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Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast

Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

Four students are participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship focusing on the enduring consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “It became apparent that there were numerous stories to be told, and the visually stimulating environment … Continue reading

Bunny sketches by Miriam Hwang-Carlos '17 for the Fringe Festival guide. Bunny sketches by Miriam Hwang-Carlos '17 for the Fringe Festival guide.

Summer Programs – HCAH

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities supports students across a range of internships, faculty assistantships, and research projects, including the new Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship Program in the Gulf of Mexico.

A poetry reading in Woodside Cottage The HCAH sponsored Poetry Reading Group, in conjunction with Visiting Assistant Professor Thomas Devaney, hosted a prose poetry reading in Woodside Cottage. Photo by Brad Larrison.

Poetry Reading Group

The English department offers courses in the literary traditions of the English-speaking world. The department aims to develop in its students the ability to respond to texts thoughtfully and critically, and to articulate those responses in clear and fluent English.

Sarah Harrison ’13 and Shelby Lyons ’15 are participating in a research cruise with the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative on the R/V Pelican. Sarah Harrison ’13 and Shelby Lyons ’15 are participating in a research cruise with the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative on the R/V Pelican.

Summer Research

Every year the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for Arts and Humanities and the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Science Center sponsor summer work, research and internships for almost 150 students.

Mural in Philadelphia Women of Progress by Cesar Viveros and Larissa Preston, 1317 Locust Street, Philadelphia. Photo: Kat Poje '16.

Summer Internships

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities supports an array of summer opportunities, from internships at Philadelphia-based arts organizations, historical or scholarly societies, publishers and community groups with interests in humanities-related activity, to faculty assistantships designed … Continue reading

Bitter Root Behind the scenes of Bitter Root written and directed by Catherine Casem '15, sponsored by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Bitter Root

“This semester, with the backing of Charlotte Lutton and the E. Clyde Lutton ’66 Memorial Fund for the Performing Arts, I wrote and directed an original story, which I shot over spring break.”—Catherine Casem ’15

A poetry reading in Woodside Cottage The HCAH sponsored Poetry Reading Group, in conjunction with Visiting Assistant Professor Thomas Devaney, hosted a prose poetry reading in Woodside Cottage. Photo by Brad Larrison.

Poetry Reading Group

The English department offers courses in the literary traditions of the English-speaking world. The department aims to develop in its students the ability to respond to texts thoughtfully and critically, and to articulate those responses in clear and fluent English.

A poetry reading in Woodside Cottage The HCAH sponsored Poetry Reading Group, in conjunction with Visiting Assistant Professor Thomas Devaney, hosted a prose poetry reading in Woodside Cottage. Photo by Brad Larrison.

Poetry Reading Group

The English department offers courses in the literary traditions of the English-speaking world. The department aims to develop in its students the ability to respond to texts thoughtfully and critically, and to articulate those responses in clear and fluent English.

Albert Schatz, grandfather of Carl Sigmond Pictured: Albert Schatz. Read about Carl's summer work on Decentered, the blog of the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Discovering the Discovery and the Grandfather Who Saved Millions

Discovering the Discovery and the Grandfather Who Saved Millions Carl Sigmond ’13, through a grant from the Hurford Center for Arts and Humanities and the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, documented the life and legacy of his grandfather, Albert Schatz, … Continue reading

Diadema antillarum "Through the KINSC Student Travel Fund and the Smithsonian Marine Station, I got the chance to spend five glorious days basking in all things coral reef related." Sarah Harrison '13. Photo: Diadema antillarum.

Beyond the Classroom

This year the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for Arts and Humanities and the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Science Center sponsored summer work, research and internships for almost 150 students.