April 3, 2019
Taking its inspiration from Frederick Douglass on the transformative power of pictures to create a new vision for the nation, this convening will focus on the historic roots and contemporary realities of visual literacy for race and justice in American civic life.
March 22, 2019
Beauties—a series of prints by the world-renowned sculptor and printmaker—bear conflicting associations: oppression and resistance, precarity and permanence, violence and beauty.
February 6, 2019
“Every American should know her name and her decades-long work to secure the rights of farmworkers, women, and other disadvantaged people,” said Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin.
Radcliffe Institute at Harvard presents Future Fossil, a newly commissioned exhibition by Clarissa Tossin, inspired by Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis trilogy.
January 30, 2019
The artworks in this exhibition imagine a moment of collision of the past, present, and future. Clarissa Tossin explains, “In the course of making this work, I’ve wondered what a core sample of Earth taken 1,000 years from now will look like.”
Radcliffe Institute at Harvard Presents an Exhibition and Publication by Anna Von Mertens That Stitch Together Past and Present, Science and Art
October 31, 2018
In Measure, Anna Von Mertens explores the role of repetition, recognition, notation, and imagination in the development of astronomy.
Radcliffe Institute at Harvard to Host a Public Symposium Exploring "The Undiscovered" and How to Transform the Way Science Is Taught
October 22, 2018
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University announces its science symposium—“The Undiscovered”—to be held on October 26, 2018.
August 1, 2018
The ability to 3D print soft, robotic grippers on board ships makes it easier for biologists like David Gruber RI '18 to interact with fragile deep-sea marine life.
July 18, 2018
A new device developed by Harvard researchers and marine biologist David Gruber RI '18 safely traps delicate sea creatures inside a folding polyhedral enclosure and lets them go without harm using a novel, origami-inspired design.
June 25, 2018
Funding from Harvard Library's S.T. Lee Innovation Grant will support a large-scale project to document the #metoo movement.
May 16, 2018
The Institute awards the 2018 Fay Prize to Harvard College seniors Hannah Byrne, Lily Scherlis, and Aron Szanto for outstanding imaginative work or original research.