Three Exhibitions: With and without Margaret Ralston Gest, a collection of three pop-up exhibits created by students enrolled in Visiting Assistant Professor John Muse’s course on “The Theory and practice of Exhibitions,” opened Friday night in Magill Library.
Wonder what’s going on at Haverford on a Friday night? A whole lot of singing, dancing, gaming, comedy, and more!
“The Vietnam War in Poetry: Ancient History or Prescient Harbinger?” a poetry reading by six American poets, who participated in the Vietnam War, was organized by President Daniel H. Weiss on November 11, Veteran’s Day. Their reading was part of a two-day conference, which included a panel discussion the next day.
A fine arts course that gives students the analytic tools necessary to understand how exhibitions work and practical experience making arguments with objects, images, texts, and events.
There was a packed house for trans activist and actress Laverne Cox’s on-campus speech, which was organized by the Students’ Council Speakers Committee,and Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA), on Friday night in Marshall Auditorium.
An English course that asks what is at stake for queer people in their persistent desires to build home, community, and social movements.
Alumni business professionals connected with current students at the “Fords in Business Conference” organized by the Center for Career and Professional Advising, and the Department of Economics.
An English course examining the cultural history of American responses to the death penalty through novels, poems, plays, essays, photographs, songs, cartoons, and films
Students and faculty gathered on October 29 for an all-day collaborative reading of Homer’s Iliad, organized by the Department of Classics.
On Friday, Oct. 24, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery celebrated the opening of its newest show, which features work across media by 13 artists and is the first exhibition in the U.S. devoted exclusively to the contemporary art of the Maghreb and its diaspora.
A political science course examining the historical and theoretical categories of gender and sexuality in Africa and the Middle East and analyzing the politics and power surrounding “othering.”
Last weekend Haverford welcomed back family, friends, and alumni to join the campus community in an event that combined the annual Friends & Family Weekend with the inaugural Young Alumni Homecoming and kick off of the College’s capital campaign, Lives That Speak.
A course introducing students to an array of progressive social movements that have reshaped the culture and politics of the United States over the past 60 years.
An English course that brings visual culture to bear on the study of American literature.
An economics course that explores different types of financial crises and delves deeply into the latest global financial crisis.
A history course that explores how early Americans shaped their environments, and, in turn, were shaped by their environments.
A biology course for non-majors that focuses on the various nodes of intersection between poisons—found in nature and man-made—and the history of human misery, including contemporary issues, such as the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.
(IR)REVERENCE, a multimedia conference celebrating African culture and the 50th Anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s novel Arrow of God, convened on the campuses of Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges this month.