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Fall 2015 Students Arts Fund Recap

During the Fall 2015 semester, the Hurford Center’s Student Arts Fund supported a variety of projects, ranging from stage performances to artwork pieces. Students described the overall concept of their project in a proposal, with which the Hurford Center’s staff, … Continue reading

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New Wall in Our Heads film!

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Q & A with Professor Ben-Shai on his Spring 2016 Course!

The Hurford Center is offering several amazing classes next semester, one of which will be Professor Roy Ben-Shai’s “Between Being and the Gods: Heidegger and the Art of Thinking.” We asked him some questions about the course and would like … Continue reading

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A New Video and A New Exhibit

For all those who didn’t get a chance to see “The Past is A Foreign Country” at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, and for those who did see it and would like to revisit it – you’re in luck! Check out … Continue reading

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Monument Lab Returns to Philadelphia

This Thursday – tomorrow!! – Monument Lab, a project headed by Associate Professor Paul Farber and partially sponsored by HCAH, returns! In this iteration, Monument Lab is part of Design Philadelphia downtown. In its own words, Monument Lab asks, “Through … Continue reading

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New Post-Bac Fellow!

Christine Dickerson is the new Post-Baccalaureate Fellow with the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities. She attended Bryn Mawr College, majoring in the History of Art with an emphasis in film theory and production. As a working filmmaker, Christine … Continue reading

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Friends of Mauerpark

Last year, when I was studying abroad in Berlin, I was living with a host family ten minutes by foot from Mauerpark. I had heard that Sundays at Mauerpark were a fun time — with a flea market, karaoke, street musicians – but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Theatrics at a City Council Meeting

Recently, I added a post to the forum which detailed the new cultural asset map which was being developed to help plan a new cultural district in Chester PA. Since then, a few events have occurred which have helped circulate information … Continue reading

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Making a Timeline of Colonial Valley Zapotec Documents

As I wrote about about in July, I work as an RA on the Ticha Project (an online text database for Colonial Valley Zapotec) with Professor Brook Lillehaugen.  Most of my RA work is directly with the documents: photographing the … Continue reading

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why education is important: sentimentalism and other shenanigans

Do you know that feeling when you’re running around for a whole day, and when you finally sit down on your couch at home, you realize that you’ve actually been running around for about two months straight? Yes, I’m happy to say that … Continue reading

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