An Evening with Laverne Cox

An Evening with Laverne Cox

A large queue of Tri-Co community members and interested locals waited patiently for an hour outside Marshall Auditorium on Friday night in anticipation of a talk by Emmy-nominated transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox, who plays inmate Sophia Burset on the...
Fords Look at Careers in Business

Fords Look at Careers in Business

A group of alumni who are leading professionals in the business field returned to campus on November 1 to participate in the Fords in Business Conference: The Road from Haverford to Business School. Co-sponsored by the Center for Career & Professional Advising...
Reading Homer’s Iliad Together at Haverford

Reading Homer’s Iliad Together at Haverford

Nearly 3000 years old, Homer’s Iliad, a widely celebrated Greek epic poem spanning 24 books and 15,693 lines, is about the religion, history and legends of Ancient Greece. It tells the story of Achilles, the greatest warrior in Greece, King Agamemnon, and Prince...
‘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...