The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities provides a place for inclusive and interdisciplinary programming by promoting collaborative engagement with the intellectual and artistic ambitions of Haverford College and broader communities.
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When colleges and universities talk about “inclusion,”—especially “elite” ones, which simultaneously tout their exclusivity—what do they mean? This seminar is an interdisciplinary examination of how the ideal of inclusion functions alongside the foundational exclusions on which “elite” educational institutions are built. Apply to Join by November 1.
Virtual & In-Person Hybrid Event! Thursday, October 21, 2021. 4:30 p.m. Opening Reception & 5:00 p.m. Screening. The evening will begin with the opening of Lexie Iglesia’s solo exhibition What I’ve Become at 4:30 p.m. in the Upper Create Space VCAM 206. Then at 5 p.m. there will be a screening event in the Cinema, VCAM 001: first, a presentation detailing the experiences and achievements of DocuLab 2021, followed immediately by works created by the Fellows. Q&A with the artists after. Note: To receive the Zoom link for the screening, please RSVP at hav.to/onions.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 4:30PM: Red-Black Thread explores the construction of black identity not from the traditional Anglophone and Francophone worlds of the Atlantic but rather from the Russophone idiom of imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. RSVP to Attend Virtually!
“The Contest in the Fruits” exhibition in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery puts a modern, hip-hop spin on an ancient Uyghur poem.
Fall 2021: Organized by Tajah Ebram, Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing & Writing Fellow at Haverford College, the four part Black Ecologies Workshop Series centers the knowledge, traditions and practices of local Black land and nature based practitioners, organizers and scholars.
Bilge Nur Yilmaz ‘21, Liz Burke BMC ‘23, Sofia Mondragon BMC ‘22, Alexandra Iglesia ‘21, and Alice Hu '21 spent the summer documenting the work of performance artists from across the country as part of the Summer Doculab Program.