Who Belongs? | 1 of 4 | Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities

April 30, 2018
Who Belongs? | 1 of 4 | Rights, Duties, and Responsibilities

WELCOMING REMARKS
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

RIGHTS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES (12:55)
(20:23) Kari E. Hong, assistant professor of law, Boston College Law School

(37:39) Martha S. Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

(53:16) Tali Mendelberg, John Work Garrett Professor of Politics and director of the Program on Inequality at the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, Princeton University

Moderated by E.J. Dionne Jr., columnist, Washington Post; senior fellow in governance studies, Brookings Institution; and professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:12:41)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:28:31)

Who Belongs? | 2 of 4 | Borders, Boundaries, and Belonging

April 30, 2018
Who Belongs? | 2 of 4 | Borders, Boundaries, and Belonging

Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century

BORDERS, BOUNDARIES, AND BELONGING
(17:18) Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch

(43:00) Nilüfer Göle, professor of sociology, L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (France)

Moderated by Samantha Power, 2017–2018 Perrin Moorhead Grayson and Bruns Grayson Fellow, Radcliffe Institute; Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; professor of practice, Harvard Law School

AUDIENCE Q&A (1:03:14)

Who Belongs? | 3 of 4 | Keynote Reading and Conversation

April 30, 2018
Who Belongs? | 3 of 4 | Keynote Reading and Conversation

Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century

KEYNOTE READING AND CONVERSATION (2:00)

Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist, Interpreter of Maladies (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999), and professor of creative writing, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University (21:44)

Celeste Ng, New York Times best-selling author of Everything I Never Told You (Penguin Books, 2014) and Little Fires Everywhere (Penguin Press, 2017)

AUDIENCE Q&A (47:01)

Who Belongs? | 4 of 4 | The Gendered Politics of New Nationalisms

April 30, 2018
Who Belongs? | 4 of 4 | The Gendered Politics of New Nationalisms

Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century

THE GENDERED POLITICS OF NEW NATIONALISMS
(4:45) Joan C. Williams, distinguished professor of law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair, and director of the Center for WorkLife Law, UC Hastings College of the Law

(20:17) Jan Willem Duyvendak, distinguished research professor of sociology, University of Amsterdam

(35:45) Fatma Müge Göçek, professor of sociology and women's studies, University of Michigan

(52:20) Rina Verma Williams, associate professor of political science and affiliate faculty in women's, gender, and sexuality studies and Asian studies, University of Cincinnati

Moderated by David Gergen, faculty director of the Center for Public Leadership and public service professor of public leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:07:14)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:20:29)

CLOSING REMARKS (1:31:55)
Daniel Carpenter, faculty director of the social sciences program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Tomiko Brown-Nagin Named Dean of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

April 27, 2018
Tomiko Brown-Nagin named dean of Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, an expert in constitutional law and education law and policy and a leading historian on law and society, has been named dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard President Drew Faust announced today.

Brown-Nagin is the Daniel P. S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School (HLS) and a history professor in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and serves as director of the Law School's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, and co-director of its Law and History Program. She will assume responsibilities on July 1, succeeding Dean Lizabeth Cohen who has led the Institute since 2011.

Show and Tell: An Evening about Citizenship with Documentary Filmmakers

April 25, 2018
Show and Tell: An Evening about Citizenship with Documentary Filmmakers

The Radcliffe Institute conference "Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century" opens with a discussion about questions of citizenship and gender as expressed through film.

Three prominent filmmakers and a film critic discuss the portrayed (and real) experiences of women, men, and people of color as they seek the most fundamental rights of citizenship.

WELCOMING REMARKS
Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

CITIZENSHIP, GENDER, AND FILM (8:38)
(13:17) Cynthia López, former commissioner, City of New York Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; former executive vice president and co–executive producer, American Documentary and POV

(28:59) Heather Courtney, documentary filmmaker

(46:27) María Agui Carter, writer/director; assistant professor, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College

Moderated by Claudia Puig, president, Los Angeles Film Critics Association; former lead film critic, USA Today

PANEL DISCUSSION (1:06:16)
AUDIENCE Q&A (1:29:45)

The Writer and the Critic: Marilynne Robinson and James Wood in Conversation

April 24, 2018
The Writer and the Critic: Marilynne Robinson and James Wood in Conversation

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson (10:52)—acclaimed for the novels Housekeeping (1980), Gilead (2004), Home (2008), and Lila (2014)—participates in a conversation with the literary critic James Wood, professor of the practice of literary criticism at Harvard University and a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine.

Introduction by Lizabeth Cohen, dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This is the 2017–2018 Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities.

Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters) | Clarissa Tossin

April 23, 2018
Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters) by Clarissa Tossin

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Clarissa Tossin RI '18 shares a collection of her works that are linked together by the common themes of circulation and displacement, spanning a period of almost 10 years.

Tossin is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles, California.

Cultivating Art in a Garden on Brattle Street

April 17, 2018
Cultivating Art in a Garden on Brattle Street

On one of Cambridge's toniest streets, just across the road from the A.R.T., there is a rotating public art space called the Wallach Garden. Since 2013, the Radcliffe Institute Public Art Competition has brought three bold designs to life in this space. Now a fourth winning design has been announced, due to appear in 2019.

The Drama of Celebrity | Sharon Marcus

April 12, 2018
The Drama of Celebrity by Sharon Marcus

As part of the 2017–2018 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Sharon Marcus RI '18 shares material from her soon-to-be-completed book, in which she addresses such questions as "What is a celebrity?" "Have they always existed?" "And why do so many people care about them?"

Marcus teaches at Columbia University, where she is the Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature, specializing in 19th-century British and French culture. She is the 2017–2018 Elizabeth S. and Richard M. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

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