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Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Race

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.

President Bacow Speaks at Conference on Legacies of Slavery
Radcliffe Institute

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.

Vic Clay Police Chief
Crime

At Harvard Legacy of Slavery Event, HUPD Chief Says Modern Law Enforcement Practices are ‘Outdated’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University Police Department Chief Victor A. Clay said current law enforcement recruitment and training practices are “outdated and ineffective," calling for police departments to reform during a webinar hosted Thursday by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Harvard Yard Bricks
College

‘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,

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Music

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.

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Food and Drink

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.

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Harvard Law School

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.

Mira Nair Archives
Radcliffe Institute

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.

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Radcliffe Institute

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.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Commencement

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.

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Books

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.

Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds
FAS

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.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Radcliffe Institute

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.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Central Administration

Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery Initiative Plans Events for the Spring

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.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Harvard Law School

Radcliffe Dean Discusses Book Celebrating Life of Civil Rights Lawyer Constance Baker Motley

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.

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