Harvard University (videos of March 2017)

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1:12:49 “You Are An I”: On Elizabeth Bishop | Woodberry Poetry Room Pulitzer Prize-winner Megan Marshall presents passages from her biography Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast (Houghton Mifflin, 2017) and discusses how she developed the innovative structure...
1:26:33 Writers Speak | Jennifer Egan in conversation with Claire Messud Jennifer Egan is the author of The Invisible Circus, which was released as a feature film by Fine Line in 2001, Emerald City and Other Stories, Look at Me, nominated for the National Book Award in ...
1:09:26 Jeremy Eichler | War and the Soundscapes of Memory || Radcliffe Institute War and the Soundscapes of Memory
2016–2017 Julia S. Phelps Annual Lecture in the Arts and Humanities
As the generation with a living memory of the Second World War recedes, the critic and cultura...
1:11:13 Nick Horton: 2016 David K. Pickard Memorial Lecture Series “Big Ideas to Help Statistics Students Learn to Think with Data” by Nick Horton, the 2016 David K. Pickard Memorial Lecturer
1:26 Unraveling the mysteries of aging Research conducted by David Sinclair and colleagues shows that, in mice, treatment with the NAD precursor NMN mitigates age-related DNA damage and averts DNA damage from radiation exposure.
56:09 Keith Ellenbogen | Ocean Photography || Radcliffe Institute  The acclaimed photographer Keith Ellenbogen showcases his beautiful and compelling ocean-based wildlife images, including his recent exploratory work using high-speed photography and 360-degree imm... CC
1:25 A smartphone-based test for male fertility Investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed an automated smartphone-based diagnostic assay that offers an inexpensive way...
1:15:34 David Herskovits on "Against Mastery: On Knowing and Not-Knowing in the Theater" avid Herskovits is Founder/Artistic Director at Target Margin Theater.
Cosponsored with the American Repertory Theater.
1:35:44 Universities and Slavery | 5 of 5 | Slavery and Universities Globally || Radcliffe Institute SLAVERY AND UNIVERSITIES GLOBALLY
Max Price (5:06), Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town
Christiane Taubira (17:31), Former Minister of Justice (France)
Hilary Beckles (36:55), Vice-Chancell... CC
1:19:32 Universities and Slavery | 4 of 5 | Slavery and Harvard || Radcliffe Institute SLAVERY AND HARVARD
Sven Beckert (3:05), Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University
Alexandra Rahman ’12 (15:47), Student Contributor, Harvard and Slavery: Seeking a Forgotten History D... CC
15:29 Universities and Slavery | 3 of 5 | Poetry Reading || Radcliffe Institute POETRY READING
Natasha Trethewey RI '01 (4:15), Former United States Poet Laureate; Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing, Emory University
Introduced by: Vincent Brown RI ... CC
1:25:08 Universities and Slavery | 2 of 5 | Slavery and Universities Nationally || Radcliffe Institute SLAVERY AND UNIVERSITIES NATIONALLY
James T. Campbell (4:12), Edgar E. Robinson Professor in United States History, Stanford University
Adam Rothman (13:43), Professor of History, Georgetown Univ...CC
1:16:25 Universities and Slavery | 1 of 5 | Keynote || Radcliffe Institute WELCOME
Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Harvard University
Drew Gilpin Faust, President and Lincoln Profe... CC
1:59 One potato, two potato: Contemporary work at Harvard Art Museums On view in the Harvard Art Museums is a clever work by the conceptual Argentine artist Victor Grippo. “Analgoia I" incorporates a series of potatoes connected to electrodes and a meter that registe... CC
1:40:08 Jennifer Finney Boylan | Gender, Politics, and Imagination || Radcliffe Institute Gender, Politics, and Imagination: An Afternoon with Jennifer Finney Boylan,
A Schlesinger Library Event
Jennifer Finney Boylan (16:27), the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard ...
44:45 Karin B. Michels | Is Epigenetics Inherited? || Radcliffe Institute As part of the 2016–2017 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Karin B. Michels ’17 explains that epigenetics changes as a result of the environment we live in... CC
1:01 360° video from Harvard Housing Day Harvard College’s 2017 Housing Day sees freshmen, who spend their first year living in and around the Yard, sorted into one of Harvard’s 12 upperclass Houses.
2:02 PGP-Lumosity Memory Study Researchers at the Wyss Institute and the Personal Genome Project are using Lumosity games to evaluate memory functions and response times. The genomes of high performers will be sequenced, with th...
1:28:31 TRANSLATING CUBAN POETRY: A COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOP Poets and translators gathered for a collaborative translative intensive focused on the work of Cuban poet and journalist Jorge Olivera Castillo who is currently a visiting writer with Harvard Scho...
0:51 Harvard Commencement speaker Mark Zuckerberg asks Bill Gates for advice Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, will be the featured speaker at the Afternoon Program of Harvard’s 366th Commencement on May 25. CC
1:13:34 Gravitational Waves Found! | CfA A billion years ago, two black holes collided and merged, sending powerful ripples across the fabric of space-time. In 2015 those gravitational waves reached Earth and tickled the detectors of the ...
5:07 Discover the Humanities at Harvard Join our students, faculty, and alumni on an intellectual and creative journey to discover the Humanities at Harvard. Through dancing, playwriting, hip-hop, and literature, these personal stories ...CC
58:26 The 21st Century Cures Act: Implications for Research and Drug Development The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act has drawn both applause and criticism. A sweeping bipartisan effort with multiple components, the law dramatically boosts funding for medical research, par...
1:13:59 Kaleomanuiwa Wong | Polynesian Voyaging Society || Radcliffe Institute In 1975, when the Hōkūleʻa was built and launched from the shores of Hawaii and set course for the nearest landfall 2,500 miles away with no GPS, no compass, and no modern day navigational assistan... CC
1:30:09 The Environment Forum | Roy Scranton on "Arctic Ghosts: Ecocruising the Death Spiral" The Environment Forum at the Mahindra Center is convened by Robin Kelsey (Dean of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University) and Ian Jared Miller (Professor of History, Harvard University).

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