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.
News & Events
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.
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.
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).
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.