Jana Prikryl on Creating Home in Poetry, Even in Trump’s America

The Toronto Star
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Jana Prikryl, author of No Matter, Crown/Archetype. Photo by Juliana Sohn/Willy SommaJana Prikryl, author of No Matter, Crown/Archetype. Photo by Juliana Sohn/Willy Somma

Jana Prikryl RI '19 speaks with the Toronto Star about her newest collection, No Matter, "the kind of poetry to read while watching empires tear themselves apart."

So You Think He Can Dance?

Harvard Gazette
Monday, July 8, 2019
Snowball. Photo by Irena SchulzSnowball. Photo by Irena Schulz

Ani Patel RI '19 and his collaborators tracked YouTube sensation Snowball the dancing cockatoo's moves as he boogied to songs by Cyndi Lauper and Queen. The study suggests that humans may not be the only ones who can groove to a beat.

Radcliffe Institute Selects Tap Dancer Ayodele Casel as 2019–2020 Fellow

Broadwayworld.com
Friday, June 28, 2019
Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstitutePhoto by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Ayodele Casel, a disciplined and brave performer who honors the roots of tap dance while pushing the boundaries of the art form, has been named a 2019-2020 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute. 

A Literary Home Run Helped Toni Stone, Baseball's First Woman Player, Find a Stage of Her Own

espnW.com
Friday, June 21, 2019
Toni Stone. Photo courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball MuseumToni Stone. Photo courtesy of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Martha Ackmann RI '09 speaks with ESPN about Toni Stone—the first woman ever to play big-league professional baseball—whose story is now an off-Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond RI '13.

A Team Effort to Put ‘Toni Stone’ Up to Bat

American Theatre
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady

In 2017, the Radcliffe Institute hosted a reading of scenes from Toni Stone, a new play by Lydia R. Diamond RI '13 based on the book by Martha Ackmann RI '09.

Six Female Professors Awarded Order of Australia

The University of Sydney
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Hala Zreiqat. Photo by Tim LlewellynHala Zreiqat. Photo by Tim Llewellyn

For significant service to biomedical engineering, and to research councils, Professor Hala Zreiqat was recognized as a Member in the General Division.

Year in Review

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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

Writer Min Jin Lee On Life As An Immigrant At Elite Colleges—And In America

WBUR
Monday, June 10, 2019
Photo by Ella RinaldoPhoto by Ella Rinaldo

Fellow Min Jin Lee speaks on WBUR about her immigrant experience and deciding to become a writer. 

Food and Justice with a Side of Nostalgia

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Visitors jotted down their food memories and clipped them to a line at Radcliffe's Marketplace of Ideas. Photo by Melissa Blackall/Radcliffe InstituteVisitors jotted down their food memories and clipped them to a line at Radcliffe's Marketplace of Ideas. Photo by Melissa Blackall/Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe’s Marketplace of Ideas entwines memories of family and friendship with activism.

Professor Chanan Tigay Lands Coveted Fellowship at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute

San Francisco State University News
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Photo by Emanuele Dello StrologoPhoto by Emanuele Dello Strologo

Tigay is an award-winning writer and journalist who has covered the Middle East, the September 11 terrorist attacks, and the United Nations.

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