COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

Class name: “Early American Environmental History” Taught by: Visiting Assistant Professor of History Kate Mulry   Here’s what Mulry has to say about the course: The class is about the centrality of nature to human history. Too often, if we think about the environment...
(IR)REVERENCE Conference Explores African Culture

(IR)REVERENCE Conference Explores African Culture

  (IR)REVERENCE, a multimedia conference that combined literature and film with medicine and social science, convened on the campuses of Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges this month. This celebration of African culture, which ran Oct. 6-9, recognized...
COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

Class name: “Old Age in the Modern Age” Taught by: Librarian of the College Terry Snyder Here’s what Snyder has to say about the course: If we’re lucky, we all age. We want to “get old,” but societal messages suggest that no one really seems to be in a rush to...
COOL CLASSES: “The Earth: Ethics and Politics”

COOL CLASSES: “The Earth: Ethics and Politics”

Class name: “The Earth: Ethics and Politics” Taught by: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Thomas Donahue Here’s what Donahue has to say about the course: This course asks how we should deal with clashes among environmental values, economic...
‘Marx in Soho’ at Haverford

‘Marx in Soho’ at Haverford

Historian Howard Zinn’s  Marx in Soho: A Play on History, came to Haverford’s Blackbox Theatre in September with actor Bob Weick performing in the one-man show as Karl Marx.  The event was sponsored by the Department of History and Sociology, along with...