Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • This course, which falls at the crossroads of English, visual studies, and comparative literature, explores the central role of film in imagining decolonization and desire as entangled narratives in the Third World.

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    Raymond, a distinguished molecular biologist with national standing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, will become Haverford's 16th president on July 1, 2019. She was a professor at Williams College for 19 years and is currently vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Davidson College.

  • Highlighting faculty professional activities, including conferences, exhibitions, performances, awards, and publications.

  • This sociology class introduces students to the social forces that shape the production of scientific knowledge and technological devices.

  • This history class is an in-depth analysis of Vietnamese history and the country’s struggles for independence and national unification from antiquity to the present day, and it includes an oral history project with members of the “Viet Nam Generation” as a core component.

  • Suzanne Amador Kane and Daniel Van Beveren pose with one of their robotic feathers from their experiment.

    The Haverford physics professor and the physics major co-authored a paper in PLOS ONE describing findings about the biomechanics of peafowl crests during social displays.

  • In this East Asian Languages and Cultures course students read and compare the two most iconic outlaw epics of England and China: Water Margin, about Song Jiang’s band of brothers in Shandong Province, and the many ballads about Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest.

  • Three Haverford students quickly pitched and developed entrepreneurial ideas in one weekend with a team of collaborators at the TechStars Startup Weekend Philadelphia.

  • This physics course is about everything that oscillates—vibrations and waves in mechanical, electronic, and optical systems—and introduces related mathematical methods, such as functions of a complex variable and Fourier analysis.

  • A new exhibit, coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative and the Brooklyn Museum with support from Google, presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials.

  • This introductory anthropology course explores medical systems, health, and healing in a cross-cultural perspective using ethnographic studies and cross-comparative analyses.

  • This political science course introduces analytical perspectives on international relations and explores the evolving structure of the state-based order—which originated with the peace of Westphalia in the 17th century—over the last four centuries.

  • headshot of Antonio Lopez Galicia

    The executive director of Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City, López joins us on campus for a week of talks, classroom visits, and more related to his work in human rights, peace education, and the protection of those most vulnerable.

  • This English course explores the work of British writers in the 1930s who tried to fight rising militarism, totalitarian states, and imperial autocracy with prose and poetry.

  • This history course examines the history of the United States through its built environment—the physical spaces and landscapes through which Americans have constructed their habits, hopes and divisions in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

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