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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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Brian Dettmer takes books to a new level

We’ve all experienced books, seen them shaped on paper and screen, and felt them shape us. But never like this. Haverford, prepare to experience books in a whole new way. Sculptor and book enthusiast Brian Dettmer comes to Haverford College … Continue reading

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The Invisible “Page”: Children’s Plays in Kijimuna Festa

I love the pages inside a book, the way it opens, directs, conceals and surprises. I wonder how the stage may perform a similar magic to that of a page and especially in theater for young children. Before heading Okinawa, … Continue reading

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PHC’s Erie “SpeakEasy: A Networking Mix and Mingle”

During the second week of my internship with the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) I provided support for PHC’s first ever “SpeakEasy: A Networking Mix and Mingle.” The event afforded members of the humanities community the opportunity to network with each … Continue reading

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Wrapping up my summer internship with the Philadelphia Orchestra Association (POA)

  With July wrapping up and my mind becoming increasingly focused on salt water, school, and selecting where to apply for post-secondary education, I would like to reflect on my time as a Development Intern with the Philadelphia Orchestra Association … Continue reading

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Du Bois Project – Updates!

Hi all, it’s Alexandra again writing to update you from The Du Bois project here at Penn. (www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMB57_Tindley_Temple) Since my last post, it’s been a busy and wonderful couple weeks! I love this work because I am constantly able to … Continue reading

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