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Angela Davis Keynote Conversation

Angela Y. Davis delivered the keynote conversation with Neferti X. M. Tadiar at “Radical Commitments”, a conference hosted by the Radcliffe Center, using Davis’s life and work to incite discussion on the tradition of activism in the 20th century.


Angela Davis Speaks

During her keynote conversation, Angela Y. Davis said: "Who can imagine keeping that impulse to fight for freedom alive, generation after generation, after generation, handing it down. To me, that is the blackness with which I identify."


Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago, a feminist artist and figurehead of the 1970s American feminist art movement, visited the Radcliffe Institute to celebrate the launch of an online portal archiving her work — part of a collaborative archival project across three universities.


Agassiz Name on Harvard Campus Honors Not Louis Agassiz, But Wife and Son

A recent lawsuit accusing former zoology professor Louis Agassiz of using photos of slaves to promote racist ideologies has reignited conversations about his name and legacy, but, Harvard staff say the Agassiz name on campus honors the contributions of his wife and son rather than his own.


The Kings and Queens of Radcliffe

The sisters’ film project, six years in the making, emerged from one of Gabrielle Burton’s experiences: She attended a drag show starring her friend’s husband, aka Virginia West, an award-winning drag queen in Columbus, Ohio.


Drag Show Statement

The opening session of the Radcliffe Institute conference “Beyond Words: Gender and the Aesthetics of Communication” included live drag acts.


Labor Leader and Rights Advocate Dolores Huerta to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Prominent labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores C. Huerta will receive this year’s Radcliffe Medal, the highest honor given by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. It is given annually to an individual committed to “excellence, inclusion, and social impact."


Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, welcomes the audience to a panel titled "The Meaning of the Midterms: Who Counted? Who Voted?" Tuesday afternoon.


Radcliffe Institute Panel Unpacks 2018 Midterm Election

Four panelists discussed the role of female candidates in this year’s midterm elections with an audience of Harvard affiliates and Boston area residents Tuesday.


Radcliffe Institute Panel Unpacks 2018 Midterm Election

Four panelists discussed the role of female candidates in this year’s midterm elections with an audience of Harvard affiliates and Boston area residents Tuesday.


Africa Journalist Quist-Arcton talks Career, Female Empowerment at Radcliffe Institute

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, an award-winning Africa journalist, spoke about her career and female empowerment in Africa at the Radcliffe Institute Thursday.


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