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.
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.
A political science course that asks how we should deal with clashes among environmental values, economic growth, and people’s desires
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.
Author Leta Hong Fincher came to campus to speak about her book “Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China.”
Students learned about efforts to transform the Cape Cod fishing industry in a talk last week that was part of the speaker series Harnessing the Market for Environmental and Social Good.
A writing seminar in which Haverford students explore how sound shapes the human experience.
What’s the connection between philosophy, comedy, spirituality, and video games? They were all on the Haverford events calendar for a recent Friday night on campus.