Campus and the Nature Trail are closed to outside visitors.
We look forward to welcoming neighbors back as soon as it is safe to do so.
To minimize the potential for vectoring and to support the health of the Haverford community and those with whom our community members interact, visitors to campus will be permitted on the Haverford College campus only as authorized guests. Download the Campus Access and Guest Policy (PDF)
Virtual Family & Friends Weekend
While we can't be together in person, from October 22–25 we're hosting a mix of live and on-demand online events. This switch to the virtual space enables us to do our part to keep the Haverford community safe while allowing you to enjoy Haverford College from the comfort of home.
Oct to Nov
Thursday, October 15, 2020
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Thursdays, Oct. 15-Nov. 12: Trees are more important than ever. This virtual conference focuses on preserving trees in our communities and examines important topics including tree equity, making the benefits of trees available to everyone. Each session carries 1 CEU for International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists and costs $25. Visit the Morris Arboretum to register.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Join us online to learn from Zapotec language activists and educators about their work to reclaim knowledge and resist anti-indigenous ideologies in Mexico and the diaspora. Learn how dictionaries relate to weaving, hear Zapotec poetry, and listen to Zapotec language in context through a tour of San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca. Sign up to join in with a short Zapotec language lesson before or after this event. Registration required by Thurs., October 22.
Friday, October 30, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM
During this virtual event, DocuLab student fellows Sam Berg, Cindy Ji, Shiko Njoroge, Zarahy Rivas, and Lyvia Yan will discuss their experiences working on Smile4Kime, sharing project excerpts and clips from the media the group studied, as well as talking about working alongside the film’s animation team on film production. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A., along with a sneak peek at this coming summer’s DocuLab 2021 project, “For, With, and Against the Camera: Performance Cinema.” RSVP to attend!
Saturday, October 31, 2020
12:00PM to 1:30PM
Bad Feminists Making Films will feature short screenings of works-in-progress from women filmmakers who will be discussing the importance of intimacy in feminist ethnographic filmmaking practice. The panel will explore the personal relationships and bonds with family, found family, and friends show how love informs their practices, collaborations, and aesthetics in filmmaking. Featuring the work of Ethnocine Collective members Emily Hong, Miasarah Lai, and Mariangela Mihai, and moderated by Elena Guzman. Learn more and RSVP at hav.to/ethnocine
Friday, November 6, 2020
4:00PM to 5:30PM
Join DocuLab 2020 student fellows Sam Berg, Cindy Ji, Shiko Njoroge, Zarahy Rivas, and Lyvia Yan for a hands-on virtual animation workshop. Get a look at their animation work from the past summer and then learn how to develop your own film concepts and storyboards. This event is for anyone who is interested in learning more about how to bring an artistic concept to reality, and is open to ALL skill levels. Participants should have a pencil and a few sheets of paper. RSVP to attend!
Thursday, November 12, 2020
11:15AM to 1:00PM
Lindsay Griffiths is a first-generation Jamaican-American. She is a PhD candidate in English Literature and African American Studies at Princeton University, and she holds a B.A. in English Literature and Spanish Translation from CUNY Hunter College. Centered around the 19th and 20th centuries, her work attends to the temporal, geographic, and linguistic displacements of Black diasporic literary works as a result of translation, publication, and archival absences. Lindsay is also a published translator.
Saturday, November 14, 2020
7:30PM to 9:30PM
OCL|OCL|Zoom links on tinyurl.com/bmcpst-fall20
In collaboration with Professors Kim Benston (Haverford College), Eric Song (Swarthmore College), and Jane Hedley (Bryn Mawr College), the BMC Shakespeare Performance Troupe presents a three-part series on Shakespeare and Race. Join us for this panel with Professor Jane Hedley, Saria Rosenhaj, Linden Chamlee Wright, and Loh Jia Yi.
Sunday, November 15, 2020
3:00PM to 5:00PM
This program, based on a Franco-American theme, will present works by Faure, Heidi Jacob, and more. Due to COVID-19, this concert will be presented online and is free and open to the public. For a link to the concert, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.