New Book "The Equivalents" Follows Emergence Of Second Wave Feminism From Radcliffe Institute

WBUR The ARTery
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Maggie Doherty’s new book explores the significance of the institute’s mission and how it prefigured the women’s liberation movement that would become a defining hallmark of the 1960s.

Health of Democracy Faces Daunting Test

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Voters observe social distancing guidelines as they wait in line to cast ballots in the presidential primary election in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 7, 2020. Image source: AP Photo/Morry Gash FileVoters observe social distancing guidelines as they wait in line to cast ballots in the presidential primary election in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 7, 2020. Image source: AP Photo/Morry Gash File

Historian Liette Gidlow RI '20 speaks on the tension between in-person voting and public health as American states scramble to adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tracing an Institute of One’s Own in "The Equivalents"

The Boston Globe
Thursday, May 14, 2020

The poets Anne Sexton and Maxine Kumin were already best friends when they applied for fellowships in the inaugural year of the Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study.

Ideas for Flattening the Hunger Curve

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
A sign at a retailer tells customers they accept SNAP. Image source: jetcityimageA sign at a retailer tells customers they accept SNAP. Image source: jetcityimage

“There is no question that COVID-19 will drive food insecurity into the mainstream,” says Harvard public health policy researcher Sara Bleich.

Birth of a Sleuth

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
For four years, Jordan Villegas '20 participated in the Radcliffe Research Program. He is pictured here at his parents' home in Cicero, N.Y. Photo courtesy of Jordan VillegasFor four years, Jordan Villegas '20 participated in the Radcliffe Research Program. He is pictured here at his parents' home in Cicero, N.Y. Photo courtesy of Jordan Villegas

Harvard College senior Jordan Villegas hears the call of the archives as a Radcliffe Institute researcher.

Harvard Government Professor Carpenter Calls for Federal Job Guarantee in White Paper

The Harvard Crimson
Monday, May 11, 2020
Daniel P. Carpenter is the Director of Social Sciences at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Photo by Soumyaa MazumderDaniel P. Carpenter is the Director of Social Sciences at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Photo by Soumyaa Mazumder

Daniel Carpenter calls for the US government to adopt a number of public policy measures to redress economic losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brown-Nagin, Faust Set for Radcliffe Day Discussion

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 8, 2020
Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Drew Gilpin FaustTomiko Brown-Nagin and Drew Gilpin Faust

On May 29, Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin will be joined by Drew Gilpin Faust in a conversation exploring Radcliffe’s strategic direction and its role in catalyzing change.

The Pandemic's Unequal Toll

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Mary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran MuhammadMary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran Muhammad

The Radcliffe Institute hosted an online discussion with Mary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran Muhammad about the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on poorer Americans and communities of color.

Three Harvard Law Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Harvard Law Today
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Nancy Gertner, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, and David Barron were named members of the 2020 AAA&S class.

How to Build a Better World

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
A deserted 23rd Street, in Manhattan's Flatiron District. Credit: Alex PotemkinA deserted 23rd Street, in Manhattan's Flatiron District. Credit: Alex Potemkin

Esra Akcan RI '20, a professor in Cornell's Department of Architecture, answers questions as part of a series on the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19.

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