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Christine Sun Kim Performs at Haverford College

Christine Sun Kim Performs at Haverford College

Artist Christine Sun Kim performed as part of the exhibition What Can a Body Do? curated by Amanda Cachia for the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. In this video, Kim discusses her interest in sound, its use in her work, as well as her experience as an exhibiting artist.

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Brian Dettmer: Elemental
Brian Dettmer: Elemental

Watch as sculptor Brian Dettmer creates an original work for Haverford—a carved edition of Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy.

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Shades of Occupation: Iraq After 10 Years
Shades of Occupation: Iraq After 10 Years

The 2013 interdisciplinary Mellon Symposium, organized by Zainab Saleh, was held on the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq as a venue to examine multiple dimensions of the decade-long occupation.

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  • The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting Student Office Assistant Applications for 2014-15. We seek sharp, organized students with keen editorial eyes and a general interest in the arts & humanities. Conversely, we’re also looking for sharp, organized students with keen editorial eyes who don’t quite know what the arts & humanities are (but would like to learn).
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    The Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks student applicants for the position of Media Assistant for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • The Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities (HCAH) and the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) invite faculty proposals for a joint International Arts Student Internship (IASI) for Summer 2015.
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    Experience James Turrell’s “The Skyspace,” an installation at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House
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    Experience James Turrell’s “The Skyspace,” an installation at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House
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    Body Text is Haverford’s student-written, student-edited academic journal, sponsored by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.
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    The student-edited journal Margin publishes themed critical essays, reviews, creative writing, and visual media from the wider academic community.
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    This Fall, the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to sponsor a documentary video workshop for faculty, staff, students, and members of the general public, to be taught by documentary filmmaker and Artist in Residence Vicky Funari.
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    Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery is pleased to announce its 2014/15 exhibits: Hee Sook Kim: The Spiritual Garden; Memory, Place, Desire: Contemporary Art of the Maghreb and Mahgrebi Diaspora; Zoe Strauss: Sea Change; and Arqueologías de destrucción 1958 - 2014.
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    This summer, the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities (HCAH) will support 27 students across a range of internships, faculty assistantships, and research and media production fellowships.
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    Call For Applications. Offers up to four students the opportunity to envision and produce a short documentary film in collaboration with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Helen White on the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico coast. DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 5:00pm
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    The call for submissions is open for the third annual Tri-Co Film Festival! Selected student works will be shown at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on Thursday, May 1, at 7pm.
  • Kathy Boccella from the Philadelphia Inquirer visits "Prison Obscura," the new Cantor Fitzgerald Exhibit presented by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities
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    Margin Topic for Spring 2014: Cash. Successful submissions will ultimately be transferable across media, disciplines, and cultural traditions. Deadline for submission: 11:59 p.m., Friday February 14.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed for Winter Break. We'll be reopening for the curator talk and opening reception of Prison Obscura Friday, January 24, 2014, 4:30pm-7:30pm
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    Due to the weather, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed on December 10, 2013. We will reopen December 11, 2013 at 11 a.m.

    We apologize for any inconveniences.
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    Friday, 12/6, noon, outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Margin celebrates the release of its new issue Deploying Terror with author readings and an open faculty-student dialogue on all things terrifying.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, December 2 at 11 a.m.
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    Friday 11/22, noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Michael Rushmore '14 shares insights into stikman, Philadelphia's most prolific anonymous public artist, after having curated a show of stikman's work at the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, where he recently completed a HCAH Self-Designed Internship.
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    Friday 11/15, noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery HCAH Philly Partners intern Kate Monahan ’14 spills her guts about working at The Mütter Museum of medical history
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    Monday, November 11, 4:15PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: A roundtable conversation about media change, legibility, and materiality in contemporary art and culture.
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    Tuesday, November 12, 4:30 pm in Stokes 102: A visitor for Honglan Huang's Student Seminar "Text, Image, and Beyond: the Architecture of Book Space," David Wiesner will give an informal a talk followed by an informal reception in James House.
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    The Hurford Center invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to begin Fall 2014. We seek scholars interested in discourses of time, revision and reconciliation. Area of specialization is open, but might include philosophy, history, political science, anthropology, literature, history of art, music, sociology and cultural studies, among other possibilities. Deadline: January 13, 2014 .
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    Saturday 11/9/13, 7-8pm, James House: A mysterious voice, baby turtles, tea, a game show, surprise guests, a flock of birds, and a coyote all become bedfellows in "Nobody's Home", a multi-sensory meditation on the nature of nothingness, performed for an extraordinary audience in an ordinary bedroom.
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    Friday, 11/8, noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion & Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Donovan Schaefer talks poststructuralism, feminism, and the new new atheism.
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    Friday, 11/1, noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Whitehead Campus Center: Public conversation with Undergraduate Fellows Honglan Huang ’16, Josh Bucheister ’14, Aaron Madow ’14, Dan Wriggins ’14, and Alex Jacobs ’14, leaders of HCAH Student Seminars THE DEPTHS OF FEAR; TEXT, IMAGE, BEYOND; and HOW WE TALK ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST.
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    Applications being accepted now! Re:Humanities is the first national digital humanities conference of, for, and by undergraduates, now in its fourth year. Our theme for 2014 is "Play. Power. Production." #rehum14 Watch the recap of Re:Hum'13!
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    Friday, 10/25, 1 PM outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Body Text journal release party with featured writers Neilay Shah ’14, Ryan Rebel ’14, and Micah Walter ’14.
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    Friday, October 25, 2013–December 15, 2013, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Sculptor Brian Dettmer’s Elemental begins and ends as raw material, the physical texts that remain when histories and books slip away into the bits and bytes of the information age.
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    Monday, October 7, 5:30pm, Stokes 106: The College is reimagining the Old Gym as a space where students, staff, and faculty from across the three divisions can come together through curricular filmmaking, installation, screening, 3D printing, and other co-curricular modes of ‘making,’ as well as generally gather and hang out. Discuss potential plans for the space and help imagine its future role on campus!
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    Tuesday, October 1, 6:00PM, DC Swarthmore Room: Killer digital maps, data visualization, infographics, pivot tables, making the best citations known to humanity, your online privacy... and (not) much more. In one hour.
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    Friday, 10/4, Noon, outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Engaging Space, Line, and Language: Mellon Creative Resident Pato Hebert explores our relationship with words, graphic narrative, and text interventions.
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    Saturday, October 5th, Ryan Gym. 11:00 AM: Meet and Greet with refreshments; 12:00 PM: Official Start! Mellon Creative Resident Pato Hebert will lead a 24-hour workshop in Ryan Gym in which participants from the Tri-Colleges will create their own comic books from scratch.
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    Up to $5000 per semester to mount exhibitions; stage performances; make films; record music; organize workshops; realize a creative thesis project; buy art supplies; etc. etc. etc. Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 3, 2013. Applications will be reviewed and approved prior to these final deadlines, and there is no guarantee that funding for the semester will be left by those final deadlines--submit your proposal *as soon as possible.*
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    Tuesday, 10/8/13, 6PM–7PM, Dining Center Swarthmore Room: MAKING MOVIES? THAT IS SO 2019. A fast-forward crash course on the people and resources to help you remake the world in your image.
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    Application Deadline: Friday, October 25th Provides up to $3500 to support student creators, performers, filmmakers, technicians, designers, directors, composers, musicians, performance artists, and mixed-media installation artists to create challenging performance or filmic works. The recipient of the grant should plan the performance/screening for sometime during the 2013-14 academic year.
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    Tuesday, 9/24/13, 6PM–7PM, Dining Center Swarthmore Room: 60 minutes of WORDS WORDS WORDS! IDEA ⇒ RESEARCH ⇒ WRITE ⇒EDIT ⇒PUBLISH (!??)
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    Friday, 9/20, Noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Andy Cornell, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Professor of American Studies, will argue that, far from espousing chaos or mindless violence, anarchist political philosophy shares much in common with the values and ethos expressed in Haverford's academic and social honor code.
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    Wed. October 2, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Mellon Creative Resident Laura Swanson examines gender identity, difference, and visual culture with students from Bryn Mawr and Haverford.
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    Thursdays, 9 - 10pm, Woodside Cottage: PRG discusses poetry the way we all found it first: outside of the classroom. Bring a few copies of a poem (your own or someone else's) that you like/don't like/want to talk about. More info: Naomi Goodman, ngoodman@haverford.edu Brian Brown, bbrown@haverford.edu.
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    Saturday, September 21st, 2013, Doors at 6:30pm; Show at 7pm, Marshall Auditorium: A thought-provoking romantic comedy that tactfully addresses stereotypes, prejudices, and urban myths that exist between African Americans and Latinos, within the context of Hip-Hop, humor, and satire.
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    Friday, 9/13, Noon - 1 p.m. outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: CJ Morrison ’15 and Darin Hayton (History) conjure up witchcraft and prodigious weather in early modern Europe.
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    Wednesday, 9/18/13 7pm - 8:30pm, Magill Library, Philips Wing: Building on last year's electrifying array of micro-presentations, Lightning Talks Round III features 20 faculty, students, and staff who use, abuse, accept, reject, and question digital technology, each speaking for 2 minutes (with some thunder breaks mixed in). If you haven’t seen or participated in one before—they’re often exhilarating, hilarious, and yes, brief!
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    Open to Haverford Faculty, Staff, and Students and Members of the Community. This three-session workshop offers training in the basics of documentary production. Deadline to Apply: 5 p.m. on Friday, September 20th.
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    Propose a talk by midnight on Tuesday 9/10
    Event: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 7pm, Magill Library Philips Wing

    SAVE AS: Lightning Talks--digitally-minded 2-minute micro-presentations on topics like animation in a digital world, tumblr and intellectual property rights, the user paradox, and yes, even a brain-melting meta-lesson on how to give a good presentation in two minutes.
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    The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out. This fall, we're proud to host a unique group of renowned artists, who, together with faculty and students, will explore topics ranging from memory and music to perceptions of difference and culinary history.
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    Monday, September 16, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Susan Hagen will talk about four series of sculptures in wood that represent her expansive, Whitman-like respect for the range and complexity of the human condition and her interest in social justice.
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    The Gallery is seeking Gallery Assistants for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Gallery Assistants will assist the Exhibitions Coordinator in all facets of gallery and exhibition management. To Apply: Download the digital application and return to the Co-Managers of the gallery: Michael (mrushmor@haverford.edu) & Pia (pchakrav@haverford.edu).
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    Tuesday, September 17, 6:00PM, Stokes 102: Meet the staff of the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities and learn about Internships, Student Seminars, the Student Arts Fund, the Lutton Fund for Performing Arts, and many other opportunities. Dinner provided.
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    Apply to be a HCAH Media Assistant, Mellon Creative Residencies Media Assistant, or HCAH Office Assistant.
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    Monday, 9/9 at 4:15pm in Stokes 102: Learn about the new Hurford Center fall reading group led by Tyler Harper '14. Open to all students, faculty, and staff.
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    William Earle Williams’ A Stirring Song Sung Heroic documents the spaces of American slavery and freedom through photographs. September 6–October 11, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery.
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    Visit the Hurford Center's blog Decentered to check in with the many students working with and through HCAH this summer—Philadelphia Partners Interns, Self-Designed Interns, Philadelphia Museum of Art Interns, Research Fellows, Student Research Assistants, and others.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed during the summer. We will reopen in September 2013.
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    The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities is funding an array of local and national internships and independent research projects for 16 Haverford students.
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    Wed. May 8, 7:00PM, Lang Performing Arts Center, Cinema, Swarthmore College: Join Mellon Artist-in-Residence Louis Massiah for a screening and roundtable discussion on the student film, "Papyrus to Pixels."
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    Opening on Friday, May 10th at 5:00pm, Haverford College, Stokes 102: Conceptual Art: Theory, Practice & History class taught by Hurford Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Studies Professor John Muse. On view until 5/17. Food and drink will be provided.
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    Films made by Haverford students took home five of the nine awards given at the Second Annual Tri-Co Film Festival, which took over the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on Wednesday, May 1.
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    Monday 5/6 at 4:30 p.m., James House: Join us for a talk by artist LNY about street art, the law and art’s place in society and to celebrate the completion of a new mural by LNY on the outside of James House.
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    Friday, May 10, 2013–Sunday, May 19, 2013, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: The Haverford College Department of Fine Arts is pleased to present the thesis exhibition of the graduating class of 2013. This year's nine seniors pursued concentrations in drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture.
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    Wednesday, May 1, Bryn Mawr Film Institute: 6:30pm: Red Carpet Revelry; 7pm: Film screening; 9:15pm: Award Ceremony at the magical Sunken Gardens, Bryn Mawr College. Free for students, faculty, and staff of the Tri-College community!
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    Thursday, May 2, 7:30pm, KINSC, Sharpless Auditorium: Produced in the class "Advanced Documentary Production." Organized by Artist-in-Residence Vicky Funari. Snacks provided.
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    APPLY TO JOIN A FALL 2013 HURFORD CENTER STUDENT SEMINAR. DEADLINE EXTENDED: To apply, email a MS Word document with "Seminar Participant (your name)" in the subject line and the following information to hcah@haverford.edu by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd.
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    Thursday, April 18, 7:00PM, KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: Join Mellon Artists in Residence, Jenny Price and Shari Frilot, for a screening and discussion of the 2012 film, ROCK THE BOAT, the story of an absurd mission to navigate the entire length of the LA River.
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    Thursday, Friday, Saturday April 25th, 26th & 27th 8:30 PM, Ryan Gym: A Thesis Production by Jo Vito Ramirez '13: Id and X confront artifice, fartifice, psychoanalysis & The Man. Supported by the Hurford Center's Student Arts Fund.
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    Saturday April 20, 2013, Sharpless Auditorium, 7:00 PM: The E. Clyde Lutton 1966 Memorial Fund for the Performing Arts presents a special work-in-progress screening of "Bitter Root," written and directed by Catherine Casem '15.
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    The gallery will be closed on Friday, April 12, from 11 a.m.—2:30 p.m. for filming. Following filming we will reopen and remain open from 2:30-5:00 p.m.
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    Monday, April 8th, 4:30pm, Stokes 102: Talk by M. Gail Hamner, Professor of Religion and Affiliated Faculty in Women and Gender Studies at Syracuse University, organized by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Donovan Schaefer, Religion Department. This talk will examine the affective landscape of Alfonso Cuarón’s 2006 film, Children of Men.
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    Friday, April 12, 12:00pm, Chase Auditorium: Join BMC professor David Karen and a diverse group of practitioners working within professional and collegiate sports for conversation about sports, race, and commercialism.
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    Wednesday, April 17, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Join Brendan Wattenberg '06, Director of Exhibitions at the Walther Collection Project Space, and curator Natasha L. Logan in conversation with artists featured in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibition White Boys.
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    Bryn Mawr Room, Dining Center

    7pm to 9pm, Wednesday April 3rd
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    Apply to join the fall 2013 Hurford Center Student Semninars. Deadline: 5 p.m., Fri. April 12.
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    Monday, April 1, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Faculty giving short presentations of their work and teaching include: Maris Gillette, Anthropology; Alex Kitroeff, History; Naomi Koltun-Fromm, Religion; Barak Mendelsohn, Political Science; Zainab Saleh, Anthropology; Travis Zadeh, Religion.
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    Saturday, 3/30, 1PM, Drop Shot Space: A workshop, open to all. Investigate the nature of time-based performance to see how depth and speed, complexity and reflection all might co-exist in a performance. For creators of all types including theatre, dance, visual, and contemporary arts. Info: rkobasa@haverford.edu
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    Thursday, April 4th & Friday, April 5th: Organized by students at Bryn Mawr, Haverford & Swarthmore Colleges, Re: Humanities is a national, 2-day symposium featuring undergraduate digital scholarship. #REHUM13 presents work that engages and/or critiques narrative involving multiple platforms, including interdisciplinary approaches to gaming and narrative, transmedia storytelling, infographics and infomatics, cultural criticism through the lens of new media platforms.
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    The Library and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities offer an internship for the Summer of 2013 focused on research featuring the classical antiquities within the College’s Special Collections. Applications are due via email to hcah@haverford.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5th, 2013.
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    Friday March 22, 12:30–2 p.m., Stokes 106: A panel of scholars and conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas consider the role of race in sports, advertising and consumer culture. How have ideas of "property" and "image" been informed by this history and contemporary social dynamics?
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Gest 101, 4:15 p.m.: The Department of Religion and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities present A Leaves of Grass Project, "Ellison, Jazz, and the Tragedy of Democratic Life." Featuring Joseph Winters, Assistant Professor of Religion, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
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    Friday, March 22–Friday, May 3, 2013, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Curated by Hank Willis Thomas and Natasha L. Logan, White Boys charts the ways artists are aestheticizing white, male identity in the United States today.
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    Thursday, March 21, 1pm, James House: Noted calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya will provide a brief introduction to the tools, techniques, and aesthetics of Arabic-script calligraphy. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on experience forming individual and connected letters. The workshop will be capped at 25. To register contact tbonner@haverford.edu.
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    Wednesday March 6, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Deric Shannon is a finalist to be the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities. He would participate in the 2013-14 Faculty Seminar, "The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited,” led by Craig Borowiak, Political Science.
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    Tuesday March 5, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Claudia Pederson is a finalist to be the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities. She would participate in the 2013-14 Faculty Seminar, "The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited,” led by Craig Borowiak, Political Science.
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    Monday, March 18, 7:30PM, Sharpless Auditorium: Join filmmaker Judy Irving for a special screening of her blockbuster documentary, The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill, about the unlikely relationship between a homeless street musician and a flock of wild parrots.
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    Wed. March 20, 7:30PM, Sharpless Auditorium: The Mellon Creative Residencies presents a work-in-progress screening of Judy Irving's latest film, Pelican Dreams. The screening will be followed by a discussion where guests will have the opportunity to give feedback and help shape Irving's newest film.
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    Thurs. March 21, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: An embodied exercise in how we perceive nature:Explore the duck pond from the various perspectives of a naturalist filmmaker and Environmental Studies students and faculty.
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    Friday, March 1, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Andrew Cornell is a finalist to be the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow with the Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities. He would participate in the 2013-14 Faculty Seminar, "The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited,” led by Craig Borowiak, Political Science.
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    Monday March 4, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Keith Woodhouse is a finalist to be the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities. He would participate in the 2013-14 Faculty Seminar, "The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited,” led by Craig Borowiak, Political Science.
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    Wednesday, February 27, 7:30PM, KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: In advance of the Mellon Tri-College Creative Residency featuring award-winning filmmaker Judy Irving, Prof. Vicky Funari presents a special screening of Irving's 'Dark Circle', the classic documentary on the human costs of nuclear power and weapons.
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    March 1st & 2nd, 7 PM, The Hepburn Teaching Theater at Bryn Mawr College: New Choreography by Luciana Fortes, Antonia Z Brown and Christopher Flores. Limited Seating. Email to reserve your seat: azbrown@haverford.edu.
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    Thursday, February 21, 7:00 PM, Zubrow Commons: Faculty from the three divisions have been meeting to discuss visual studies and what it means for Haverford. Now we’d like to hear from students. Data visualization, video production and film studies, digital humanities, etc.—how might new courses, facilities, and student initiatives support both the making and analysis of visual materials?
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    Monday, Feb. 25th, 4:15pm, Gest 101: Professors Tariq al-Jamil, Jamel Velji, and Travis Zadeh will lead a roundtable discussion on the state of Islamic studies in and beyond the contexts of liberal arts education.
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    Monday, 2/18, 6pm, Stokes 102: Dinner provided. Join us for this preliminary brainstorming session to learn more about the program; no need to have an idea already!
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    Tuesday, Feb. 12 & Wednesday, Feb. 20, Stokes 102: A short session on the Who, What, When, Where, and How of a Mellon funded artist residency program.
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    Up to $5000 per semester to: mount exhibitions; stage performances; record music; organize workshops; realize a creative thesis project; buy art supplies; etc. etc. etc. Final Spring Funding Deadline to apply: March 1.
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    Friday, March 29th, 2013, Stokes 102 This interdisciplinary symposium will be held on the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq as a venue to examine multiple dimensions of the decade-long occupation. Convened by Zainab Saleh, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
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    The Center will support 3 rising juniors and/or seniors in designing their own 10-week internships with museums, historical societies, publishers, and other organizations in the United States. Interns receive round-trip travel to the host city and a $4,300+ stipend. Statement of intent due March 1, 2013; full application due April 1st, 2013.
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    An internship program for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Apprenticeships with arts organizations, museums, historical societies, and community groups. Students receive a $4,300+ stipend for this ten-week internship with a proven host organization. DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 1 by 5PM
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    Tuesday, Feb 5th, 6 pm, Stokes 102: Learn about Hurford Center grants from the students who have used them. Dinner provided!
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    Wed. January 30, 4:30 pm, Stokes 102: Anita Issacs and Susanna Wing, both professors in the Political Science Department at Haverford, will lead a roundtable discussion, "Transition in the Middle East: Insights from Africa and Latin America."
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    Thursday, 1/31/13, 7pm - 8:30pm, Magill Library, Philips Wing: Building on last semester's electrifying array of micro-presentations, Lightning Talks Round II will include 20 faculty, students, and staff engaged in digital scholarship, each speaking for 2 minutes (with some thunder breaks mixed in). If you haven’t seen or participated in one before--they’re often exhilarating, hilarious, and yes, brief!
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    January 29, 7:00PM, Stokes 102: HCAH Student Seminar Talk by Father Apostolos Hill. Organized by the Hurford Center Student Seminar “Music and the Sacred: the Intersection of Religion and the Auditory Arts,” led by Micah Walter.
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    Thursday, February 7th, 2013, 4:30pm, Stokes 102: Talk by Professor Deborah Barnbaum, Department of Philosophy, Kent State University. Organized in conjunction with the Student Seminar “Asperger Syndrome and its Role in Literature and Film,” led by Alec Johnsson ’15. Sponsored by the HCAH.
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities will fund any Haverford College student who is accepted into the The Philadelphia Art Museum's Museum Studies Internship Program (June 10, 2013 - August 9, 2013).
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    The HCAH is currently accepting applications for its two-year Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to begin Fall 2013. Deadline: January 31, 2013. Candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 2008 at the earliest, or who have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by the application deadline are eligible.
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    January 25, 2012–March 8, 2013, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: OPP: Other People's Property surveys the work of acclaimed photo conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas. The opening reception will take place Friday, January 25, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery. A gallery conversation with the curator and artist precedes the opening at 4:30 p.m.
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    Artist Christine Sun Kim performed on October 26, 2012 as part of the exhibition What Can a Body Do? curated by Amanda Cachia for the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Once the Speaker Drawings Kim created during her performance were complete, they became part of the installation of the exhibition. In this video Kim discusses her interest in sound, its use in her work, as well as her experience as an exhibiting artist in the exhibition What Can a Body Do?
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    Reserve your spot NOW! December 5, 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. starting at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Mellon Tri-College Artist-in-residence Carmen Papalia will lead registered participants on a Blind Field Shuttle, a non-visual walking tour around the Haverford campus. Limited to 40 participants. Reserve a spot by emailing hcexhibits@gmail.com.
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    Reading: Thursday, 12/6, 8:00 p.m., Woodside Cottage Meditation Room *Book-signing to follow; the Poetry Reading Group invites you to join in its weekly meeting directly following the signing. Workshop: Friday, 12/7, 4:00 p.m., James House Bring some of your writing, with copies, to workshop in a group with the poet and others.
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    Please join us for a film workshop and conversation with visiting artist Mo Asumang this Wednesday, 11/28 at 4pm in Stokes 205. Conversation open to all skill levels; no need to bring a project.
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    When you write a paper for a class, why let your professor be the only one to enjoy it? Body Text is Haverford's student-written, student-edited academic journal sponsored by the HCAH. We are accepting papers through the end of the semester.
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    Wednesday, November 28, 4:30 PM, Stokes Auditorium: Writer, Urban Ranger, and environmental historian Jenny Price will discuss the impact of the arts on creating a sustainable future. Explore the contributions of this unique activism, and it's power to mobilize people to enact change.
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    Organized by students at Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges, Re: Humanities is a two-day symposium featuring presentations by undergraduate scholars from across the country interested in the effects of digital media on academia. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday, December 7th, 2012 (Midnight GMT)
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    Memory, History, Anthropology with Zainab Saleh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow; The Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art with John Muse, Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Studies; Religion, Emotion, and Global Cinema with Donovan Schaefer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow; Advanced Documentary Production with Vicky Funari, Artist in Residence.
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    Margin Topic for Spring 2013: Deploying Terror. Deploying Terror asks scholars, writers, and artists to consider the languages and images generated and deployed by the events of September 11, 2001. Deadline for submission: December 14, 2012.
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    Friday, November 16, 4:00 p.m., KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: Talk by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University professor of women’s studies and Greater Philadelphia Women’s Studies Consortium scholar-in-residence. Part of What Can a Body Do?
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed Wednesday, November 21 through Sunday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 11 a.m.
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    Thurs. Nov. 8, 2012, DC Black Box Theater, 7:30PM & 8:45PM: "La edad de la ciruela", a performance by the Argentinian group Las chicas de blanco followed by "Mujeres de artes tomar" ("Women who take arts") Discussion.
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    Tuesday, November 13, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Discussion will focus on Visual Culture and the Arab Spring: Perspectives on Tunisia, Egypt, and the Middle East, featuring Haverford Art History professor Carol Solomon and Bryn Mawr professors Manar Darwish, Instructor and Coordinator of Bi-Co Arabic Program, and Deborah Harrold, Political Science.
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    Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, Stokes 102. Tea at 4:15 p.m.; Talk at 4:30 p.m. A talk by Mark Osteen, Professor of English and Chair of the English Department at Loyola University Maryland. Sponsored by the Department of English’s Weaver Fund in conjunction with the Hurford Center Student Seminar “Asperger Syndrome and its Role in Literature and Film,” led by Alec Johnsson ’15 .
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    Wed. November 14, 2:00PM, Stokes 205: Jon Appel'12, creator of "digital world", will give students an introduction to TVPaint software, particularly in its use and application in creating digitally hand-drawn animations. Reserve your spot now!
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    Monday, November 26th, 2012, 7:00 PM, Sharpless Auditorium: Screening & Conversation with Director Mo Asumang. Hosted by Imke Brust, Department of German. In German with English Subtitles.
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    Wed. November 28, 7:00PM, Chase Auditorium: Fall 2012 Tuttle Film Series: Re-Envisioning Film Across the Disciplines. Mariachi High presents a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School on the Rio Grande in South Texas.
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    SAVE AS cabal invites you to pitch a 2-minute presentation on your own digital scholarship, the germ of an idea, an app, a game, digital notation, twitter etiquette, something you’ve done, something you want to do.
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    Monday, October 29, 4:30PM Stokes 102: Talk by Professor Deborah Barnbaum, Department of Philosophy, Kent State University. Organized in conjunction with the Student Seminar “Asperger Syndrome and its Role in Literature and Film,” led by Alec Johnsson ’15.
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    Wed. October 24, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: This first meeting of a Faculty Working Group on Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies features a debate between Barak Mendelsohn and Zach Oberfield, both Political Science, exploring the impact of the elections on foreign policy in the Middle East.
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    Thursday, November 1, 4:30 p.m., KINSC Zubrow Commons: A poetry reading with poets Michael Northen, Hal Sirowitz, Dan Simpson, Anne Kaier, Brian Teare, and Kathi Wolfe featuring writings from Beauty is a Verb.
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    Wed. November 7, 8:00 PM, Chase Auditorium: Screening of “Night Sky” (62mins) and conversation with filmmaker Alison O’Daniel. Part of What Can a Body Do?
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    The Mellon Tri-College Creative Residencies Program supports collaborations between faculty and students from across the three campuses by sponsoring artist residencies that invite participants to engage with their fields of study in new ways.
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    Thursday, 10/25, 7:00 p.m. in Stokes Auditorium: Screening of David Gaynes' documentary "Saving Hubble" (2012), followed by a conversation with Gaynes and visiting HST user Dr. Nitya Kallivayalil (Yale). Organized by Beth Willman, Assistant Professor of Astronomy; part of the Fall 2012 Tuttle Film Series: Re-Envisioning Film Across the Disciplines.
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    Body Text and Margin are two student-run publications at Haverford, supported by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, October 8th at 5:00 p.m.
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    $5000 per semester to mount exhibitions; stage performances; record music; organize workshops; realize a creative thesis project; buy art supplies; etc. etc. etc. Final Fall Funding Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 4, 2012. NB: Applications will be reviewed and approved prior to these final deadlines, and there is no guarantee that funding for the semester will be left by those final deadlines--submit your proposal *as soon as possible.*
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    NYC alumni, family, and friends: Join Brendan Wattenberg ’06, Hurford Center Director Laura McGrane, and Associate Director James Weissinger '06 for a private tour of the Walther Collection exhibition "Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive," Tuesday, 10/9, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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    October 26–December 16, 2012, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: What Can a Body Do? impels us to imagine a generative interplay between disability, creativity and beauty. Curated by Amanda Cachia, the show features the work of nine contemporary artists who invent and reframe disability across a range of media. haverford.edu/whatcanabodydo
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    Monday, October 8th, 10pm, Stokes 102: Details on:
    Student Arts Fund; Lutton Fund for Performance & Film; Student Seminars; Reading Groups; Research Stipends; Student-Led Publications; Summer Internships; Re:Humanities ’13 Digital Humanities Conference
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    Saturday, October 27, 7:00 p.m., Stokes Auditorium: Screening followed by a panel discussion with author Peter Pringle and filmmakers Carl Sigmond ’13 and Zein Nakhoda (Swarthmore ’12).
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    Comprised of four students, HCAB considers how coursework, senior theses, artistic practice, and other projects might best benefit from HCAH support. The Center *strongly* encourages applicants from all majors and areas of study, not just those traditionally associated with the arts or humanities. Deadline: 11:59 Fri. 9/28.
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    Monday, October 1, 2012. Tea at 4:15pm, Talk at 4:30pm, Stokes 102: Talk by Tim Bullamore, an award-winning British obituary writer. Part of the Mellon Creative Residency “Life After Death: Obituaries and Why They Matter,” organized by Lisa McCormick, Department of Sociology. Supported by the Mellon Tri-College Creative Residencies Program and the HCAH.
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    This reading group explores the post-9/11 world through the cultural impact of September 11th and its "artifacts” (television, film, music, journalism, comics, photography, literature, technology, art, etc.). Organized by Waleed Shahid '13. Deadline to Apply: Sunday, 9/29 by 9pm.
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    This grant is open to performers, technicians, filmmakers, directors, creators, designers, mixed-media installation artists and anybody else who may be interested in producing crisp, challenging performing arts at Haverford. Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2012.
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    Wednesday, September 19, 4:30 p.m., Magill Philips Wing: This talk will address the curious depictions of “living” things in the writings of Franz Kafka. Sponsored by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, German Department, and the Library.
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    Thursday, 9/20, 7pm - 8:30pm, Magill Library, Philips Wing:
    Lightning Talks will include 25 people, each speaking for 2 minutes (with some thunder breaks mixed in). If you haven’t seen or participated in one before--they’re often exhilarating, hilarious, and yes, brief
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    Friday, September 7–Friday, October 12, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Curated by Franklin Einspruch. This exhibit explores Haverford College professor of fine arts Ying Li's visceral connection with place through landscapes. An artist and curator talk will be held Friday, September 7, at 4:30 p.m. at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, followed by the opening reception from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
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    New Course: This class will examine the intersection of religion, sex, and power, with a focus on contemporary American culture and politics. Taught by Donovan Schaefer, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow.
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    Provides a critical and nuanced understanding of issues related to questions of gender and sexuality in the Muslim Middle East. The course approaches Islam historically and contextually by focusing on various issues, such as veiling, modernity, colonialism, feminism, Islamism, reform, sexuality, and nationalism. Taught by Zainab Saleh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, HCAH.
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    This course will introduce students to the trans-disciplinary field of Visual Studies. Visual Studies seeks to examine images of all kinds, their systems of transmission, their points of consumption, and the very limits of visuality itself. Taught by John Muse, Postdoctoral Fellow in Visual Studies, Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.
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    Gabrielle Winick ’13 is interning with the Library of Congress Publishing Office in Washington, D.C., assisting on the production of two books and getting a glimpse of the publishing world. 
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    Alex Tonsing ’13 is interning at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia, transcribing and scanning Civil War diaries.
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    Thursdays, 9 - 10pm, Woodside Cottage: PRG discusses poetry the way we all found it first: outside of the classroom. Bring a few copies of a poem (your own or someone else's) that you like/don't like/want to talk about. More info: Cole Fiedler-Kawaguchi, cfiedler@haverford.edu
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    Christy Tavernelli ’13 is cataloging woodblock prints from the 19th century at the Library Company of Philadelphia.
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    Caileigh Feldman ’14 is utilizing a HCAH-funded internship to help three Philadelphia documentary filmmakers complete and promote their work.
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    Jacob Horn '13 is learning how museums are run (and built) in a summer internship at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.
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    Julia Hunter '14 is spending the summer interning with a publication that aims to "change the world of girls through media."
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    Decentered is the new blog of the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities. Return and return again this summer for the aggregated highs and lows; trials and tribulations; and annotated bibliographies and corrected drafts of Center-sponsored student interns and researchers.
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    Thirteen students have been awarded HCAH summer internships, securing placements for themselves with host organizations like the Publishing Office of the Library of Congress, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Dave Eggers' young authors program 826 Valencia. In addition, the Center is supporting three students accepted into the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Museum Studies Internship Program.
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    May 25–27, 2012, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Black Star displays Ghana's participation in the 2010 football World Cup held in South Africa, using the spectacle of global football to tell more intimate tales of West African cosmopolitan travel and life.
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    Nineteen undergraduate fellows have been selected for the 2012-13 Student Seminar program, including majors from the departments of Biology, Classics, Computer Science, English, Environmental Studies, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, and Spanish.
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    Congratulations to Tri-Co Film Festival award-winners Carl Sigmond '13 and Jon Appel '12, Haverford College students whose projects were both supported by the Hurford Center's Student Arts Fund.
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    May 4-13, 2012, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: The Department of Fine Arts is pleased to present the thesis
    exhibition of the graduating class of 2012. There will be a reception for the artists from 5-7pm on Friday, May 4.
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    Wednesday, May 2nd, 7pm, Bryn Mawr Film Institute: The best work by Greater Philadelphia area-based student filmmakers will be included in this festival screening. Featuring representatives from Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College, the festival’s entries will cover various genres and aesthetics. Witness the talent of these aspiring film artists and help support their passion.
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    Re:Humanities is the only national digital humanities conference of, for, and by undergraduates. Hear thoughts from participants in this year's conference.
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    Student Seminars are interdisciplinary not-for-credit classes designed and run by students, with topics ranging from same-sex marriage to the relationship between poetry and polynomials. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Deadline extended to Friday, May 4!
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    Apply to join the Trans-Divisional Faculty-Student Seminar "For the Record: Knowledge, Power, & Profit," August 27-29, 2012. Deadline to apply: May 15th.
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    Sunday, May 6, 7:30pm, Sharpless Auditorium: produced in the class "Documentary Video Production". Organized by Visiting Filmmaker Vicky Funari. Snacks provided. Sponsored by The John B. Hurford '60 Center for Arts and Humanities and Independent College Programs.
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    At approximately 1:20 p.m. on April 20th, the title of this exhibition changed from And the Winner Is… to And the Winner Is Nick Kahn.
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    Thursday, April 19, 4:30 to 6 p.m. - Hepburn Teaching Theater, Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College

    In this free public lecture/performance, internationally acclaimed solo performer Tim Miller promises a highly stimulating and opinionated rant with performance about performance, identity, the culture wars, and queer strategies for the future.
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    Friday, April 20th, 12:30pm to 1:30pm, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

    The Sweet Sixteen
    5 lanes. 1,920 players. 11 tournament rounds. One winner.
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    Friday, April 20, 5pm - 6pm

    Hepburn Teaching Theater, Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College

    Original solo performance pieces presented by student participants in Tim Miller's week long performance workshop at Bryn Mawr College. Reception to follow.
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    Asperger Syndrome and its Role in Literature and Film, Seminar Leader: Alec Johnsson ’15 • Form, Content, Difficulties: Textual Embodiments from Plato to Kindle, Seminar Leader: Aubree Penney ’13 • Music and the Sacred: the Intersection of Religion and the Auditory Arts, Seminar Leader: Micah Walter ’14.
    Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 25th
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    Saturday, April 21st, James House Student Arts Center:a series of collaborative and competitive student performances performed on top of, beside, around, and through a temporary outdoor amphitheater, built by Peter Loewi ‘12 and sited next to the James House Student Arts Center. Part of the James House Block Party.
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    Thursday, April 12, 4:30 PM, Stokes Auditorium: Talk by Gianluca Caterina and Rocco Gangle, Co-Directors, Center for Diagrammatic and Computational Philosophy, Endicott College.
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    Saturday, April 14th, 2012, 11AM–5:30PM, Stokes: What is a diva? What are the term’s origins, if locatable, and how has the diva evolved and developed musically and culturally? The Divas Conference offers Haverford students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to engage with the wider academic and artistic communities in an interdisciplinary exploration of divadom.
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    Monday, April 16, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Lee Walton’s work takes many forms- from drawings on paper, game/system based structures, video, web-based performances, public projects, theatrical orchestrations and more.
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    Wednesday, 4/11, 8:00pm, Ryan Gym: Shaun El C. Leonardo will present a collaborative work, The Orchestra of Failure, featuring student athletes, raucous witnesses, and feats of endurance.
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    Wednesday, April 18, 8:30 PM, Founders Great Hall: Poet and Classicist Anne Carson presents Cassandra Float Can (an essay on translation) and Bracko (an evocation of Sappho) Collaborative Pieces with Robert Currie, Artist and Benjamin Miller, Composer. Seating is limited. BiCo ID required until 8:15 pm.
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    On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, follow Jesse Weaver Shipley's "History and Theory of Anthropology" class as they watch--and watch who's watching--a Philadelphia 76ers game.
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    Thursday, April 5, Lunt Basement: A discussion with a manager and producer along with an up and coming DJ about the ins and outs of the music industry. What is a remix? What is piracy? What is the state of music as an art form?
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    Monday, April 2, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Sal Randolph lives in New York and makes art involving gift economies, social interactions, public spaces, and publishing. Part of And the Winner is...
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    Thursday, April 5, 7:30 PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Featuring Tom Donnelly, Indradeep Ghosh, Tim Harte, Rachel Hoang, Jesse Shipley, and Wendy Sternberg. Part of And the Winner is...
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    Thursday, April 5, 4:15 PM, Stokes 102: "In Guantánamo: An American History," Harvard History Professor and Haverford alumnus Jonathan M. Hansen '84 presents the first complete account of a notorious and fascinating place.
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    Monday, March 26, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Talk by artist, writer, and curator Ted Purves, Associate Professor and Chair of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts. Part of And the Winner Is...
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    Transdivisional Workshop, April 12-13, 2012: We invite all interested Haverford undergraduates to apply to participate in this unique form of dialogue and exchange across the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Deadline: Monday, March 26th.
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    Monday, March 19, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Hank Willis Thomas is a photo conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture. Part of And the Winner Is...
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    March 30th–31st: Organized by Farid Azfar, The Event Before Sex gathers eight scholars who work at the interstice of sexuality and temporality. From libertine culture in Restoration England to S&M scenarios in post-Abu Ghraib San Francisco, this symposium explores how an eventful study of sex disrupts existent disciplinary paradigms of interpretation.
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    March 21—23, 2012: A tri-college symposium that explores questions and creative practices concerning global entrepreneurship in Ghanaian music scenes. The program features some of the most exciting and innovative Ghanaian musical artists and groups today: V.I.P, F.O.I, Derrick N. Ashong & Soulfège, and Paapa.
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    March 29-30, 2012: Organized by students at Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, Re: Humanities is a two-day national symposium featuring the original research of undergraduate scholars in the emerging field of digital humanities. We invite you to join us as we examine the influence of digital tools on traditional scholarship as well as the potential for transforming academia.
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    Tuesday, April 3 at 7 PM, Roberts Marshall Auditorium: Thundering Taiko drumming meets traditional Japanese dance as over thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage! Sponsored by the Department of East Asian Studies, the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for Arts and Humanities, and the Kessinger Family Fund for Asian Performing Arts.
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    Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 7:30 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium, KINSC: Screening & Conversation with Filmmaker Julie Wyman and Olympic Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth. Screening and events held in conjunction with the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibit And the Winner Is...
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    Join Alicia Anabel Santos for a discussion about her new documentary, "Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story". Tuesday, March 27 at 4:30pm in Sharpless Auditorium.
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    March 16—April 20, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: The exhibit will grapple with the intersections between competition, cooperation and community with a massive skee-ball tournament in the Gallery.
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    Ceramics and sculpture artist Alexis Etzkorn '15 is teaching a six-week workshop series for beginners in wheel throwing. Apply by March 15th at 5pm to enroll.
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    Open to Rising Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and '12 Graduates of Haverford, the Student Research Assistantship Program provides mutual benefits, helping scholars advance their work while giving students meaningful experience in developing humanistic research and curricula. Deadline: 5 p.m., Friday, March 30th, 2012.
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    April 16-20, 2012: Call to participate! This workshop is for people to gather together and explore creating original performances.
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    Tuesday, March 13th, 4:15 pm, Stokes 102: Organized by Jon Appel '12 through the Student Arts Fund, Center for the Arts and Humanities. Including a special 1 hour screening of the Fierlinger’s current work in progress, “Slocum a man at sea with himself.”
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    Weds. March 14, 7:00 PM, KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: Screening and Q&A with director John Greyson. A documentary opera about AIDS activists Tim McCaskell in Toronto and Zackie Achmat in Capetown, as narrated by an albino squirrel, an amputee busker and St. Teresa of Avila. Organized by Farid Azfar and Vicky Funari.
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    Thursday, March 15th, 7 p.m. CPGC Cafe: Join John Greyson, Neville Hoad, and Jesse Weaver Shipley for a discussion about FIG TREES (2009). Organized by Farid Azfar and Vicky Funari.
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    Friday, February 24, 4:30 PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: In conjunction with the exhibition’s last stop, a two-day conversation has been organized to delve deeper into questions about regionalism, display, and structures of support for under-recognized artists in ways that push the boundaries of curatorial, artistic, and institutional innovation.
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    Wed., February 22nd, 7 PM, DC Black Box Theater: Staged reading of Alena Smith '02's "The Lacy Project," directed by Christian DuComb '01. This wild tragicomedy presents a portrait of a young woman held captive by her own childhood, and a vivid picture of a generation unable to grow up.
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    Monday, February 13, 4:30 PM, Stokes 102: Screening of clips from People's Biennial artist Howard Kleger's Film "Howard2go" and conversation with Brandon Joyce
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    Film Festival and Conference, February 24 - 25, 2012: Across two days, FORBIDDEN NO MORE presents a series of films and conversations exploring the changing social landscape of China. Organized by Maris Gillette, Professor of Anthropology.
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    Edith Newhall says "some of these rough-cut diamonds" in the Cantor Fitzgerald's exhibition "make a lasting impression."
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    The Haverford College Library and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities offer an internship for the Summer of 2012 focused on research featuring a set of turn-of-the-century ethnographic photographs from the Philippines.
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    Thursday, February 9, 2012, 4:30 p.m., Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: People’s Biennial Project Liaison, David Richardson and Campus Exhibitions Coordinator, Matthew Callinan will lead a conversation with Haverford area People’s Biennial Artists.
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    Thursday, February 9th, 7:00 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium: Strange Truth Documentary Series presents: El Sol Sale, stories from the subjects’ memories, reflections and perspectives about the complexity of searching for a better life in a country that is not one’s own.
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    February 7, 10:00 PM, Stokes 102: New Summer Internships, New Summer Research Fellowships, New Summer Library Exhibits Internships, Summer Research Assistantships, Student Seminars, Reading Groups ***SPECIAL GUEST!
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    Friday, February 24, 2012, Stokes 102: Focuses on the interface between literature and cognition, bringing together five scholars with diverse backgrounds to address (1) How can cognitive science lead to a better appreciation of literature? and (2) How can literature be useful in understanding how the human mind works?
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    Inheriting the kingdom of the Haverford Journal, Body Text will publish the sharpest undergraduate scholarship by Haverford students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Margin is Haverford's themed publication. Deadline for submission: February 29th 2012.
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    Friday, February 3, 2012, Macrate Recital Hall, Union Music Building: Open to all interested faculty, students, and staff, the day will explore how new technologies can help in the study of music that is 500 years old. Sponsored by American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities, the HCAH and the Distinguished Visitors Office.
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    January 27—March 2, 2012, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: An exhibition that examines the work of artists who operate outside the "sanctioned" mainstream art world, recognizing a wide array of artistic expression present in many communities across the United States. Curated by Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann, organized by Independent Curators International (ICI).
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    Monday, January 23rd, 5PM, DC Black Box Theater: This wild tragicomedy presents a portrait of a young woman held captive by her own childhood, and a vivid picture of a generation unable to grow up. 6 performers needed; women are especially encouraged to audition.
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    The HCAH establishes a pair of Research Fellowships for the summer of 2012. These grants are designed to support thesis-related or otherwise substantive research projects, enabling students to spend the summer visiting archives, learning a language necessary to project research, or dedicating their time to a focused program of engaged reading. Applications due on Friday, March 23, 2012.
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    Thurs., January 19, 6-9pm in Stokes 102: Auditions for a collaboratively devised theatre piece that may or may not contain live animals, soccer mom fantasies, a public safety mini-car ballet, mascots, a headless chicken striptease, and an actual pizza delivery. Sponsored by the Theater Program of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges.
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    MW 2:30-4:00pm, Hall 107: This course is structured around Indian and British histories of the British Empire in India with a special focus upon the East India Company. Taught by Farid Azfar, Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, HCAH.
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities Steering Committee will award an full Internship stipend to any Haverford College student who is accepted into the The Philadelphia Art Museum's Museum Studies Internship Program (June 11-August 10, 2012). Note: Applications must be in by January 30th, 2012.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will be closed for Winter Break until 1/27 when we'll open for the People's Biennial. The opening reception will be at 5:30 p.m.
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    The Attic Stairs try to bolster funds received from the Student Arts Fund to record, press and design a vinyl record.
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    Jennifer Clark, 4th grade teacher at Hillendale Elementary School recently concluded a writing project with her students based around the work from Through The Plain Camera: Small and Shapely Pleasures in Contemporary Photography. Included here is some of the wonderful work the students produced.

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    Thursday, December 8, 12:00 PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Inspired by the current exhibition Through the Plain Camera, this conversation will address photography and some of the work of John Szarkowski.
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    Friday, 12/9, 5:30-7:30 pm, Stokes 102: The third of three workshops exploring the relationship between the visual and the verbal, images and words. Attendance of previous workshop not required.
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    Friday, December 9th, 8 pm, in the Black Box Theater under the DC. Come to the last Open Mic of the year, featuring New York slam poet Daniel "Fritz" Silber-Baker. Bring poems, monologues, songs, etc.
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    Monday, December 5th 4:15-5:15pm, Stokes 102: Just prior to the start of the semester, Indradeep Ghosh , Joshua Ramey, Peter Love, and Ben Le organized “Humans, Desire, Society,” a three-day transdivisional seminar sponsored by the Humanities Center, featuring a matching quartet of student participants from the junior and senior classes. Join us for an informal debriefing on the project, with the aim of brainstorming future
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    Friday, 11/18, 5:30pm Workshop with poet Daniel "Fritz" Silber-baker. The second of three workshops exploring the relationship between the visual and the verbal, images and words. Attendance of previous workshop recommended but not required.
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    A $739,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is funding the program, which will be administered by Haverford’s John B. Hurford ‘60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.
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    Friday November 18th, Noon - 1 p.m., Stokes 102 **Pizza lunch provided** The Trico Digital Humanities (DH) initiative is offering grants of up to $4,350 to help students experiment with research, internships, and other projects engaged with New Media.
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    Slought Foundation is pleased to announce an evening conversation with Jeanne C. Finley and John Muse, Kaja Silverman, and Brian Conley, on photography, memory, and loss on Friday, November 11, 2011 from 6:30-8pm at Slought Foundation. In conjunction with the conversation, Flat land will be on display at Slought Foundation from November 10-12, 2011.
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    Mondays, 1:30-4:00pm, Stokes 102: This course will examine narratives written by women in the Arab Middle East from the early 20th century to the present. Taught by Zainab Saleh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, HCAH.
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    Photography-poetry workshops led by poet Daniel “Fritz” Silber-Baker

    Multicultural Center (Stokes 106)

    Friday, October 28th

    6:00pm-8:00pm (Dinner included)
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    Headlong Performance Institute is a semester-away program accredited by Bryn Mawr and taught by by working artists, including directors of Headlong Dance Theater and Pig Iron Theater Company. Friday, 10/28 at 6:30pm, the program's twelve current students will gather with their seven faculty mentors to see revised classwork, new pieces, and other work-in-progress for review and discussion in an open salon on Bryn Mawr's campus.
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    Tuesday, October 25, 4:30PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Gallery Talk with artists Elizabeth Fleming, Christian Patterson, and Shen Wei led by curators Sarah Kaufman and Rebecca Robertson.
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    Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Annie Lennox, Britney Spears, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey-what is a diva, after all? What are its origins, if locatable, and how has the term evolved and developed musically, temporally, and culturally? Limited spaces; open to students, staff, and faculty. To apply, email hhc@haverford.edu by Sunday, October 23rd.
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    Monday, November 7th, 6pm - 7pm, Stokes 102: "Eat lots of pizza and talk with past student seminar members about the program and proposal-writing process."
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    October 21-December 11, 2011, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Contemporary photography exhibition expresses the interior lives of artists through photos of everyday experiences.
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    The Haverford Journal is now seeking submissions to consider for publication in our Spring 2012 issue.
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    Monday, October 17, 2011, 4:30pm, Gest 101: Talk by renowned author, speaker, and counselor Charles Eisenstein. Organized by Joshua Ramey, Indradeep Ghosh, and Ashok Gangadean.
    Sponsored by the Gest Program in Global Philosophy and the Hurford Humanities Center.
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    Tuesday October 4, 4:30 in the Humanities Center Seminar Room, Stokes 102 The E Clyde Lutton ‘66 Memorial Fund for the Performing Arts + The Student Arts Fund
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    Organized by Andreea Bailuc HC '11
    Curatorial & Research Intern, Slought Foundation
    Deadline: Sunday, October 2nd
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    September 29, 4:30PM, Magill Library, Philips Wing: "Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Turn of the Late Renaissance" - Talk by Nicholas Popper '99, Assistant Professor of History at the College of Wiliam and Mary.
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    We seek student researchers who are excited about the field, interested in developing and presenting projects of their own, and willing to encourage enthusiasm at their home campuses. We invite submission of relevant academic projects at all stages of development, with the understanding that a substantial amount of research will be accumulated in time for a fall presentation. Deadline: November 11, 2011
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    Friday, Sept. 23, 4:30 PM, Chase Auditorium: Iain Pollock’s acclaimed collection of poetry was published by The University of Georgia Press this year, and won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize in 2010. Sponsored by Distinguished Visitors Fund, the Department of English, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the John B. Hurford ‘60 Humanities Center. OMA Passport Event.
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    "Even with today's global narrative hammering home the point that we must take better care of the environment, you may be surprised - and fascinated - by one sculptor's creative response to that challenge."

    Read the Field Guide review in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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    Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf was written in 1962 and caused a storm of controversy upon its release. This reading group will meet once a week and attempt to read, understand, and ultimately adapt into film Albee's original masterpiece. If you are interested in participating in any capacity, read on for details!
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    Thursdays, Woodside Cottage 9-10 PM The Poetry Reading Group discusses poetry the way we all found it first: outside of the classroom. Bring a few copies of a poem that you like/don't like/want to talk about by a poet other than yourself. We promise hummus. Contact: agangi@haverford.edu
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    Thursday, September 8, 2011, 4:30 p.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Field Guide exhibit gallery talk with artist Markus Baenziger, environmental scientist Helen White, and exhibit curator John Muse.
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    Mon. Sep. 26, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Talk by Artist Michael Rees. A pioneer in the use of digital media in sculpture and animation, he created some of the first computer fabricated sculptures, inventing and developing the Sculptural User Interface, software that is a language-to-form synthesizer. In addition to the talk, Michael Rees will lead a three hour 3D Modeling Workshop.
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    August 30, 6:30PM, ALL OVER STOKES HALL Hungry for dessert? Hungry for information? Hungry for conversation or exploration? Come to Stokes and meet representatives from a number of important and amazing campus offices and organizations! Career Development Office, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, 8th Dimension, Hurford Humanities Center, Multicultural Affairs, Religious Life, and Women's Center!
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    Sept. 2 - Oct. 7, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Using plastic resins, found objects, and various casting and carving techniques, artist Markus Baenziger invents floridly beautiful flora that often merge with or emerge from technological debris.
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    The Hurford Humanities Center is now accepting Student Office Assistant applications for 2011-12.
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    Juniors and Seniors: Apply to join the Trans-Divisional Faculty-Student Seminar "Humans, Desire, Society," August 23-25, 2011.

    Deadline to apply: Wednesday, August 10th.
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    HCAH "Feasting on Culture" Student Seminar Leader and Watson Winner Isobel Grad '11 documents her year-long exploration of local food cultures.
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    Elinor Hickey '12 is spending her summer conducting research at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Mütter Museum thanks to a grant from the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center.
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    Elizabeth Cohen-Scheer ’12 is the first recipient of an award from the President of Haverford College and the Hurford ’60 Humanities Center for student research in English literature; she’ll be in London, studying William Wordsworth at the British Library.
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    Michael Franklin '12 is spending the summer with the Mapping Du Bois Project at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, developing a high school curriculum about race relations in the 7th Ward of Philadelphia.
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    Lulu Krause '12 is spending the summer interviewing performing artists, updating a blog, and filming a web-series promoting the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe in September.
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    Kyle McCloskey '11 and Karina Puttieva '11 are working at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics through the Hurford Humanities Center. They'll be looking through their extensive archive, which contains over 75,000 political posters from all over the world, in search of posters that appropriate popular cultural images to create unique graphic narratives.
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    Recent Haverford artists-in-residence Matmos (Drew Daniel and Martin Schmidt) discuss their psychic record project "The Marriage of True Minds," featuring telepathic collaborations with Haverford students.
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    Organized by JP Bowditch. Open to students, staff, and faculty; stop by an info session at 4:00pm in Gest 101 on Wednesday, 5/4, or contact jbowditc@haverford.edu or kwright@haverford.edu for more information.
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    Michel Foucault is one of the mostly widely cited figures in the humanities, one of the most influential philosophers of the past one hundred years, and one of the most challenging to read and comprehend. Join us this summer in HCA 30 1B to untangle Foucault's classic text Discipline and Punish over food and drink.
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    Sunday, May 8, 8:00pm, Sharpless Auditorium: POPCORN PROVIDED! Organized by Vicky Funari. Sponsored by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center and Independent College Programs.
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    The Haverford Journal annually publishes the strongest student work in the humanities and social sciences. Submissions are DUE May 7th at midnight, to be sent to Haverford.Journal@gmail. We accept things like...THESES, papers from freshmen, short papers, long papers, term papers, papers about animal research, papers about Devo.
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    Sunday, May 1st & Monday, May 2nd: Bringing together scholars in fields ranging from literature, philosophy, sociology, theology, and cultural studies, the Hurford Humanities Center symposium Modern Jewish Thought and Culture challenges long-standing theoretical divisions in contemporary Jewish practice.
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    Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, May 6-15, 2011. Artists' Reception: Friday May 6th, 5pm: The Haverford College Department of Fine Arts is pleased to present the thesis exhibition of the graduating class of 2011. This year's nine seniors pursued concentrations in painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
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    Possible Cities in the Inquirer: "In this show, curated by anthropologist Ruti Talmor, a more complicated picture of Africa emerges, one that begins anew to explore the relationship between the continent's rich historical past and its future."
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    Students from all majors are encouraged to apply to join the Fall 2011 Student Seminar. How do we reconcile today's ostracism of smokers with the nostalgic glamor of smoking's contemporary cinematic portrayals? Deadline: 5 PM on Thursday, April 28th.
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    Experimental, conceptual electronica duo Matmos came to campus for a residency that included an artist talk, a class seminar and a concert, which featured the world premiere of a new chorale that was sung live by students.
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    Tues. April 19th, 7:00 p.m., Stokes Auditorium: Screening: Wild Combination: a Portrait of Arthur Russell (2008). Wed. April 20th, 4:30 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium: Closet Heterosexuality: The Queer and the Deleuzian in the Work of Arthur Russell.
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    Thursday, April 14th, Chase Auditorium, 4:30 pm: Join us for a screening of Tanvir Ka Safarnama (2007). Organized by Professor Raji Mohan, Department of English. Sponsored by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center.
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    Wed. April 6, 7:00PM, KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: Join us for a screening and conversation with Lourdes Portillo, a documentary filmmaker who combines cultural politics and an imaginative, hybrid aesthetic style with a passion for social justice. Obstinate Memory / La memoria obstinada: Documentary Films from Mexico Sponsored by Vicky Funari, the Hurford Humanities Center and Distinguished Visitors Program.
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    Five teams will be given cameras, a list of objects that need to be included, and then have 24 hours in which to make a short film! Filming will take place on Saturday, April 9; films will be shown on Sunday, April 10. Are you up to the challenge? Contact Rachel Kobasa (rkobasa@haverford.edu) or Kyle McCloskey (kmcclosk@haverford.edu) ASAP if you are interested.
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    Let's Handle This - An art workshop with Jordan Seiler, April 9th, 6pm, Sharpless Auditorium. Street Communications Artists & Advertisers on the Street, April 9th, 6pm, Sharpless Auditorium. Some of America's most prominent and street artists and street art bloggers will discuss how public space is and should be used and why street art is an important part of the urban landscape.
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    Public Lecture, Wednesday, April 13th & Performance
    Saturday, April 16th:
    Using samplers, analogue keyboards, field recordings, and guitars, Matmos--a.k.a. M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel--make atmospheric, idiosyncratic electronica.
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    Tri-Co 'Digital Humanities' project featured in article about the virtual frontier of humanities research.
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    Thurs. March 31, 7:30pm, Zubrow Commons: Panel "Hip Hop History: And You Don't Stop" ft. DJ Jazzy Jeff & M1; Fri. April 1, 10pm-2am, Great Hall: Concert with performances by DJ Jazzy Jeff, M1, and Blue Scholars!
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    Tues. April 5, 7:00PM, Roberts Marshall Auditorium: THUNDERING TAIKO DRUMMING MEETS TRADITIONAL JAPANESE DANCE as more than thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage!
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    Tuesday March 29 - Thursday April 14, 2011: Workshops and lectures on the contemporary production, signification, and circulation of the photographic image in three central frameworks: indigenous rights, print and digital journalism, and the art world. Organized by Ruti Talmor.
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    Seniors Alissa Aron and Isobel Grad have earned prestigious Watson Fellowships to pursue yearlong projects abroad.
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    March 18-19, 2011: Convened by Ruti Talmor in connection with the exhibition Possible Cities, the 2011 Mellon Symposium Imaging Africa brings together leading curators, filmmakers, critics, and scholars to discuss the status of African visual culture in the contemporary moment.
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    Monday, March 21, 4:30PM, Stokes 102: Jennifer Cayer's work situates dramatic literature and performance art within their social and historical contexts.
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    Tues. March 22, 4:30PM, Stokes 102 - Humanities Center Zainab Saleh received her M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia University. Her research interests include: diaspora and exile; media; memory and identification; gender; modernity and sectarianism; conceptions of “the others”.
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    Wed. March 30, 7:00PM, KINSC Sharpless Auditorium: Filmmaker Natalia Almada will be present to introduce and discuss the film. In Spanish with English subtitles. In 1910 a revolution erupted in Mexico. Among its rallying cries was "the right to vote." Nearly a century later this same cry is heard as thousands take to the streets during a hotly contested presidential campaign.
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    Saturday, March 19th, join Professor of Comparative Literature and German Ulrich Schoenherr for a screening of Fritz Lang's 1927 science fiction film Metropolis, newly-restored and accompanied live by the six-keyboard, 28,000-pipe Wanamaker pipe organ at Macy's--the largest in the world. RSVP by March 17th!
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    Sunday March 20, 2011, Sharpless Auditorium:Join John Akomfrah OBE, award winning filmmaker, for a screening of The Genome Chronicles and Mnemosyne, followed by Black British Film: Notes on the Black Audio Film Collective.
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    The gallery will be closed for Spring Break and the installation of "Possible Cities: Africa in Photography and Video" from Saturday, March 5th until our opening reception on Friday, March 18th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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    Wednesday, March 23-two events: 12-2 p.m. CPGC Café (lunch provided): Roundtable on Collecting Oral Histories of Human Rights Crises. 4:30-6p.m. Chase Auditorium: Readings from recent Voice of Witness books on Zimbabwe and Burma.
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    March 18-April 29, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Possible Cities exhibition at Haverford College explores African cities as a confluence of history and fantasy, promise and struggle.
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    Thursday, February 24, 9pm, Meditation Room, Woodside Cottage: Join us for a poetry reading by John Hodgen. For the student with poetic interest lasting more than four hours. Contact: Anastasia Nikolis.
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    Wed. Feb. 23, 7:30PM, Stokes Auditorium: A one woman show about women in the military, performed by Jeanmarie Simpson. Followed by a reception and discussion in the CPGC Cafe from 9-10:30 pm.
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    Mon., February 21, 4:30PM, MacCrate Recital Hall, Union: Grand Master James Nyoraku Schlefer performs traditional Zen Buddhist music for the Japanese Shakuhachi flute, plus contemporary original works.
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    Friday, February 25, 5:30-6:30PM, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Sex Drive Walkthrough & Conversation with Members of the Humanities Center's Faculty Seminar "Sex, State, and Society in the Early Modern World"
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    Friday, February 25th, 7:30 p.m. MacCrate Recital Hall, Union Music Building: Featuring compositions by: Ben Diamond '11 Ethan Joseph '11 Ben Safran '13. Supported by the E. Clyde Lutton ‘66 Memorial Fund for the Performing Arts & the John B. Hurford ‘60 Humanities Center.
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    February 9, 7:00PM, Stokes Multicultural Center: This panel discussion, moderated by senior editor, Nathan Schneider, will be framed around the idea of "killing the Buddha." The panelists will include Haverford community members, each of whom will be asked to think about specific Buddhas (or “-isms”) that need to be killed today, and through that frame, to speak to the interwoven relationships between religion and suspicion in America today.
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    From working on a Civil War exhibit in the Mütter Museum to being a production assistant for Shakespeare in Clark Park - explore the variety of internships available this summer through the Hurford Humanities Center. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 4, 2011.
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    Tuesday, Feb.8th, 10pm, Stokes 102: Have an idea for a student seminar? DON'T have an idea for a student seminar? GREAT. Talk to past seminar members and leaders, talk about ideas, have a mid-evening coffee break.
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    Wednesday, February 2, 7:00pm, Sharpless Auditorium: Organized by Visiting Filmmaker Vicky Funari. Sponsored by the Hurford Humanities Center, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, and Distinguished Visitors Fund.
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    Tues. Feb 1, 10pm, Stokes 102: Find out about Summer Internships, Student Research Assistant positions, Research Stipends, The Lutton Fund, The Student Arts Fund, and more... More info: jweissin@haverford.edu.
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    Monday, January 24, 4:15 PM, Stokes 102: Given the dire urgency of our current economic and ecological crises, perhaps some new insights can be gained from both classic and contemporary accounts of the nature and possible futures of capitalist society. This reading group, open to all bi-co students and faculty, proposes to study the works of Karl Marx's Capital (Volume 1).
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center Steering Committee will award an full Internship stipend ($400+ per week) to any Haverford College student who is accepted into the The Philadelphia Art Museum's Museum Studies Internship Program (June 6 - August 5, 2011). Note: Applications must be in by January 31st, 2011.
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    Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 - Sharpless Auditorium: Join us as Dr. Lucius Outlaw, Jr. discusses Dr. King’s relevance today. Are we truly in a post-racial society? How do issues of race, diversity, multiculturalism, and civil rights play out in our nation with our new President Obama? What about on Haverford’s campus?
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    Organized by students at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, Re: Humanities was a two-day symposium in Fall 2010, featuring presentations by undergraduate scholars interested in the effects of digital media on academia.
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    December 9 & 10, 7:30PM - 9:00PM, December 11, 2:30PM, McPhearson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College: A chilling musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. In a critique of fundamental American ideals, it follows nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins on their quests to achieve the American Dream by killing the President of the United States.
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    Saturday, 12/11/10, 6 PM, Chase Auditorium: We've collected all the tapes. Now it's time to press play on YOUR STORIES. Pizza dinner provided. Come with an empty stomach and open ears.
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    Andrew Lanham ’10 has won a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. Lanham, one of 32 winners from a field of 800 candidates, was one of only three U.S. Rhodes winners from a liberal arts college. Lanham described the rigorous application process as “a journey of self discovery.”
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    Drop Shot Space - Squash courts under Ryan Gym: Join us for a A photo exhibition from Ghana and the U.S. by students at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges; children in Ghana; and Ghanaian artists exhibited both in Haverford, USA and Accra, Ghana. Exhibition runs through Dec. 14.
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    The Hurford Humanities Center’s Dialogues on Art program sends students and faculty on interdisciplinary outings to museums, exhibitions and performances. A group recently traveled to the Storm King Art Center, a 500-acre sculpture park in the Hudson Valley.
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    Following the model of larger national storytelling projects like StoryCorps, the Listening Project is a student-centric storytelling project at Haverford College. The LP’s main goal is to collect and record students’ stories about their time at Haverford. Recording will end SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.
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    Monday, November 22, Stokes 102: A talk by Josée Johnston, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto. Sponsored by the Hurford Humanities Center Student Seminar "Feasting on Culture: The Significance of Food in Everyday Life," led by Isobel Grad '11.
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    The Humanities Center invites you to join Professors John Muse, Joshua Schrier, and art-enthusiast Laura Gilroy (HC '11) on a FREE Dialogues on Art trip to Storm King Arts Center on Sat. November 13th. Deadline to apply: 5pm on Wednesday, November 10th.
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    The People’s Biennial won’t reach Haverford until January 2012, but a lot will happen between now and then, which is why Rachel Lim, Aubree Penney, David Richardson, and Michael Rushmore are here to tell you all about it!
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    Saturday, November 6, 2010 - Stokes Auditorium: This major international, interdisciplinary conference aims to examine the history, literature, and culture of the Quaker relationship with slavery, from the society’s origins in the English Civil War to the end of the American Civil War.
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    November 11 - 12, 2010: Join us for our first student-run undergraduate symposium! Exploring topics as diverse as digital archivalism, pop media, and the (re)tooling of textual analysis in undergraduate scholarship. Organized by students at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges.
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    Wed. Nov. 3, 2010, 7:30 p.m., Sharpless Hall: As you walk on many of Philadelphia's sidewalks, beneath your feet is a hidden world of streams that once crisscrossed the city. Join us for a fascinating illustrated lecture that will uncover part of Philadelphia's history that few people ever think about - the drastic changes made in Philadelphia's landscape since its founding in 1682.
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    Join us Tuesday, November 2 at 4:15 p.m. in the Multicultural Center for a reading by the poet. Bala is also a lecturer at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria.
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    Students are invited to join us on Saturday, November 6th for a trip to view Speiler's Taking From the Tip Jar solo show at the Vincent Michael Gallery in Philadelphia.
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    The Haverford sophomore has organized a benefit concert to help Pakistan, where more than 20 million people have been affected by the floods. Along with raising money, Shahid hopes the event will educate concert goers about the crisis, the low levels of giving it has inspired internationally, and "the politics of humanitarianism."
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    Saturday, October 23 5:30 PM, Founders Hall: Spend your evening enjoying music (The Kominas, Arooj Aftab, & more!), snacks, and two short lectures. Your $10 donation goes to help the much needed relief efforts in Pakistan. Sponsored by the Humanities Center Student Arts Fund, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Muslim Students Association.
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    Wednesday, October 20th, 4:30pm - Stokes 102 Talk by Tom Conley, Abbot Lawrence Lowell Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University. An Errant Eye studies how topography, the art of describing local space and place, developed literary and visual form in early modern France.
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    Fri., Oct. 15 - Sat., Oct 16, 2010: International scholars and practitioners gather for the first ever symposium devoted to Paul Strand’s historic work in Mexico. Organized in conjunction with the publication of Paul Strand in Mexico by James Krippner, Haverford College Professor of History, and a companion exhibit at Aperture.
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    October 22-December12, 2010: Curated by Haverford College Assistant Professor of Printmaking Hee Sook Kim, In and With: Contemporary Korean Art pairs the work of three artists living and working in Korea with that of two Korean nationals currently residing in the United States.
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    Monday, October 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the HHC’s Seminar Room, Stokes 102. Winner of the Marten Toonder Prize and The Irish American Culture Institute Prize for Literature, his work has been compared by some to Dante, John Milton and Patrick Kavanagh,but most often to John Donne. Hearty refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Humanities Center through its Leaves of Grass Fund.
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    Bring guest instructors, performers, and artists to campus; mount small exhibitions; fund production costs for performances; supporting travel to area exhibitions & performances; purchase art supplies; etc. etc. etc. Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 1st, 2010.
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    After serving as Hurford Humanities Center-sponsored interns at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer, Janet Yoon '10 and Andreea Bailuc '11 are pursuing exciting new opportunities in the art world.
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    The Team — A feature documentary chronicling the journey of a group of homeless New Yorkers who represent the US in the first international homeless soccer cup in Austria. Q&A with filmmaker Basia Winograd. September 21 @ 7 PM
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    The HHC and the Office of the Provost are delighted to announce the publication of "Paul Strand in Mexico" by Jim Krippner, Associate Professor of History, as well as the exhibition "Paul Strand in Mexico" on view at the Aperture Gallery (Chelsea, NYC), September 9 - November 13, 2010. Apply now, deadline: Sept. 29th.
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    Organized by students at Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges, Re: Humanities is a two-day symposium featuring presentations by undergraduate scholars interested in the effects of digital media on academia. We seek student researchers who are excited about the field, interested in developing and presenting projects of their own, and willing to encourage enthusiasm at their home campuses. Submission Deadline: Oct 7, 2010.
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    Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event will be rescheduled for later in the year, date TBA.
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    Tuesday, September 14, 10:00PM Join us in Stokes 102 - Humanities Center Seminar Room - for information on Student Seminars / Reading Groups / Lutton Fund for Performance / Student Arts Fund / Research Stipends / Exhibitions Program / Haverford Journal / Digital Humanities
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    The Dufala Brothers installed their site-specific sculptural work, "FRESH Air Handler," August 26th and 27th, 2010 at the Whitehead Campus Center and we captured it with time lapse video. This work is part of their exhibition Problemy, opening at Haverford's Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, September 3rd.
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    September 3 - October 8, 2010: Incorporating the drawings, paintings, digital prints, and sculpture of Dufala Brothers Steven and Billy Blaise, Problemy plays with the humble yet hugely important artifacts of daily life. Gallery Talk: Thursday, Sept. 16, 4:30 pm
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    Ellen Freeman '11 has been interviewing artists all summer and updating a blog in promotion for the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe in September.
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    Through an internship funded by the Hurford Humanities Center, Hilary Malson ’11 is spending her summer at the Library Company of Philadelphia expanding the library’s digital collection, Portraits of American Women.
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    Ellen Freeman ’11, this year's Humanities Center Intern at the Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival, has been diligently blogging about the cutting edge art scene in Philly. Her contributions to the blog cover everything from interviews to sharing adventures in preparing to ajiaco, a traditional Cuban stew.
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    What do we expect to find in a gallery? What belongs in an “art space”? Over the course of the coming months, David Richardson '12 of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery will explore precisely these questions through a new experiment in exhibit-making, People’s Biennial.
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    Sharada Tolton '11 is working with Shakespeare in Clark Park in Philadelphia to assist with this summer's production thanks to a Hurford Humanities Center summer internship.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery now has an official Facebook page and Twitter feed where you can keep up on the latest news, events and discussions on upcoming exhibits and more.
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    Explore what it means to be a celebrity and delve into the cultural half-life of fame; get a behind the scenes look at internship experiences with Philadelphia playwrights and with the production of a new television series; listen to original music featuring Bi-Co students. This and more awaits you when you explore what the Humanities Center blogs have to offer.
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    Hurford Humanities Center Associate Director James Weissinger '06 co-curated "Kat Culchur," an exhibition exploring the unique relationship between humans and felines. Organized by the Philadelphia artists of FLUXspace, the show debuted in London's Tate Modern art gallery this spring and is now on view through August 15 in Philadelphia.
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    This seminar seeks to explore what it means to be a celebrity and the cultural half-life of fame in the age of condensing Warhol’s “fifteen minutes” into a single viral moment. We will examine constructions of “digital fame” through theoretical, historical, and practical lenses. We will begin by developing a framework of modern fame, or fame and its existence since the beginning of television.
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    Curators Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann are looking for five local artists to feature in the People's Biennial, a traveling exhibition that will display remarkable contemporary works by artists who haven't had significant exposure, or who may not even consider themselves part of the "art world."
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    In an interview with Miller that appears on the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe blog, she talks about the conventions of Roman theater and her Haverford senior thesis on the plays of Plautus. A Hurford Humanities Center Intern with the Festival last year, Miller is working for the organization this summer as an editorial assistant.
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    During the spring semester, a reading group started by political science professor Harvey Glickman and sponsored by the Hurford Humanities Center looked at the diversity of thought in the Muslim world.
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    May 7 at 8 p.m. - Students from "The Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art" class will show their final projects. The exhibit will run through May 14, 2010 and can be seen in Stokes 102.
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    Sunday, May 9, 8:00pm, Sharpless Auditorium: The John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center and Independent College Programs invite you to join us for an evening of documentary videos produced for the class Documentary Film and Approaches to Truth. There will be pizza! Please join us! Organized by Visiting Filmmaker Vicky Funari.
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    Sunday, May 9th, 6:30 PM - old squash court #1 under ryan gym: The Drop Shot Space presents (In)Habitation, a collaborative exhibition of prints created by Annie Tague & Fay Strongin throughout their past four years at Haverford! Sponsored by the John B. Hurford Humanities Center Student Arts Fund. Part of David Richardson's Boast series.
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    Mon. May 3rd, 6 PM - Bryn Mawr Room, Dining Center: Bioethicist Ruth Levy Guyer will give a short talk on the history of and perspectives surrounding animal testing, followed by an informal discussion. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to come; dinner provided.
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    Wed., April 28th at 4:30 PM, Multicultural Center (Stokes 106): Join us for presentations by students in Political Science 237, Latin American Politics. Organized by Prof. Anita Isaacs.
    More info: aisaacs@haverford.edu. Sponsored by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center.
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    Thursday, April 29th at 6 PM - the old squash court #1 under Ryan Gym: Poet John Rybicki will return to campus for a reading with original music by Ezekiel Barnett '13 and David Richardson '12. Sponsored by the Hurford Humanities Center Student Arts Fund.
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    Discussion with Co-Curators Carol Solomon and Janet Yoon, HC '10 about their collaboration and exhibition "Mapping Identity". Highlighted works include "Doormat: Welcome Back" by Do Ho Suh and "Graft (Ostrich)" by Glenn Kaino among others.
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    Student Seminars are interdisciplinary not-for-credit classes designed and run by students. This year's topics include the ways in which food impacts, and is impacted by, our relationships with the rest of the world; what it means to be a celebrity and the cultural half-life of fame; and the meaning of borders, alienation and the art of finding the edge. Deadline Wed. April 28th, 5 PM.
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    Thurs. April 22, 7:30 PM "Location and Memoir" presents a public reading of Rankine's new play Pre-Exisiting Conditions, followed by four experimental workshop-conversations with Haverford faculty, students, and staff. To attend one of the workshops, please contact afriedma@haverford.edu to RSVP.
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    Saturday, April 17th, 10pm - 2am, Ryan Gym: the Creative Control Album Release Dance Party! Special Bonus Track download code available only at the release party. Part of the AcadeMIX hip hop symposium. Sponsored by the Black Students League, the Bryn Mawr Haiti Relief Fund, and the Student Arts Fund / HHC.
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    Creative Control is an original album produced by Howard Brown '12, featuring the vocal talents of the Bi-college Community and the artwork of Fairleigh Barnes '13. Be sure to download the album and vote on your favorite track!
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    Sat. April 17th & Sun. April 18th, 8 PM in Stokes Auditorium: Join us for the unveiling of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Music of Erich Zann" re-imagined by Kyle McCloskey '11 as a silent, black and white student film, complete with live student musicians!
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    April 8th, 9th and 10th at 8pm - doors open at 7:30pm - in the DC Black Box Theater: Haverford's production of The Last Five Years stars Erin Washburn (BMC '13) as Cathy, and Sam Hallowell (Cabrini College '13) as Jamie; directed by Erica Sands (HC '13).
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    Wed. April 14, 7:30 PM, Sharpless Auditorium: Port of Memory tells the story of the emptying of Jaffa, a thriving port city in pre-1948 Palestine. Aljafari's film follows his family after they receive an order to evacuate their home. Radically poetic, Port of Memory is a reflection on the absurdity of being at once absent and present, capturing the essence of being Palestinian in Israel.
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    Friday, April 16, 5:30PM - Hilles 109, KINSC: Join us for a public talk by John E. Drabinski, Assistant Professor of Black Studies at Amherst College, author of Sensibility and Singularity: The Problem of Phenomenology in Levinas and Godard Between Identity and Difference.
    (Continuum 2008).
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    The Philadelphia Inquirer Weekend section reviews Mapping Identity. "...may well be the most formidable, engaging group show on the theme anywhere to date."
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    Friday, April 2, 2010 - Chase Auditorium: Join us for a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Candidate Talk by Farid Azfar. His research focuses on the issue of sexual shame in England during the Enlightenment, combining his explorations into the history of early modern sexualities and the history of the Enlightenment.
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    On Thursday, April 8th at 4:30 PM, the John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center presents Inna Faliks, piano, in MacCrate Recital Hall, Union. This event is free and open to the public.
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    Thursday, April 8th, 8:30 PM - Lunt Cafe: Socrates Café with Michael Grant, '07 Author of "Who Owns History? The Construction, Deconstruction, and Purpose of the Main Line Myth". Enjoy an open conversation based on the Socratic Method... with lots of food. Lunt Cafe will be debuting their SPECIAL SPRING MENU... FOR FREE.
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    Friday, April 9, 10 AM - Stokes 102: A colloquium on exhibition-making, to be led by four distinguished curators based in diverse institutional locations—liberal arts college, research university, civic museum, alternative/ artist-run space. Each participant will present a manifesto of curatorial practice.
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    Haverford and Bryn Mawr College seniors exhibit work in a show running May 7-30, 2010. Join us for an opening reception in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery on Friday, May 7, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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    Talk by Kevin Karpiak, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Candidate on Wednesday March 31 @ 6 p.m. His research interests include: Political and Legal Anthropology; Ethnography of Police and Policing; Anthropology of Europe; Anthropology of Liberalisms; Anthropology of the Contemporary; Science and Technology Studies; French Feminist Theory; Urban Anthropology; Ethnographic Methods; Anthropology of the U.S.; and Whiteness.
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    Friday, April 2, 7:00PM - Founders Great Hall: Zakes Mda is a South African writer, painter, composer, and professor of creative writing. His book The Heart of Redness won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize.
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    Tuesday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m. in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, a "Conversation with Tibetan Artist Gonkar Gyatso." Followed by an International Food Fair Reception outside the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Whitehead Campus Center.
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    Wednesday, March 31 - Friday, April 2: A three-day residency by artist George Hughes, a Ghanaian painter and performance artist who currently teaches art at the University of Buffalo. Hughes will engage in a series of activities at Haverford, including this performance piece.
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    Friday, March 19, 4:00 PM, Sharpless Auditorium: Mapping Identity officially opens with a lecture by the renowned Ghanaian philosopher and Princeton professor Kwame Anthony Appiah entitled Cosmopolitanism. This is immediately followed by an opening reception in the Gallery at 5:30 p.m.
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    March 26 - 27: Organized by Haverford's 2008-10 Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Rachel Oberter, this symposium brings together scholars from the fields of art history, media studies, cultural studies, and literature to consider the terms "medium" and "mediation" in nineteenth- and twentieth-century visual culture.
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    Tuesday, April 6 at 7:00 PM, Roberts Marshall Auditorium: Thundering Taiko drumming meets traditional Japanese dance as more than thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage!
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    Wed. March 17, 7:30 PM, Sharpless Auditorium: In Wide Awake, Berliner confronts both the anguish of his sleeplessness and the blessing of extra time that it affords his creative life, illuminating how an obsessive mind that won't shut down at night leaves him feeling "jet lagged in his own time zone."
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    Thurs. March 18, 7 p.m. in Stokes Auditorium: a Lecture and Performance of Selections from the Tale of Heike by Master Performer Yoko Hiraoka on the Biwa (Japanese Lute). Organized by the Humanities Center and the Kessinger Family Fund for Asian Performing Arts.
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    Monday, March 15, 4:30PM, Magill Library: The Library, the John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center, and the Office of Alumni Relations present a Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series talk by Nicole Myers Turner '97, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Pennsylvania, entitled "Becoming Free": Black Churches, Black Freedom and Black Sexuality in Postemancipation Virginia.
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    Associate Director James Weissinger & Professor Laura McGrane will host a Student Seminar proposal-writing workshop in James House from 1:30 - 2:30 this Friday, February 26th. Pizza lunch provided.
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    Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join a Reading Group led by Professor Emeritus of Political Science Harvey Glickman. The group will read and discuss key works of Islamist writers in order to better understand what they say about history, politics, culture of our times, critiques of the West, modernity, and visions of a just society.
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    Mapping Identity, an exhibition of works by 11 international artists co-curated by Visiting Associate Professor Carol Solomon and Haverford senior Janet Yoon, will run in the College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery March 19-April 30, 2010. An opening lecture will be held March 19, 4 p.m. in Sharpless Auditorium followed by a reception at the Gallery.
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    Following the Teach-In on Haiti event, resources have been made available for download via a Blackboard site.
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    Deadline: Friday, March 19th for Fall 2010 or Spring 2011 performances. Open to performers, technicians, directors, creators, designers, mixed-media installation artists, and anybody else who may be interested in producing crisp, challenging performing arts at Haverford.
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    February 9, 2010 @ 6 p.m. - An informal dialogue with professors from Bryn Mawr, Penn, Swarthmore, and Haverford who will frame the current crisis from the perspectives of Haitian and World narrative traditions, film, iconography, history, and political economy.
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    January 31 to June 6, 2010 at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. The collaborative team of Jeanne C. Finley and John Muse have based their first major project in the northeast on the sweep of over 200 years of Ridgefield, Connecticut’s, history. The exhibition explores different ways of keeping time and moving through space by presenting the wanderings of legendary historical figures from Ridgefield, Sarah Bishop and the Leatherman.
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    Tues Feb. 2nd, 10 PM, Stokes 102: Student Seminars are interdisciplinary not-for-credit classes designed and run by students, with topics ranging from the psychology of music in film to the relationship between poetry and polynomials. If you already have an idea--great! If you don't already have an idea--great! Either way, there will be free coffee.
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    Artist Talk: Thursday, January 28, 7:30 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium in the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC). The gallery will be open 11-7:30 p.m. and then 8:30-9:30 p.m. following the Artist Talk. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, January 29, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gallery.
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center Steering Committee has agreed to fund any Haverford College student who is accepted into the The Philadelphia Art Museum's Museum Studies Internship Program (June 7, 2010 - August 6, 2010).
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    Tuesday, January 26th, Stokes 102, 10PM: Learn more about student opportunities at the Hurford Humanities Center, including the Student Arts Fund, The E. Clyde Lutton '66 Memorial Fund For The Performing Arts, Student Seminars, Reading Groups and Research Stipends.
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    Join us for a series of events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. All events are free and open to the public.
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    We seek scholars interested in the intersecting histories of sex, state, and society in the early modern era. Area of specialization is open, but might include history, history of art, music, psychology, anthropology, literature, sociology, philosophy, law, political science, religious and/or cultural studies. Candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 2005 at the earliest, or who have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by the application deadline of January 30, 2010 are eligible.
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    The Humanities Center offers four courses for Spring, 2010: African Masculinities, Documentary Film and Approaches to Truth, Ocular Anxiety: Visuality in the Nineteenth Century, and The Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art.
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    Thursday, December 10th, 9pm, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Haverford artists Dylan Ravenfox, Sam Kaplan & Goda Trakumaite, Robin Riskin, and Jane Holloway and Bryn Mawr artist Samantha Salazar have created short video works for the installation apparatuses that make up Finley + Muse's Imaginative Feats Literally Presented: Three Fables for Video Projection. They broke it. Let them fix it.
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    The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery presents the East Coast premiere of Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers, featuring the photographic prints of internationally acclaimed artist Chris Jordan. The show will run January 22-March 5, 2010. An artist’s reception will be held Friday, January 29, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gallery.
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    December 3, 7:00 p.m., Chase Auditorium: Mark Doty is a critically-acclaimed, award winning author. In his 1997 memoir, Heaven’s Coast, Doty chronicles the story of his partner’s illness and, ultimately, death at the hands of AIDS. Mark Doty will read from Heaven’s Coast for the Haverford Community and will talk about the impact of AIDS on his life. Part of AIDS Awareness Week at Haverford College.
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    Thursday, December 3rd, 7:30 p.m., Dining Center Black Box Theater: Performed by Yannis Simonides / Elliniko Theatro. Organized by Professors Bret Mulligan and Robert Germany. Sponsored by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the Distinguished Visitors Office, and the Departments of Classics and Philosophy.
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    Professor of English Theresa Tensuan and filmmaker and bookstore buyer Mary DiLullo are shooting a documentary about the innovative writing workshops led by bestselling author and artist Lynda Barry. The two filmed Barry as she led her “Writing the Unthinkable” workshop as part of the symposium “Drawing the Line: Comics and the Art of Social Transformation”.
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    Janet Yoon '10 and Professor Carol Solomon are co-curating Mapping Identity, an exhibit set to open in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery in Spring 2010. Here, Janet documents her work in preparing for the show.
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    This November 13 symposium attempts to canvass as well as to expand upon the topics related to American lynching and its multiple representations, understandings of the body as a site for social ideology, and materiality as expressed through literature, visual culture, and performance.
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    The film explores the struggle of the people of the Narmada Valley against the big dams that threaten to submerge their lands and displace them from their homes, traditions and cultures.
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    Wed. November 11th 2009, 8:00 p.m. - Meditation Room, Woodside Cottage: All members of the Haverford Community are invited to join the Poetry Reading Group and the HHC for a lively evening of poetry, fiction, and far-flung works from across the literary canon! Hosted by Thomas Devaney, Visiting Assistant Professor in Creative Writing.
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    Oct. 20 & 21, 2009: "Politics, Africa, and Performance" brings together writers, scholars, performers, and activists in a two-day discussion focusing on the ways in which the visual and performing arts provide crucial links between lived experience and political power.
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    October 21-25, 2009: Cartoonists Lynda Barry, Eric Drooker, and John Jennings will be joining cultural critics Jared Gardner, Jeet Heer, and Sharon Mizota and members of the Haverford College community for five days of workshops, master classes, lectures, and panel presentations on the role of comics in movements for social change.
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    Artists Jeanne C. Finley and John Muse explore the visual culture of America’s contemporary wars through three video works that will be exhibited in Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, October 23-December 11, 2009.
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    Tuesday, Sept. 22nd, 4:30 pm, Sharpless Auditorium, KINSC. Moderated by Robert Cozzolino, Curator of Modern Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Presented by the John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center in collaboration with Spector Projects.
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    Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery has kicked its exhibition schedule up to an ambitious new level, with an array of shows scheduled for the 2009-10 season that will help connect the College more closely to the rich Philadelphia-area art scene and bring nationally and internationally renowned artists to campus.
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    Tuesday, Sept. 15th, Stokes 102, 10 PM: Learn more about student opportunities at the Hurford Humanities Center, including the Student Arts Fund, The E. Clyde Lutton '66 Memorial Fund For The Performing Arts, Student Seminars, Reading Groups and Research Stipends.
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    Through an internship funded by the Hurford Humanities Center, Madeline Kreider-Carlson ’10 spent the summer at the Library Company of Philadelphia uncovering the lives of American women in the pre-Civil War era.
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    Haverford students and alumni are playing featured roles—both onstage and behind the scenes—at the 2009 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe.
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    Through the Hurford Humanities Center, Danielle Helme '10 spent the summer interning at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live and its nonprofit partner, LiveConnections.org.
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    A summer internship sponsored by the Hurford Humanities Center gave aspiring director Matthew Bessey '10 the chance to learn about documentary film production at Philadelphia's Scribe Video Center.
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    Through the Hurford Humanities Center, Sarah Singley '10 is interning with Philagrafika, helping plan for the biggest international art festival ever to grace Philadelphia.
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    Humans, both as observers and subjects, are the focus of “Beautiful Human,” a multi-media exhibit that runs in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Friday, September 11-October 9, 2009.
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    Thanks to the Hurford Humanities Center, Julia Dunbar '10 is spending this summer with the University of Pennsylvania's Mapping Du Bois Project. She's helping to create a board game, documentary, and interactive map aimed at teaching inner-city students about Philadelphia's diverse history.
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    The connection between music and quantum mechanics was the subject of a three-day event that brought a trio of renowned artists working at the crossroads of music and technology to Haverford.
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    Bryn Mawr College seniors Sylvia Kim and Juliana Magnifico will display their senior thesis fine arts projects at Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, May 9-31, 2009. An opening reception will be held Saturday, May 9, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Gallery.
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    Wed. May 6, 6-9 p.m.: Forty-seven students from Professor of Religion Ken Koltun-Fromm's Material Religion in America class will offer multimedia presentations of their final projects in the Bryn Mawr Room of the Dining Center. A buffet dinner will be served for all those who attend. Thur. May 7, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Three Haverford professors and three distinguished visitors will participate in an all-day conference in Sharpless Auditorium. Topics will include
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    An art show in James house featuring work by Allyn Gaestel. Opening April 30th, 8:30pm - 10:30pm. Show runs until Friday, May 15th. Supported by the Students Art Fund.
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    Ariella Foss '09 explores speech and rhetoric in this blog designed to accompany the Speech Acts Reading Group. This reading group examines the greatest orators of our time to see the way they raised their voices, clenched their fists and captivated their audiences.
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    Student Seminars are interdisciplinary not-for-credit classes designed and run by students. This year topics range from how film changes the way we perceive music to how Disney's retellings claim ownership of original stories while inflecting complex issues suffusing the contemporary American cultural Imaginary. Application Deadline: Monday, April 27th.
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    The Writing Center and Writing Program present a talk by John Muse, Visiting Assistant Professor and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Monday, April 20, 4:30 p.m. in Gest Center 101.
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    A Make Art Happen group mixed media show opening in James House on Friday, April 17th 2009, from 7:30-11 PM. The show features movies, paintings, poetry, stories, collages, projections, installations, music, and other types of displays created by Haverford students.
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    Underwritten by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, the Hurford Humanities Center has begun to develop a program for faculty across the three divisions to design and implement extended, multi-dimensional arts residencies in conjunction with their curricular and scholarly agendas. Learn more about this new source of funding Friday, April 24, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Stokes 102 (lunch provided). If possible, please RSVP by Wednesday April 22nd to kbenston@haverford.edu.
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    This exhibition showcases Patrick Singleton '82's study of human interaction at various beaches throughout the nation. John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center Gallery, Stokes Hall Rm. 102. Friday, April 17 - Sunday, May 31, 2009. Opening Reception: Friday, April 17, 2009, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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    Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 PM, Sharpless Auditorium: Jeanne C. Finley will show a selection of films, installations, and site-specific public works that utilize non-fiction source materials as their foundation. "STRANGE TRUTH," is a series of screenings and conversations with world-renown documentary filmmakers organized by Haverford's visiting filmmaker Vicky Funari.
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    The Haverford Journal is the semi-annual publication of the best student work in the social sciences and humanites. The 2008-09 issue is ready for the press. Please email all submissions to haverford.journal@gmail.com by April 15, 2009.
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    April 3 - May 3, 2009 at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. The exhibition comprises an in depth view of six artists' understanding of the intimate relationships between drawing and painting, with many examples from the work of each artist.
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    Now that the exchange is over, join Mawrtyrs and Fords in James House for a party celebrating the mixes we made for each other.
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    A roundtable discussion on the future of the humanities in an age of digital archivalism. Speakers include Laura Mandell, U. Miami- Ohio, Caroline Levander, Rice University, and Jeffrey Schnapp, Stanford University. Supported, in part, with a grant for Symposium Speakers.
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    The Humanities Center invites applications from Haverford students interested in studying Latin or Ancient Greek intensively during the summer - Classics Majors & Non-Majors are eligible. Full details available at the Humanities Center Office, Stokes 103, or online.
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    Coordinated by John Muse, "among friends" presents a series of four simultaneous, collaborative workshops that team contemporary artists with Haverford students and interested members of the community. Monday March 23rd – Thursday, March 26th, 2009.
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    The Hurford Humanities Center and Distinguished Visitors Fund present a series of screenings and conversations with world-renowned documentary filmmakers organized by Haverford's visiting filmmaker Vicky Funari.
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    The gallery will be closed Saturday 3/7 and Sunday 3/8. We will be closing at 5pm on Wednesday 3/11 and will remain closed Thursday 3/12 through Saturday 3/15.
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    Are you a musician? Are you not a musician? Then visiting artist Jen Delos Reyes needs your help! Between March 18th and March 22nd, she wants to re-record Fleetwood Mac’s album Rumours, track-by-track with Haverford & Bryn Mawr musicians—students, staff, and faculty. Stop by the Dining Center lobby on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4TH, from 11am - 2pm or 5 pm - 7:30 pm to listen to tracks and sign-up.
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    A Sound Installation at James House, March 2, 6 PM. Created by Scott Muller, Jack Meaney, and Hannah Jaenicke. Rediscover the ghost in the machine. Sponsored by the Student Arts Fund.
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    March 2, 4:30PM: Shared Histories: Materiality and Community in Ancient India. March 4, 4:30PM: Art as Action: Transformative Exchanges at the Accra Arts Centre.
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    Organized by Professor Carol Solomon in conjunction with her course "Art and Cultural Identity," this public lecture series features artists who deal with the effects of migration, exile, hybridity, or displacement. Sponsored by the Center for Peace & Global Citizenship, the Hurford Humanities Center, the Distinguished Visitors Program, and the Department of Fine Arts.
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    Friday, 2/27 @ noon. Student Seminars are interdisciplinary not-for-credit classes designed and run by students with a faculty advisor. Students are invited each spring to propose a theme or subject of interest that they would like to explore in a group setting.
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    As part of the among friends symposium, student interns bring you "Mashup Karaoke." More than just your average karaoke night: all your favorite karaoke hits mashed up with all your other favorite karaoke hits while you sing them! For more info, email jhollowa@haverford.edu.
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    Join us for a Jazz Trio Master Class, Friday Feb. 20, 5 pm. Learn from: Sam Barsh on keyboard, Mark Guiliana on drums, Ned Ferm on sax! Open to all instruments and voices. Sponsored by the Student Arts Fund.
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    The exhibition offers not only a pictorial history of the landscape but also displays the work of four woodworkers. Tom Pleatman '69, Pete Dorwart '63, Brad Whitman and Dinyar Chavda, through their bowls, vessels and furniture, have given new life to what once grew at Haverford.
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    Find out about Summer Internships, Student Research Assistant positions, Research Stipends, The Lutton Fund, The Student Arts Fund, and more... More info: jweissin@haverford.edu.
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    To advance the integration of visuality in disciplines ranging beyond Art History and Fine Arts, and to engage students in its various theoretical, generic, and material modes, these grants support development of new courses, the major renovation of existing courses, and/or the creation of interdisciplinary curricular offerings in various areas of visual culture.
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    Phase II begins: The among friends artists are coming soon; their student assistants need your help. Learn how you can collaborate on Wednesday, February 11th at 10 pm EST in Stokes 102 or watch the live-stream here.
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Humanities, the Department of East Asian Studies, the Department of Music, and the Kessinger Family Fund for Asian Performing Arts present Music From China, "an extraordinary musical ensemble that invokes the delicacy and power of traditional & contemporary Chinese music."
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    Organized by Professor Carol Solomon in conjunction with her course "Art and Cultural Identity," this public lecture series features artists who deal with the effects of migration, exile, hybridity, or displacement.

    Sponsored by the Center for Peace & Global Citizenship and the Hurford Humanities Center.
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    Coordinated by John Muse, the 2009 Hurford Humanities Center Mellon Symposium "among friends" presents a series of four simultaneous, collaborative workshops that team contemporary artists with Haverford students and interested members of the community. See what the student coordinators for the artist residency project are working on...
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    The John B. Hurford '60 Humanities Center of Haverford College invites applications for a two-year Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to begin Fall 2009. We seek scholars interested in material and visual culture. Area of specialization is open, but might include performance studies, psychology, cultural history, anthropology, literary, sociology, religious and/or cultural studies. Scholars with broad historical and interdisciplinary concerns are encouraged to apply.
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    The Hurford Humanities Center presents Photo Movements, an exhibition of work by Visiting Artist-in-Residence Pato Hebert. December 5 – 14, 2008 & January 20 - March 1, 2009.
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    A roundtable discussion responding to the photography of Art Sinsabaugh on Saturday, November 1 at 2 p.m. in Whitehead Campus Center 205, featuring Haverford Professor of English Stephen Finley; Michael Spano from Sarah Lawrence College’s Department of Visual Arts; and William Earle Williams, Audrey A. and John L. Dusseau Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Fine Arts, and Curator of Photography at Haverford.
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    New security systems, new lighting and added environmental controls raise the gallery's exhibition capabilities to museum standards.
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    The Hurford Humanities Center is pleased to sponsor two workshops this fall on documentary film-making techniques, to be conducted by award-winning documentarian Louis Massiah.
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    "The Spirit and the Psyche: Spiritualism, Symbolism, and Surrealism," taught by Mellon Postdoc Fellow Rachel Oberter, introduces students to the art of automatic drawing.
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    This exhibition is the first complete survey of the artist's career ever assembled and will run at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery from October 3 to December 14, 2008.
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    Photographs were first acquired for instructional purposes at Haverford College in 1870- thus, it is not surprising that alumni of the college have become photographers of the first rank, making major contributions to the field.
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    The artist will also give a talk on Wednesday, March 5.
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    Sligh's thought-provoking work challenges assumptions and generates discussion about race, sexuality, and gender identities.