December 1, 2011
Legendary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman spoke to a standing-room-only audience at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in a lecture titled “Shooting, Editing, and Reading a Documentary Film.” Wiseman, an independent documentary filmmaker at Cambridge-based Zipporah Films,
November 17, 2011
On November 17, Anita Hill spoke at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University about her new book, Reimagining Equality.
October 21, 2011
The "Reimagining the City-University Connection" symposium brings together scholars and senior practitioners from across Harvard University, leading US universities, and the City of Boston to discuss ways in which cities and universities can work together to improve the quality of research for scholars and the quality of life for citizens.
October 14, 2011
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University will host "Molecules, Movement, and Motors" to examine the mechanics of motors—from naturally occurring motors, such as those inside cells, to new synthetic motors made from DNA.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Holds Symposium on the Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace
September 9, 2011
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University will host "The New Majority? The Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace." The symposium will address how women's employment has transformed workplaces, households, and social life over the past half-century—as well as challenges that remain, especially in the current economy.
Radcliffe Institute Appoints Joanna Aizenberg, Leah Price, and Robert Sampson Directors of Academic Ventures
June 21, 2011
Aizenberg, Price and Sampson lead multidisciplinary work across university and beyond.
May 24, 2011
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced that Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self Employed Women’s Association, will be awarded the 2011 Radcliffe Institute Medal.
May 19, 2011
Today, the Radcliffe Institute named Matthew Smith Miller winner of the 2011 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for his interdisciplinary work and extensive original research in his thesis, "Surely His Mother Mourns for Him": Africans on Exhibition in Boston and New York, 1860-1861.
May 12, 2011
A leader among institutes for advanced study, the Radcliffe Institute accepted just 6 percent of its applicants for the 2011-2012 year. These 51 fellows are award-winning artists, academics, and professionals, including musicians, mathematicians, filmmakers, anthropologists, biologists, and writers who convene at the Radcliffe Institute for a full year to focus on individual projects and research while benefiting from a multidisciplinary community in the University setting.
October 29, 2010
Cambridge, MA - With the emergence of the Kindle, the Nook and the iPad, the time is right to ask "Why Books?" The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is convening scholars from a variety of fields for a one-day conference--"Why Books?"--with a focus on the future format of books, as well as their storage, circulation, transmission and use.