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Radcliffe Moment

In preparation for a group outing to Fenway Park, Julie Guthman, the 2017–2018 Frances B. Cashin Fellow, gave a quick lesson on the sport. 

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Centered on Civil Rights: Tomiko Brown-Nagin

The struggle for civil rights has been at the center of Radcliffe Institute Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin’s scholarly work.

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New Form and Function for Knafel

This fall, Radcliffe's Knafel Center enters the final stages of a major renovation. 

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Schlesinger Library Acquires the Angela Y. Davis Papers

Angela Y. Davis is one of the foremost figures in the struggle for human rights and against racial discrimination in the United States, and a foundational thinker in African American feminism.

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WHEREAS Layli Long Soldier Examines the Lakota Struggle...

The poet read from her award-winning book and took part in a conversation that ranged from incorporating the Lakota language in her work to the 2010 resolution in which the US government officially apologized to Native Americans.

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How Viet Thanh Nguyen Found His Voice

The onetime Radcliffe fellow won a Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel. Memory, family, conflict, and “horrible” literary toil all feature in the backstory he shared at the Knafel Center.

Why Sleep?

We humans spend a third or more of our time sleeping—but why? Nora Volkow sees the question of why we sleep as a fundamental mystery of the brain.

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Radcliffe Day 2018

On May 25, 2018, Hillary Rodham Clinton received the Radcliffe Medal, in the largest Radcliffe Day celebration yet. 

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When Jobs Disappear

Alumnae/i and friends gathered at the W Hotel–Union Square in Manhattan to discuss what happens when jobs disappear. 

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Jewels from the Schlesinger Library

After its first 75 years, the Schlesinger Library's collections tell fresh stories of American history.  

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Quick Study: Sharon Marcus

Sharon Marcus, the Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and cofounder of the online magazine Public Books, specializes in 19th-century British and French culture.