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  • This course explores the material presence of dead bodies as reminders of the effects of violence, objects of mourning, and problems for those who seek to move forward into a new, post-conflict future. It focuses especially on forensic science as a tool for clarifying the fate of victims, prosecuting perpetrators, and identifying remains on behalf of loved ones.

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy Jerry Miller and former Haverford philosopher Richard Bernstein discussed the philosophical underpinnings of scapegoating and structural violence prior to the Haverford-Bryn Mawr Chorale and Chorale Orchestra’s performance of Michael Tippett’s 1942 oratorio “A Child of Our Time.”

  • This transdisciplinary course focuses on the ethics and practice of community collaboration and community-based research in environmental work in urban settings and requires its students to spend significant time working with a community group in Philadelphia.

  • This first-year writing seminar explores the literary history of women’s work and women workers by analyzing poems, fiction, comic books, academic texts, and even Beyoncé videos.

  • The Health Studies Program offers this introduction to statistical reasoning and application specifically for students interested in the health professions.

  • This seminar examines the commitment to social justice within the Religious Society of Friends and highlights its historical and current manifestations.

  • A biology course examining issues of human origins and migrations, diversity, and the relationship between different populations and ethnic groups.

  • This English course uses the spectacular life and death of John Brown to examine issues, such as the place of violence in the cause of liberty and the roles of race and gender in the construction of emancipatory rhetoric, in a diverse set of texts produced across two centuries.

  • This health studies course explores the biological basis for, discoveries behind, and dissemination of medical advances that profoundly influence the quality of life, including antibiotics, anesthetics, HAART therapy, immunotherapy, stem cells and gene editing.

  • This political science course explores the central question: What balance should we as individuals strike between craft, design, and marketing, given that the world economy is increasingly elevating design and marketing over craft, while all have undoubted values?

  • Thanks to a new partnership between the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship and the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, students from Jonathan Wilson's "Economic Botany" class spent spring break in Trinidad and Tobago on an experiential-learning study tour.

  • Professors Ying Li and Curt Cacioppo welcomed the Venice Quartet to Magill Library for a showcase of Italian-inspired paintings and string pieces.

  • A recent open classroom event, exploring “the everyday language of racism,” brought together Swarthmore and Haverford classes and showcased the strength of the first Tri-College department.

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

  • Nimisha Ladva, a visiting assistant professor in the writing program, took the stage in Marshall Auditorium to impart her story in a powerful one-woman show.

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