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...
Who Are the Leftover Women of China?

Who Are the Leftover Women of China?

Author Leta Hong Fincher visited Haverford on September 25 for a guest lecture on her new book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China (2014). The event was hosted by the Chen Family Fund, the newly renamed Bi-College Department of East Asian...
Fishing for Social Good

Fishing for Social Good

  The efforts to transform the Cape Cod fishing industry into a sustainable local endeavor was the topic of “No More Deadliest Catch?,” a talk by Paul Parker and Nick Muto at Haverford last week. Sponsored by the Department of Economics, Microfinance and Impact...