Photo by Paul Bartholomew.
Schedule & Location
The urban setting of Philadelphia provides a sense of place to enhance the classroom experience, helping students learn first hand how the material in the courses is informed by the environment around them.
Speakers and representatives from organizations will be invited guests in the classes, and students will explore the city through neighborhood tours and also through trips to museums, community-based organizations, archives, and arts and cultural organizations.
- Philadelphia: Inventing a City (ENGL H222B)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m.
- The Politics of the Creative Class in American Cities (POLS H204B)
Tuesdays, 12-2:30 p.m.
- Narrativity and Hip Hop (ENGL B216)
Thursdays, 12:10-3:00 p.m.
Courses offered in the Tri-Co Philly Program will be held at the Friends Center in Center City. The Friends Center is located at 1501 Cherry Street, at the northwest corner of 15th and Cherry Streets, two blocks north of Suburban Station and City Hall.
Getting to the Friends Center:
Bryn Mawr students will take the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail to Suburban Station. Swarthmore students will take the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail to Suburban Station. Haverford students will take the Norristown High Speed Line, transfer at the 69th Street Transportation Center to the Market-Frankford Line and exit at the 15th Street/City Hall Station. Train schedules and maps are available on SEPTA’s website.
Travel Costs: Costs for travel to classes will be covered for all students. Travel costs for co- and extracurricular programming will also be covered for students accepted into the Philly Program.