The Heart of the Matter

Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 8, 2019
Professor Jennifer L. Roberts (from left), artist Dario Robleto, and medical researcher Doris A. Taylor. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerProfessor Jennifer L. Roberts (from left), artist Dario Robleto, and medical researcher Doris A. Taylor. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

Transdisciplinary artist Dario Robleto and transplant researcher Doris A. Taylor discuss the biology, imagery, and symbolism of the vital organ.

Art and the History of Indigenous America

Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 8, 2019
 Shawon Kinew leads a first-year seminar where students study portraits of indigenous American leaders to learn about art, identity, and the history of indigenous peoples. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer Shawon Kinew leads a first-year seminar where students study portraits of indigenous American leaders to learn about art, identity, and the history of indigenous peoples. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

Radcliffe Professor Shawon Kinew's first-year Harvard College seminar focuses on the 19th century oil portraits of 25 Native leaders captured in an era of forced relocation.

Brokering an Opioid Settlement

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Photo by Stephen Foster/UnsplashPhoto by Stephen Foster/Unsplash

Alexandra D. Lahav RI '20 discusses how global settlements of thousands of lawsuits against drug companies and distributors by those ravaged by the opioid epidemic operate.

A Commitment to Radicalism

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Angela Davis. Photo by Tony RinaldoAngela Davis. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

At a Radcliffe Institute conference honoring radical activist and global icon Angela Davis, scholars, activists, and educators discussed revolution, liberation, and the fight against violent oppression. 

Angela Davis Looks Back

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
"When I saved all the material I had no way in imagining that it would culminate in something like this," said Angela Davis, adding, "I just knew that I shouldn't throw it away." Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer"When I saved all the material I had no way in imagining that it would culminate in something like this," said Angela Davis, adding, "I just knew that I shouldn't throw it away." Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

The iconic scholar and activist reflects on her life's work and why she remains inspired at a Radcliffe conference celebrating the acquisition of her archive.

Films That Go Bump in the Night

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
"Carnival of Souls," 1962."Carnival of Souls," 1962.

On the occasion of All Hallows’ Eve, the Harvard Gazette checks in with members of the Harvard community—including Radcliffe Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad—to hear which films they love to fear. 

Power and Pitfalls of Gene Editing

Harvard Gazette
Monday, October 28, 2019
Among those at Radcliffe's event, "Making the Cut: Promises and Challenges of Gene Editing," were Charmaine Royal of Duke University (from left), Sylvain Moineau of the Universite Laval, and Jonathan Kimmelman of McGill University. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerAmong those at Radcliffe's event, "Making the Cut: Promises and Challenges of Gene Editing," were Charmaine Royal of Duke University (from left), Sylvain Moineau of the Universite Laval, and Jonathan Kimmelman of McGill University. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

With thousands of new academic papers on CRISPR science publishing each year, experts examined the rapidly advancing technology at Radcliffe's "Making the Cut" symposium.

A Feminist Intervention into Art

The Harvard Crimson
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Judy Chicago. Photo by Steve S. LiJudy Chicago. Photo by Steve S. Li

Judy Chicago has spent her life working to write women into history, and now she is trying to ensure that her carefully documented work of the past sixty years does not disappear.

Radcliffe Institute Mourns Judith Vichniac, Who Led the Radcliffe Fellowship Program from 2001 to 2018

@RadInstitute
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

The founding director of the Radcliffe Fellowship Program passed away on October 22. She had a profound impact on the lives and careers of hundreds of fellows over the years.

Writing Black Lives

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
At a recent Radcliffe talk, biographers Robert Reid-Pharr (from left), Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and Imani Perry explored how their subjects helped shape conversations around black politics, community, identity, and life. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff PhotographerAt a recent Radcliffe talk, biographers Robert Reid-Pharr (from left), Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and Imani Perry explored how their subjects helped shape conversations around black politics, community, identity, and life. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

At a recent Radcliffe talk, biographers Robert Reid-Pharr, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and Imani Perry explored how their subjects helped shape conversations around black politics, community, identity, and life.

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