Author Archives: Miriam Hwang-Carlos

Strategies of Vision: Mellon Creative Resident Riva Lehrer

I walked into a small Stokes classroom and discovered an unexpectedly busy hustle and bustle of students setting up extra chairs around the table. Last week I had the opportunity to sit in on Mellon Creative Resident Riva Lehrer’s talk … Continue reading

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Blowing My Cover

Now that my FringeArts internship is winding down (this is my last week), I think it’s time to come clean. You may have thought that I took this internship because of my love of the arts, my affection for editing, … Continue reading

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Summer at the Fringe

Hey guys, I’m Miriam, and this summer I’m interning at FringeArts, funded by the good ol’ Hurford Center. Yep, interning at FringeArts involves many tasks, and one of those tasks is bunny-drawing. FringeArts is a performing arts organization in Philadelphia, best known … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 11

Hi guys! It’s Thursday again, and today we’re talking about an art show in James House. The HCAH Student Arts Fund enables a variety of artistic endeavors, including the mounting of exhibitions. In April 2009, James House displayed work by … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 10

Whazzup, peeps? Back this week with a Student Seminar. Lucky for you, the HCAH has just released next fall’s student seminars, so read on and think about how awesome your fall could be.   Lewis Bauer (’06 English) led the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 9

Welcome to another Thursday! Today we’re talking about the symposium, “Romancing Passing – Race, Gender, and Nation in Cinema.” In the second year of a Mellon Fellowship, each fellow stages a symposium or forum relating to their area of study. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 8

Hi, y’all! It’s that time of week again! Today we’re going to take a look at one of the past courses sponsored by the center.   The course, “The Spirit and the Psyche: Spiritualism, Symbolism, Surrealism,” compared  three artistic movements … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 7

Hey guys! We’re back with another Throwback Thursday. Today’s topic: Dialogues on Art. In this Dialogues on Art trip, a group of faculty and students went to the Institute of Contemporary Art to see the exhibit, “Mike’s World: Michael Smith … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 6

Hello again! We’re back with this semester’s series of Throwback Thursdays.   This week, we’re talking about a student seminar called “Mining the Folktale,” led by Justin Dainer-Best ’09 (English, Psychology). The seminar delved into questions such as what constitutes a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 2

Hi everyone! It’s Anna and Miriam again, back with another Throwback Thursday. This week we’re focusing on a student Reading Group. The Ancient Greek Lyric Poetry Group, 2007-08, discussed poets including Sappho, pictured above. This Reading Group filled a void … Continue reading

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