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Exhibition Features Objects Collected by Arctic Anthropologist Frederica de Laguna

Posted January 27, 2011
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A special exhibition tells the story of professor Frederica de Laguna’s groundbreaking work as an archaeologist and ethnographer in the arctic

Film Screenings, Colloquium Among Highlights of Meredith Monk Residency

Posted January 27, 2011

When Meredith Monk visits campus next week as a Hepburn fellow, students will have the opportunity to attend workshops and spend time with one of the world’s most celebrated interdisciplinary artists. Registration still open for free ”Dancing Voice/Singing Body” workshops. Among the highlights of Monk’s fellowship are free screenings of several films that either are […]

Keynote by Scholar of Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Exhibition Highlight Black History Month Calendar

Posted January 27, 2011
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Activist, scholar and cultural critic Marc Lamont Hill, an anthropologist of education who has been identified as one of the leading public intellectuals of the hip-hop generation, will provide the keynote address for Bryn Mawr’s 2011 celebration of Black History Month. Hill, who regularly provides commentary for media outlets including NPR, the Washington Post, Essence […]

Bryn Mawr’s 2010: the Year in Review

Posted January 20, 2011
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As the spring semester gets into full swing, we thought we’d take a moment to look back on some of the things that made 2010 special. 125th Anniversary Bryn Mawr’s 125th anniversary officially kicked off on Reunion weekend. The celebration got into high gear during the fall semester with fall convocation, the start of the […]

Teaching and Learning Initiative Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article

Posted January 20, 2011

In “Campus Skill Swap”,The Philadelphia Inquirer looks at Swarthmore’s Learning for Life program and Bryn Mawr’s Teaching and Learning Initiative. The article quotes Education Professor Alison Cook-Sather.

Hanna Holborn Gray Research Fellowship Offers a First Look at Long-term Independent Research

Posted January 20, 2011
2010 HHG Fellow Jen Rajchel

The Hanna Holborn Gray ’50 Research Fellowship gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to conduct independent research in the humanities and humanistic social sciences during the summer months, with guidance and support from experienced scholars … Read more»

Kim Cassidy Reappointed as Provost

Posted January 13, 2011
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Kim Cassidy has agreed to serve as Bryn Mawr’s provost for an additional five years, President Jane McAuliffe recently announced . Cassidy was named acting provost in January 2008 and provost in June 2008. “I’m looking forward to five more years of working to continue to create an atmosphere where the faculty’s work of scholarship, […]

Student Blogger to Chronicle Trip to Bangladesh

Posted January 13, 2011
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Last month, we reported that a delegation of Bryn Mawr students and faculty members will travel to Chittagong, Bangladesh, to celebrate groundbreaking for the permanent campus of the Asian University for Women and later to the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka to attend an international conference where Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe will speak. Thanks to Bryn […]

Hiroshi Iwasaki to Be Remembered Jan. 21

Posted January 13, 2011
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On Friday, Jan. 21, on what would have been his 60th birthday, Bryn Mawr College will commemorate longtime Technical Director of Theater Hiroshi Iwasaki in Goodhart Hall’s Hepburn Teaching Theater at 5 p.m. Iwakasi died of cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Friends and colleagues will gather in the theater, which Iwasaki helped design, for about […]

Bryn Mawr College, Main Line MLK Association Celebrate MLK Day

Posted January 13, 2011
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In addition to its annual hosting of the Main Line Martin Luther King Association’s celebration of King’s life and legacy, Bryn Mawr College will recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a number of service projects for the college community. Details about College-sponsored day-of-service projects can be found on the Civic Engagement Office’s website. The […]

Registration Open for Free Workshops With Interdisciplinary Arts Pioneer Meredith Monk

Posted January 11, 2011

Interdisciplinary arts pioneer Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble will be performing at Goodhart Hall on on Sunday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. in the McPherson Auditorium as part of the Performing Arts Series and the College’s 125th Anniversary. Leading up to the performance, Monk will be in residence for a week on Bryn Mawr’s campus […]

Meredith Monk Revisits Her Acclaimed Performance ‘Education Of The Girlchild’ And Other Seminal Works As Part Of Bryn Mawr’s 125th Anniversary

Posted January 11, 2011
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The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series presents interdisciplinary arts pioneer Meredith Monk in a revival of her groundbreaking Education of the Girlchild as part of the College’s 125th anniversary celebration. Education of the Girlchild Revisited features Monk’s legendary solo from the original 1972 work, in which she imagines herself as an old woman, reliving […]