Thursday, September 24 2020: Join the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, Twelve Gates Arts, and the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia) for a Uyghur and Urdu Poetry Reading (5-6pm est) followed by a Discussion and Q&A (6-6:30pm est).
News & Events
October 20, 2020, 4:30pm EST (VIRTUAL EVENT) Let Us Love You as You Are imagines the potential of exhibitions as care-taking spaces. This extension of the group exhibition An Alarming Specificity, which was originally set to open in the midst of a pandemic, takes up the mantle of creating spaces for bodies too often treated as marginal. Register to join us!
September 22–November 13, 2020: Faced with time during the COVID-19 lockdown and a campus blossoming from winter to spring and spring to fall, Ying Li did what any artist would do and went to work, painting each day en plein air. The result captures the abstract beauty of Li’s creative output from March – August 2020.
Supported by the Summer DocuLab initiative, five Tri-College students will are spending summer 2020 working on the experimental film Smile4Kime, directed by Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visual Studies Elena Guzman along with the film’s Executive Producer, animator Cybee Bloss.
HCAH Post-Bac Fellow Courtney Carter '17 interviews student poet Caroline Tien '20 about three of Tien's poems, her creative writing practice, and upcoming plans.
A forum addressing the topics of migrations, dislocations, and political disruption in contemporary Latin American literature.
Strange Truth 2020 examines the relationship between the visual and structures of power by engaging with politics of race, gender, and identity. Showcasing the work of international filmmakers, artists, activists, and media scholars, this year’s series explores how documentary and expanded cinema practices make visible the role of images in complicating and (re)constructing complex narratives of history, memory, and time.
January 24 – March 6, 2020: The Bicentennial in Philadelphia laid bare some of the most pressing questions of America’s national identity. Five Haverford and Bryn Mawr College students collaborated with poet Thomas Devaney and Greenhouse Media to explore this surreal moment in history through an experimental documentary film. Bicentennial City continues that project as an interactive installation with multi-channel projections, sculptures, and Bicentennial ephemera, seeking to explore the many roles myth and memory play in the psyche of a city.