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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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Summer at the Mütter

Hi, I’m Kate Monahan, and this summer I’m working at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, in their Historical Medical Library and Mütter Museum. In my first four weeks at the Mütter, I have: handled some medicinal leeches learned how … Continue reading

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Witches & Weather

This is an illustration of a famous English witch hunter, Matthew Hopkins. The creepy animals are ‘Imps’ or ‘Familiars,’ spirits/ embodiments of the devil that witches would send off to attack people and livestock! (Photo from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Hopkins) Hi! I’m CJ Morrison, … Continue reading

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Living the Pig Iron Life

Hey world, My name is Alice Thatcher and I’m a super-senior working at Pig Iron Theatre Company in Kensington, Philadelphia. As is the life of an intern, I’ll be working on several different projects this summer, including grant writing, social … Continue reading

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On the Stereo[graph]: Internship at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Returning my Tri-Pod ordered tomes on medieval medicine to Magill, clearing my computer of the multiple drafts of papers and paragraphs cluttering Word doc folders, and having taken my last trip to Haverford’s Special Collections, I felt a deep sense … Continue reading

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