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Maya Yu Zhang’s Exploration of Concepts of Beauty and More Screened at Film Festivals

Posted November 13, 2014
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When Maya Yu Zhang ’15 was a young girl, her mother paid a man who ran an unlicensed mole removal shop to remove a mole on the back of her neck. Now about to turn 23, she still remembers the pain of the experience. That memory lies at the heart of Maya’s short film Marked, […]

Film Studies Program Brings Video Artist Richard Fung to Campus on Monday, Feb. 10

Posted January 30, 2014
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The Film Studies Program at Bryn Mawr College provides students with opportunities to study the history, theory, and criticism of moving images, with an emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of cinema as a key form in modern visual culture. On Monday, Feb. 10, the program, along with the 1902 Lecture Fund, Gender & Sexuality […]

GSSWSR’s Ray Albert Discusses Landmark Civil Rights Case in Advance of Nov. 14 Screening of The Loving Story

Posted November 7, 2013
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As moderator of next Thursday’s panel on the Loving Story, the film detailing the 1958 arrest of Richard and Mildred Loving for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage and the ensuing court battle that led to the 1967 Supreme Court decision that overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the U.S., Graduate School of Social Work and Social […]

Bryn Mawr Receives NEH Grant to Host Series of Events Tied to Civil Rights Films

Posted August 13, 2013
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Over the next two academic years, Bryn Mawr College will host events highlighting four powerful documentary films (The Abolitionists, Slavery by Another Name, Freedom Riders, and The Loving Story) as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities initiative to mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The initiative, titled Created Equal: America’s Civil […]

Art and Immigration Events Planned for April 10 & 12

Posted April 4, 2013
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Bryn Mawr’s Campus Takes Star Turn in New Documentary About Camp for Aspiring Magicians

Posted November 29, 2012

Katharine Hepburn ’28 may have won more Oscars than any other woman in history, but Bryn Mawr College itself has yet to find that perfect role—particularly in recent years. The Bollywood movie “New York” was a big hit in much of the world and has some great shots of the campus, but Bryn Mawr was […]

Diversity Leadership Group Selects Six “Class Dismissed” Projects for Funding

Posted May 12, 2011

As part of a yearlong initiative titled “Class Dismissed? Furthering the Dialogue About Class,” the Diversity Leadership Group and Diversity Council in early March invited members of the Bryn Mawr campus community to submit proposals for collaborative projects designed to spark dialogue on the topic of class. The group expected to select three proposals to […]

May Day 2011 Scheduled for May 1

Posted April 22, 2011
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One day a year, Bryn Mawrters are urged to cease working hard and begin hardly working: at the College’s annual May Day celebration students eschew books and papers, even in the face of approaching finals week, to frolic on the grass. For several years, Bryn Mawr’s May Day celebration has been held on the Sunday […]

Feb. 10 Teach-In on Revolutionary Movements in Egypt and Tunisia Features Faculty, Students, Alumnae, Guests

Posted February 9, 2011

This Thursday, Feb. 10, the Bryn Mawr community will have an opportunity to learn more about the much-discussed revolutionary movements in North Africa at an all-day “Teach In for the Revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt” in the College’s Campus Center. Organized by seniors Jesse Solomon and Sundes Kazmir, the program, which includes presentations by guest […]

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 […]

SJPP Screens Documentary on College Access, Hosts Panel Featuring Film’s Director and Stars

Posted October 14, 2010

The Social Justice Partnership Program and 360° invite the Bryn Mawr Community to a special screening of the documentary film First Person and an opportunity to talk with some of those featured in the movie. First Person unfolds through the eyes of six promising Philadelphia teens. The film opens on the first day of 11th […]

Sunday Performance by Chamroeun Yin to Open Monthlong Series on Cambodian Classical Arts

Posted September 22, 2010
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Beginning this Sunday, Sept. 26, Bryn Mawr College will host a series of events focusing on the classical arts of Cambodia. Inspired by a visit from Cambodia’s Khmer Arts Ensemble scheduled for October, the series will include performances, lectures, and workshops conducted by members of the local Cambodian community of Philadelphia as well as the […]

Bryn Mawr Film Institute Series Celebrates College’s 125th Anniversary

Posted September 16, 2010
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The Bryn Mawr Film Institute, founded by Bryn Mawr alumna and former trustee Juliet Goodfriend ’63, will celebrate the College’s 125th anniversary with a film series highlighting the accomplishments of Bryn Mawr alumnae. Three of the screenings will be introduced by the Bryn Mawr alumnae who played roles in producing, writing, and/or directing the film […]

Grand May Day Scheduled for May 2

Posted April 23, 2010
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This year’s May Day celebration will occur on Sunday, May 2. All of the day’s events are free, and most are open to the general public … Read more»

Red Grooms Exhibition: Iconic Pieces and Previously Unseen Works

Posted March 4, 2010
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Bryn Mawr College’s 2010 spring exhibition, Old Masters and Modern Muses: Red Grooms’s Portraits of Artists, 1957-2009, showcases more than 30 works of art by prominent American artist Red Grooms … Read more»

Filmmakers Sarah Schenck ’87 and Margaret Sclafani ’08 Visit Campus for Hepburn Center Events

Posted February 18, 2010
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Hepburn Center Fellow Sarah Schenck ’87 returns to Bryn Mawr next week with fellow filmmaker Margaret Sclafani ’08 for a variety of special events, including a lecture in the  Center for Visual Culture‘s Wednesday colloquium series and a screening of Schenck’s film Slippery Slope at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. In addition, Schenck will meet […]

Event Postponements and Cancellations

Posted February 9, 2010

Because severe winter weather is predicted for the Philadelphia area, a number of events scheduled to take place at Bryn Mawr College have been postponed or canceled. College Communications recommends that anyone planning to travel to the College for an event on Wednesday, Feb. 10, or Thursday, Feb. 11, check the College’s online calendar before […]

Hepburn Center and BMFI Host Film Screening, Discussion of Documentary About Mural Arts Prison Project

Posted January 4, 2010
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Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) will host a screening of the documentary Concrete, Steel, & Paint at the BMFI, 824 Lancaster Ave., at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The screening will be followed by a discussion about criminal justice and community arts with the film’s […]

Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck to screen Slippery Slope

Posted September 18, 2009
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Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck ’87 will visit the Bryn Mawr campus on Thursday, Sept. 24, for a screening of her comedy film Slippery Slope, which won the 2007 Best Feature award at the Broad Humor Film Festival in Los Angeles. Schenck will show the film at 7:30 p.m. in Carpenter B21 and respond to audience […]