COOL CLASSES: “Sport and Society”

COOL CLASSES: “Sport and Society”

Born of a 2001 trip to Cuba with the Haverford baseball team, this history course examines the interrelationship of sport and society from a historical perspective and on a global scale, including a focus on key issues that have shaped the Olympic Games and the World Cup.

COOL CLASSES: “Food and Religion”

COOL CLASSES: “Food and Religion”

This course explores the role of food in religious beliefs and practices, including the role of food in religious rituals, the connection between religious foodways and religious identities, and the ethics of food production and consumption.

COOL CLASSES: “The Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art”

COOL CLASSES: “The Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art”

This visual studies course explores the specific mid-20th-century movement of “conceptual art,” as well as its progenitors and its progeny. Students study the founding manifestos, canonical works, and critical appraisals, as well as develop tightly structured studio practica to embody the former research.