Category Archives: Events

Martin Amis speaks at Haverford College President Dan Weiss (right) conducted a public conversation with Martin Amis about his work. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Distinguished Visitors

Every year, Haverford hosts guest speakers through programs such as Distinguished Visitors and Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series. These lectures, classroom visits and workshops enhance and supplement the core curriculum.

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

Join British author Martin Amis for a reading and conversation on Wednesday March 5 at 7:30 pm in Founders Great Hall. Photo: Tom Craig Join British author Martin Amis for a reading and conversation on Wednesday March 5 at 7:30 pm in Founders Great Hall. Photo: Tom Craig

Distinguished Visitors

Every year, Haverford hosts guest speakers through programs such as Distinguished Visitors and Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series. These lectures, classroom visits and workshops enhance and supplement the core curriculum.

Robert Gumpert Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009 From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story Robert Gumpert
Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009
From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story

Prison Obscura

Prison Obscura Through March 7, 2014 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook, Prison Obscura presents rarely seen vernacular, surveillance, evidentiary, and prisoner-made photographs, shedding light on the prison industrial complex. Details »

A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Hackathon

Students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges had just 48 hours to conceive, develop, and present their web and mobile technology ideas at the first Tri-Co Hack-a-Thon. The winning entry, called “TryLinGO,” is a language-learning app that uses a … Continue reading

The River Dniester The River Dniester, 2011 Inkjet print, 40" x 40"

Vita Litvak

Vita Litvak: Я Подарю Тебе Мир (I Will Give You the World) and Other Promises from Transnistria Through April 20, 2014 Marshall Fine Arts Center Vita Litvak ’02, visiting assistant professor of fine arts, grew up in the self-declared post-Soviet … Continue reading

The River Dniester The River Dniester, 2011 Inkjet print, 40" x 40"

Vita Litvak

Vita Litvak: Я Подарю Тебе Мир (I Will Give You the World) and Other Promises from Transnistria Opening Night: Friday, February 7, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Marshall Fine Arts Center Vita Litvak ’02, visiting assistant professor of fine … Continue reading

Robert Gumpert Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009 From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story Robert Gumpert
Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009
From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story

Prison Obscura

Prison Obscura Through March 7, 2014 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook, Prison Obscura presents rarely seen vernacular, surveillance, evidentiary, and prisoner-made photographs, shedding light on the prison industrial complex. Details »

Robert Gumpert Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009 From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story Robert Gumpert
Chris Goshen, 27 June, 2009
From the series Take A Picture; Tell A Story

Prison Obscura

Prison Obscura Opening Night: Friday, January 24, 2014 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery Curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook, Prison Obscura presents rarely seen vernacular, surveillance, evidentiary, and prisoner-made photographs, shedding light on the prison industrial … Continue reading

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings through January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from the 13th to the 17th century.