Allan M. Brandt. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteAllan M. Brandt. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Nothing to Hide

In his own life and the lives of others, Allan M. Brandt confronts the scourge of disease stigma.

Ayodele Casel. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteAyodele Casel. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Now That She Has the Floor

Tap dancer Ayodele Casel swings into the spotlight—and brings her predecessors with her.

Christian Rutz. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteChristian Rutz. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Some Crows Are Birds, Others Are Artists

In New Caledonia, Christian Rutz found a match for his adventurous mind.

Reginald Dwayne Betts. Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle/University of MarylandReginald Dwayne Betts. Photo by Stephanie S. Cordle/University of Maryland

Peeking Behind the Poet's Mask

While incarcerated, Reginald Dwayne Betts discovered poetry and soon began writing his own. In October, he published Felon: Poems (W. W. Norton, 2019), a collection that examines life after prison.

Graphic by Jessica BrilliGraphic by Jessica Brilli

Book Reviews | Winter 2020

New books from Radcliffe affiliates

Rufus. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Around the Institute | Winter 2020

The academic year at Radcliffe begins much as it does at any other institution of learning: with an orientation. Day one of 2019–2020 was no different, but in addition to themes emerging in the fellows’ work, a theme emerged in their personal lives: many were dog owners. 

Edo Berger. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteEdo Berger. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Words of Wisdom | Winter 2020

Excerpts from the Radcliffe Institute's Fellows' Presentation Series

Newsmakers | Winter 2020

A fellow wins a Nobel Prize, the Institute leads a University-wide initiative, and more headlines from Radcliffe affiliates.

Fernanda Aoki Navarro. Painting by Jessica BrilliFernanda Aoki Navarro. Painting by Jessica Brilli

Work in Progress: Fernanda Aoki Navarro

Fernanda Aoki Navarro, a composer and a 2019–2020 Radcliffe fellow, doesn’t recognize artistic boundaries.

Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstitutePhoto by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Endnote: The Past as Prologue

In December, 11th and 12th graders from TechBoston Academy explored Angela Davis: Freed by the People as part of a class, Co-Design English, that focuses on equity and activism.