Rethinking Inclusion

Harvard Gazette
Monday, March 25, 2019
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Radcliffe Professor Anthony Jack talks about his new book, The Privileged Poor, which addresses the struggles of low-income students at elite schools.

Author: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Fail, Fail Again

Harvard Gazette
Friday, March 15, 2019
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As any writer will tell you, the process of writing is riddled with anguish, angst, and the ever-popular procrastination. For Lauren Groff RI '19, it’s also filled with productive failure.

The Challenge of Preserving the Historical Record of #MeToo

The New Yorker
Monday, March 11, 2019
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Evidence of the #MeToo movement should be preserved, both because it matters and because it could disappear. But archivists face a battery of technical and ethical questions with few precedents.

Why Are Teachers Protesting in "Blue" Cities?

The Washington Post
Friday, March 8, 2019
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Sarah Reckhow RI '19 and collaborators explain how deep-pocketed national donors are changing local school politics.

The Kings and Queens of Radcliffe

The Harvard Crimson
Thursday, March 7, 2019
The opening session of the Radcliffe Institute conference "Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication" included live drag acts. Photo by Nuriya SaifulinaThe opening session of the Radcliffe Institute conference "Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication" included live drag acts. Photo by Nuriya Saifulina

“Communication Can Be a . . . Drag” provided a fitting and “playful” introduction to a conference meant to examine gender expression.

Researching and Writing History

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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“It didn’t occur to me that a person of my background could be a writer,” said Min Jin Lee RI '19. “I didn’t know anyone from my background who was one.”

"Siri, Who Provided Your Voice?"

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Susan Bennett is the voice of Siri. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteSusan Bennett is the voice of Siri. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

In a day of discussions devoted to how humans use their bodies to communicate, the original voice of Siri shared her experience as the sound of Apple iPhone’s virtual assistant.

What a (Spirited) Drag

Harvard Gazette
Friday, March 1, 2019
  Performer Corey Williams/Anisa Love leads dancers on stage. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer Performer Corey Williams/Anisa Love leads dancers on stage. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

This year's annual gender conference kicked off with live drag performance, transformation of Harvard professors, and deep discussion about gender and identity.

A Surprising Blend of Poetry, Sci-Fi, and "Bloom County"

The Boston Globe
Friday, February 22, 2019
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Poet Evie Shockley RI '19 speaks to the Boston Globe about her favorite books and sources of literary inspiration.

The Experience Questionnaire: Min Jin Lee

Experience Magazine
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Photo by Elena SeibertPhoto by Elena Seibert

"I learned how to write fiction by writing some bad drafts. Those rotten drafts were useful and necessary."

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