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Lettres de cachet and Eighteenth Century Crime

I am here in Paris for the summer, assisting Professor Graham with her research on debauchery in eighteenth century France. She is writing a book, Debauchery and Enlightenment in Eighteenth Century France, that looks at debauchery from a variety of different … Continue reading

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Intro to Influenza at the Mütter Museum

This summer, I’m working at the Mütter Museum  of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (fun fact: if you’re like me and don’t know how to pronounce the German umlaut, you can pronounce the ü like “oo”, according to their … Continue reading

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The Seventh Ward, Food Deserts and More

This summer I’m lucky enough to be a research assistant for The Ward project at the University of Pennsylvania. One of the cool things about this project is how open-ended it is; essentially it is a continuation of W.E.B. DuBois’ … Continue reading

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Secret Handshakes, Dystopias, and the Hurford Center

Armed with coffee and bagels, fellow HCAH Office Assistant Anna Mehta ’17 and I spent Friday morning on April 17th sewing electrical circuitry to gloves. Don’t worry, enough coffee was consumed that noone was electrocuted. Anna and I were two of many … Continue reading

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American Rubble: Hushed Light Situations and Rubble Scans

As I am swept along by “the quarter that gives no quarter” (in the words of James Weissinger) I find myself nostalgic for a certain brisk winter evening first semester, where I got to eat popcorn, browse postcards, and immerse … Continue reading

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Summer-Sponsored by HCAH, And Now He Has a Job: Jacob Horn ’13 Tells All

1. How did your job grow out of your internship? Who did you have to talk to? I was an intern [Sponsored by the Hurford Center] in the Whitney’s Publications department shortly before the Editorial Assistant position opened up. Getting … Continue reading

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Mixtape Monday

Welcome back from spring break! To get you back in the groove, let’s listen to some neat tunes specially selected by some of the Hurford Center’s student employees. Miriam Hwang-Carlos, ’17 I’m sending you “Somos Sur” by Ana Tijoux featuring … Continue reading

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Go see “Sea Change” before it changes

“Sea Change,” at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, documents and displays havoc wreaked by natural disasters in a strikingly clear, artistic manner. As Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber says in Haverford’s video on “Sea Change,” “You see places that are undone … Continue reading

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John Muse on STRANGE TRUTH

STRANGE TRUTH is a film series at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute and Haverford College that starts this very Wednesday. The series is organized by Professors Vicky Funari (Artist in Residence), Joshua Moses (Anthropology), and John Muse (Independent College Programs). … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Philly Zine Fest

“I work at a bakery across the street, and I saw more alternative-looking people around the Rotunda than usual, so I decided to check it out” – Haverford alum on her reasons for visiting the zine fest On November 9, … Continue reading

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