The award connects the College’s Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, artist collective Slavs and Tatars, and Philadelphia nonprofits Twelve Gates Arts and the Council on American Islamic Relations for two years of planned artistic collaborations inspired by a 14th-century allegorical Uighur text.
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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.
The Contest of the Fruits will bend borders, tickle tongues, and fracture fixed identities. Join artist collective Slavs and Tatars for a tour of their Berlin studio as we kick off The Contest in Context virtual event series on June 29.
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.
Organized by Nguyễn Dịu-Hương, the 2019-2020 Mellon Symposium, “Voices from the Everyday South: Civilian Lives during the Viet Nam War,” brings together Vietnamese civilians from southern Viet Nam who lived through the war (1954-1975) for a conversation on varied aspects of daily life in the wartime South.
Siri Gannholm ’22 spent the summer interning at 826 Valencia, a writing organization serving students in the Bay Area.
This summer’s Doculab Fellows are staying close to home as they produce a documentary project about the 1976 American Bicentennial celebrations in Philadelphia.
The English major conducted bibliographic research and explored Argentina’s national archives to understand how photography can be used to falsify, erase, and manipulate the legacies of large-scale oppression and state-sponsored terrorism.