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.
News & Updates
RSVP to join us Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. for a virtual screening program and discussion on contemporary Uyghur film culture. The conversation will consider the challenges faced by and present the great work coming from contemporary Uyghur filmmakers. The program ranges from self-ethnographic works set in the region and films created in the diaspora with Uyghur subjects, to work that represent the bonds Uyghurs are creating with other stateless peoples. The films will be available online preceding the event.
The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College invites applications for a two-year, full-time Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to begin Fall 2022. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on January 9, 2022.
This anthropology course explores human attempts to extend sensory capacities through robots, sensors, nonhuman animals, and plants, considering how colonialism, race, disability, gender, and surveillance shape the desire to sense beyond the human.
The new Hurford Center post-baccalaureate fellow tells Jalen Martin ‘23 about his art, his journey to Haverford, and his goals in his new position.
This health studies course explores the human experience of cancer patients and their families to provide a lens to critically examine the healthcare system and sociopolitical conditions of their societies.
“The Contest in the Fruits” exhibition in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery puts a modern, hip-hop spin on an ancient Uyghur poem.