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  • For students returning from internship experiences who wish to deepen their understanding of social justice and healthcare, this course integrates experiential learning with readings on cultural conceptions of health, structural determinants of health, and addressing health inequalities in the United States and other countries.

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

  • A new program out of the VCAM building facilitates classroom connections to Philadelphia and local artists.

  • This course, which is crosslisted in both comparative literature and peace, justice, and human rights, investigates what permanent surveillance meant and means historically and today for society at large and for individual artists living under its pressure.

  • Award-winning poets Joan Larkin and Robert Hershon read a selection of their work last week at an event organized by Visiting Assistant Professor of English Thomas Devaney and sponsored by creative writing programs at Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities.

  • This course explores the important issues of health and healthcare from an economic perspective, including the roles and perspectives of individuals, providers, insurers, and governments, and how their decisions are shaped by different economic, political, and ethical motivations.

  • The two-decade-old tradition, which invites community members to enjoy film, music, and speakers encompassing all things Yiddish every semester, welcomed queer, Yiddish, anarchist band Koyt Far Dayn Fardakhtn, featuring bassist Rose Kaplan-Bomberg ’10, to campus.

  • Haverford hosted scholars, activists, educators, and creators for a symposium on extending the guarantees of human rights policy more broadly.

  • This course in the Department of Religion investigates the range of meanings attributed to the term “yoga” over 2,000 years and across multiple geographical and cultural communities.

  • Professor Anne Preston

    The professor of economics has earned a year of support for her research into the current magnitude and character of occupational exit of scientists and engineers in the U.S.

  • This history course examines the theories and strategies that people developed to explain the advent and spread of individual plagues and epidemics.

  • This course, which is cross-listed in East Asian languages and cultures, environmental studies, and visual studies, examines the relationship between environment and the arts in China and Japan—particularly how artists engage with and respond to nature through varied modes of artistic production and exhibition.

  • This English course introduces students to the study of literature through the art of borrowing, sampling, recycling, and remixing.

  • This course surveys anthropological approaches to architecture, with a particular interest in how architecture expresses senses of place. 

  • The Black Extra/ordinary Symposium, organized by Assistant Professor Christina Knight, welcomed scholars, curators and artists from the greater Philadelphia area to campus’ new VCAM building for an explosive keynote performance and a day of discussions about black representation in fine arts, historical archives, and other visual landscapes.