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.
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University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
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,
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 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 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.
At a Radcliffe Institute event, AI expert Timnit Gebru discussed the field of ethical artificial intelligence and challenges to sustainable research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, launched by University President Lawrence S. Bacow in November 2019, plans to organize a series of events in the coming months before presenting its findings in April.
The dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, discussed the launch of her new book at a virtual event hosted Friday evening.
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will expand its “#metoo Digital Media Collection,” a project that began in 2017 to cumulate the digital footprint of the social media driven #MeToo movement.
The Harvard Radcliffe Institute celebrated the work of Eileen Southern — the first African American woman tenured in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences — in a webinar Monday.
Radcliffe fellow Steven Phelps, a professor of integrative biology at the University of Texas at Austin, discussed his research on intimate attachments between animals during a presentation Wednesday afternoon.
Joan R. Najita ’85, a fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute, challenged the widely-held understanding of how planets form at a virtual research presentation on Wednesday.
Experts on artificial intelligence discussed the future of AI, its ethical implications, and its practical applications at a virtual symposium hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.
The Schlesinger Library plans to continue its digitization efforts and diversify its collection as staff members return to in-person work.
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin discussed the future of American democracy and the role women have played in modern electoral politics at a virtual event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute on Thursday.
Artist Tomashi Jackson and Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin discussed Brown II — Jackson’s new exhibition — to promote the Institute’s Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, which aims to understand Harvard’s historical ties to slavery.
‘A New Window to the Universe’: Radcliffe Institute Reflects on Scientific History of Gravitational Waves
Dean of the MIT School of Science Nergis Mavalvala – one of the astrophysicists who first directly detected gravitational waves – gave a lecture on the scientific history of gravitational waves Tuesday at an event hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.