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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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Documentary short on African-American Catholic music culture

This past winter break, I had the chance to travel to Mississippi on a research stipend through the Hurford Center in order to film a short documentary on African-American Catholic music culture in the Deep South. During the filming, I … Continue reading

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Thowback Thursday 5

Hi, guys! Happy Throwback Thursday #5! Today we’re taking a look at a Haverford course that was funded by the Center in the spring of 2010. The course, called African Masculinities, studied how race, gender, generation, and geography affect representations of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 4

Hi y’all! Today we’re going to talk about a Dialogues on Art trip to the Klein Gallery in Philadelphia to view ”Saving Faces” by Mark Gilbert. In this exhibit, the painter Mark Gilbert portrayed patients at the beginning, middle, and end … Continue reading

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Nobody, Anybody, Somebody

I got a chance to sit down with Pia Chakraverti-Wuerthwein & Abby Fullem, two members of the James House board, who organized the production Nobody’s Home here at Haverford. Abby & Pia brought this play to Haverford after seeing it in … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday 1

Hi, y’all! We’re Anna and Miriam, office assistants in the HCAH. We’re starting a series of weekly posts called Throwback Thursdays highlighting previous activities of the center. This week we’re looking at a student seminar from 2009-10. Educating Through Animation: … Continue reading

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