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Portraiture, Disability, and Identity: Explorations with Mellon Creative Resident Riva Lehrer

Mellon Creative Resident Riva Lehrer is returning to Haverford this Thursday to deliver her lecture, “Jarred: Self-Portrait in Formaldehyde”, inspired by an encounter with a fetal specimen at the mutter museum. Riva has exhibited her work in museums and galleries across … Continue reading

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Play with your Art (Crosslisted: CRYPTIC/CORRUPT)

For the most part, if you’re a college student now, you’re a generation that grew up post-arcade. There was one relatively near where I grew up that was a hotspot for birthday parties, but we never went just to hang … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Courses by the Hurford Center

Hello there! As you scroll through the course catalog this week, contemplating which classes to take, consider the classes sponsored or supported by the Hurford Center! Affirmations of Life: Lucretius, Spinoza, and Nietzsche in the eyes of Gilles Deleuze M … Continue reading

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THE NEW JAMES HOUSE: a tour!

Welcome to a tour of the newly renovated and updated James House! Enjoy the virtual tour by Courtney Lau ’17, a member of the James House board! Don’t forget to turn up the volume.

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“The Spiritual Garden” comes to a close

On the last day of “The Spiritual Garden,” Prof. Hee Sook Kim was kind enough to answer some questions I had about the exhibit. 1) What do you feel are the advantages and disadvantages of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery space, … Continue reading

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Prof Roy Ben-Shai talks time, movies, and grocery stores

Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow Roy Ben-Shai is a busy man: in addition to teaching his class “Time After Time: Temporality in Film and Continental Philosophy,” he is part of the faculty seminar “Revision/How Time Passes” and is leading a Crosslisted … Continue reading

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Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

My self-summary: I’m Katy and I’m the Hurford Center’s new Digital Media Assistant! I’m a sophomore studying English and Gender and Sexuality Studies. I love cities; I’m from NYC and I love exploring Philadelphia. I’m an enthusiastically bad dancer. I love all … Continue reading

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Everything you have wondered about WAKE

In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, spilling 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Four years later, WAKE, a 23-minute documentary, meditates on the continued presence of the oil industry in southern Louisiana. Created during summer 2014 by … Continue reading

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“The Spiritual Garden” opens at the CFG

For weeks Haverford students have been running into the powerful red posters for Hee Sook Kim’s exhibit at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, “The Spiritual Garden”. The exhibition opening proved to be just as beautiful and impactful as the poster. Wandering … Continue reading

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Ze comiques are ‘ard to translet

As everyone is moving back in to Haverford and gearing up for a new year, it is pretty weird to see it all happening from far, far away, in my little world of panels and speech balloons in Paris. Despite … Continue reading

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