Conversation with Deborah Roberts about Prometheus Bound

Conversation with Deborah Roberts about Prometheus Bound

HCAH PostBac Fellow Kelly Jung sat down with The William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor and Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature Deborah Roberts to discuss the upcoming reading of Prometheus Bound and her process of translation. Please join us at the reading 10/26 at 7pm in VCAM lounge!

Summer at CFG

Summer at CFG

Two unchanging rules of gallery exhibits: 1. Every show will have its own big or small problems 2. All problems will eventually be fixed and the show will open! Hi, I’m Kelly, and I am working as the intern for the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery this summer. Though I already work at CFG during the school year, I decided to stay in order to gain a more in depth experience of aspects of gallery work, especially in understanding how a show is built conceptually. First, let me introduce CFG a bit: there are five shows every year, each of them relating to Haverford’s curriculum in one way or another, and the final show featuring the fine arts seniors of Haverford and Bryn Mawr. Working at CFG has allowed art to be a constant presence in my college life, whether it is through talking to visitors about Adrian Blackwell’s sculpture, hanging art work during installation periods, or even just standing at openings and observing other visitors interact with the art work. My first task as a gallery summer assistant was to help set up for the alumni weekend show, which was a small open house for the HCAH and a showcase of the new VCAM (Visual Culture, Arts and Media) space that will be replacing Ryan Gym. The show consisted of different posters for the HCAH events, a boat made during the boat making workshop in May, part of the American Rubble show recreated, and videos of a couple student documentaries, as well as interviews with past CFG collaborators. At first, it all sounded pretty simple – just set up the...