Healthcare Activist Ophelia Dahl Named 2023 Radcliffe Medal Recipient
Ophelia M. Dahl, a healthcare and social justice advocate who co-founded the nonprofit Partners in Health, will receive the 2023 Radcliffe Medal in late May, the Harvard Radcliffe Institute announced Thursday morning.
Author Jennifer Boylan Discusses Experience with Gender Transition at Harvard Radcliffe Lecture
Author Jennifer F. Boylan discussed her experience with gender transition and the topic of revision and reinvention at a Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study lecture last Thursday.
Artist Mary Lum Debuts New Exhibition at Radcliffe Institute Lecture
Artist Mary Lum discussed the inspiration and research behind her new exhibition at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at an online lecture Monday.
Fifty Years After Roe Decision, Harvard Radcliffe Institute Hosts Conference on Abortion in America
Hundreds gathered at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for a two-day conference about abortion rights and legislation in the United States on Thursday evening and Friday.
Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Consequences of U.S. Gun Industry on Mexico
Ieva Jusionyte, a Maury Green Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, discussed the impact of the United States gun industry on violence in Mexico at a virtual event hosted by Radcliffe on Wednesday.
Black Alumni Reflect on if Harvard was ‘Worth It’ at Radcliffe Institute Event
Black alumni discussed their experiences as Harvard students and their thoughts on the College’s past actions during the “Beyond ‘Fair Harvard’: Perspectives from Black Alumni” event on Tuesday.
The Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library unveiled a new exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a landmark Supreme Court decision.
Schlesinger Library Opens Exhibit on the History of Abortion in America
The Radcliffe Institute opened its new exhibit last Monday, presenting the history of abortion in the United States spanning the decades prior to the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade to this year’s reversal of the 1973 decision.
Radcliffe Launches Five-Year Focus on Climate Change with Symposium of Interdisciplinary Scholars
A panel of activists, scientists, and journalists discussed the human impacts of climate change at an event hosted last Friday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Radcliffe Fellow Tsitsi Dangarembga Discusses the Consequences of Colonialism on Zimbabweans at Virtual Event
Tsitsi Dangarembga, a Radcliffe Institute Joy Foundation Fellow, discussed current crises facing Zimbabweans and their roots in colonialism in Southern Africa at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute.
Radcliffe Fellow Emil’ Keme Discusses Indigenous Perspectives on Environmentalism at Virtual Event
Emil’ Keme, a 2022-2023 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, discussed Indigenous Yanomami attitudes toward the Amazon rainforest and approaches to environmental conservation at a Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study event Wednesday afternoon.
Radcliffe Institute Welcomes New Cohort of Fellows
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study welcomed its new cohort of fellows last week, who will tackle a range of year-long projects from waste management strategies to feminist poetry.
President Bacow Speaks at Conference on Legacies of Slavery
Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke at a conference called “Telling the Truth about All This: Reckoning with Slavery and Its Legacies at Harvard and Beyond,” held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.
At Radcliffe Conference, Bacow Pledges to Dedicate Resources to ‘Repair the Damage’ of Harvard’s Slavery Ties
In light of the release of a long-awaited report that detailed the “integral” role slavery played in shaping Harvard, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study held a conference Friday to discuss how the school can address its history.
At Harvard Legacy of Slavery Event, HUPD Chief Says Modern Law Enforcement Practices are ‘Outdated’
Harvard University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
‘If These Bricks Could Speak’: Harvard Yard Art Installation Displays Student-Carved Bricks
Throughout the month of April, student-carved bricks will sit in Harvard Yard as part of an art installation aiming to represent the role students play in shaping the University,
Music Scholars Discuss the Legacy of Harvard Professor Eileen Southern at Radcliffe Event
Scholars explored the legacy of Eileen Southern, the first African American woman tenured in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, at a virtual event hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Culinary Historian Michael Twitty Discusses African American Food Culture at Radcliffe Institute
Culinary author and historian Michael W. Twitty delivered a lecture on African and African American food history at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Thursday.
Filmmaker Mira Nair Donates Archive Collection to Harvard's Schlesinger Library
Filmmaker and director Mira Nair ’79 donated her professional archive — including photographs, film scripts, and journals — to the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study’s Schlesinger Library.
Legal Experts Speak at Radcliffe Institute on 50th Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment’s Senate Passage
Leading legal experts discussed the decades-long campaign for the adoption of the Equal Rights Amendment at a virtual panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Tuesday, which marked the 50th anniversary of the ERA’s passage through the U.S. Senate.
AI Expert Calls for a Shift to Ethical AI Research at Radcliffe Institute Event
At a Radcliffe Institute event, AI expert Timnit Gebru discussed the field of ethical artificial intelligence and challenges to sustainable research.
Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Chosen for 2022 Radcliffe Medal
Sherrilyn Ifill, an influential civil rights lawyer who leads the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will receive the 2022 Radcliffe Medal, Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced last Friday.
Radcliffe Fellow W. Ralph Eubanks Discusses the Mississippi Delta
Writer, journalist, and Radcliffe fellow W. Ralph Eubanks spoke about the cultural heritage and history of the Mississippi Delta at an online lecture hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Tuesday evening.
At Anita Hill Book Talk, Former Harvard College Dean Says She Regrets Signing Comaroff Letter
Former Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds said at an event Thursday she regrets initially signing onto a letter that questioned the results of misconduct investigations into professor John L. Comaroff, who is accused of sexual harassment.
New Harvard Class Explores the School's Legacy of Slavery
A new Harvard Graduate School of Education class is developing a series of case studies as a part of the 2019 Presidential Initiative on Harvard & The Legacy of Slavery.