Harvard Radcliffe Institute introduces new cohort of exploratory seminar programs

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Harvard Radcliffe Institute has selected a new cohort of Exploratory Seminar programs for the academic year. Representing numerous academic disciplines and applying bold cross-disciplinary perspectives, faculty applicants hold appointments in nine Harvard schools. The awardees — all Harvard faculty members or Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellows — will gather in intensive seminar settings over the course of the year to explore novel fields of interdisciplinary research and inquiry. Radcliffe seminars have supported hundreds of scholars, practitioners, and artists as they engage in rich multidisciplinary discussions to reimagine the boundaries of knowledge learning and explore the possibilities of social change through applied with diverse stakeholders. Seminars in 2021–2022 include:

  • Curating Contemporary Art, Film, and Media in the University, led by David Joselit, professor of art, film, and visual studies at Harvard University; Joana Pimenta, director of the Film Study Center at Harvard University; Haden Guest, director of the Harvard Film Archive; and Dan Byers, director of the Harvard Carpenter Center for Visual Arts

View a full list of the 2021–2022 Exploratory Seminars. Harvard faculty members and Radcliffe fellows are welcome to apply now to lead exploratory seminars during the academic year 2022–2023. Applications will be accepted until Oct. 12, 2021. For more information about leading an exploratory seminar, visit the Harvard Radcliffe Institute website.