Organized by the Muslim Student’s Association, human rights advocate and lawyer, Qasim Rashid, gave a lecture at Haverford on April 23 in response to the anti-Muslim posted on SEPTA buses in Philadelphia this month.
Mellon Creative Resident Katherine McCanless Ruffin, the Book Studies and Book Arts Program director at Wellesley College, spent a week on campus in February giving workshops and lectures on early papyrus making and letterpress printing, and talking about why making things matters.
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.
The creator and writer of influential blog The Dish spoke on campus on Feb. 8 at the invitation of the Students Council Speakers Committee.
A standing-room only crowd packed Sharpless Auditorium to hear Miko Peled, author of The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, speak about his path to becoming a peace activist.