Programs: On-Campus Events Fund
Is there a global issue you would like to learn more about? Know of an exciting organization you would like to share with the Haverford community? Want to invite your favorite politician to campus or speak out about social injustices and initiate positive, peaceful steps toward change?
"GMGE was amazing. The symposium successfully integrated questions and involved students and faculty across interests, disciplines, and campuses. The screening and panels were intellectually rigorous and actively engaging. The concert was one of the best of this HaverGeneration.."
- Robin Riskin '12, organized "Ghanaian Music/Global Entrepreneurship"
In 2011-12, the Center sponsored a wide variety of campus events, including visits to campus by many distinguished speakers, music performances and film showings. Through the On-Campus Events Fund, we successfully supported 10 projects organized and led by students and faculty.
- "Ghanaian Music/Global Entrepreneurship", a tri-college symposium that explored questions and creative practices concerning global entrepreneurship in the Ghanaian music scene, featuring a concert, panel discussion, and a workshop with top musicians from Ghana.
- "Native American Women: Finding the Voice to Safeguard Mother Earth", a public talk featuring Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist, environmentalist, and author who discussed how Native American women have implemented their religious and spiritual heritage in conserving tribal land and culture.
- "Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of U.S. Policy", a public talk that featured two peace and social justice activists who shared their powerful photo-narrative project revealing the impact of U.S. policy on Nicaraguans from the 1980’s to the present.
Spring 2013 Application Deadlines: February 3, March 17, April 7, April 28
* Note: This fund is available to Bryn Mawr College students majoring at Haverford College for projects related to their major coursework.