks with Henry Louis Gates Jr. at "Vision and Justice: A Convening," a landmark two-day event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute. Photo by Melissa BlackallAva DuVernay talks with Henry Louis Gates Jr. at "Vision and Justice: A Convening," a landmark two-day event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute. Photo by Melissa Blackall

Bryan Stevenson delivers the closing keynote address at "Vision and Justice: A Convening" in Sanders Theatre. Photo by Melissa BlackallBryan Stevenson delivers the closing keynote address at "Vision and Justice: A Convening" in Sanders Theatre. Photo by Melissa Blackall

Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin stands with (left to right) Anwar Omeish '19, Mark Czeisler '19, and Manuel Medrano '19, the three winners of the 2019 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize, which the Radcliffe Institute awards to graduating seniors for exceptional undergraduate theses. Photo by Kevin GradyDean Tomiko Brown-Nagin stands with (left to right) Anwar Omeish '19, Mark Czeisler '19, and Manuel Medrano '19, the three winners of the 2019 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize, which the Radcliffe Institute awards to graduating seniors for exceptional undergraduate theses. Photo by Kevin Grady

Radcliffe Day 2019 attendees jotted down food memories at the Institute's Marketplace of Ideas, which convened nonprofit organizations that work to address injustices in our food system. Photo by Melissa BlackallRadcliffe Day 2019 attendees jotted down food memories at the Institute's Marketplace of Ideas, which convened nonprofit organizations that work to address injustices in our food system. Photo by Melissa Blackall

Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dolores Huerta, and Soledad O'Brien '88, who moderated the day's conversations, enjoy Radcliffe Day 2019. Photo by Tony RinaldoDean Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dolores Huerta, and Soledad O'Brien '88, who moderated the day's conversations, enjoy Radcliffe Day 2019. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

 

 

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