Cool Classes

A recurring Haverblog series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

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Where They're Headed

A blog series reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014.

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What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of members of the Class of 2014. 

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An Evening with Laverne Cox

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.

Fords Look at Careers in Business

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.

Memory, Place, Desire Opens In The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

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.

COOL CLASSES: “Crises”

An economics course that explores different types of financial crises and delves deeply into the latest global financial crisis.

(IR)REVERENCE Conference Explores African Culture

(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.

COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

A history and anthropology course, taught by the librarian of the College, that provides a survey on the history of aging in the United States from the 17th through the 20th centuries.

‘Marx in Soho’ at Haverford

Historian Howard Zinn’s engaging play, ‘Marx in Soho’ comes to Haverford. The show offers a passionate defense of Karl Marx’s ideas and their importance for contemporary America.