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Library Exhibition of Givens Collection Treasures Focuses on African-American Research Collections

Posted February 16, 2011
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A new exhibition sponsored by the Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library and the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research focuses on African-American research collections.

Lecture on African-American Research Collections Opens Exhibition at Bryn Mawr

Posted February 3, 2011
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A special lecture on Feb. 8 will mark the opening of the exhibition “The Arts of Social Justice: The Archie Givens, Sr. Collection of African American Literature” … Read more»

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 […]

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»

Darwin’s Ancestors Exhibition to Open Thursday, Oct. 22, With Lecture on Early Geneticists

Posted October 15, 2009
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The new exhibition Darwin’s Ancestors: Tracing the Origins of the “Origin of Species,” will open on Thursday, Oct. 22, with a lecture by Swarthmore College Professor of Biology Scott Gilbert, titled “Disagreements among Friends: How T. H. Morgan and E. B. Wilson’s Agreeing to Disagree Helped Establish Genetics and the Modern Synthesis.” Read more»

Exhibition on women’s colleges opens Monday with discussion of Bryn Mawr campus life through the decades

Posted February 27, 2009
Photograph of Parade Night, 1911, from the Bryn Mawr College Special Collections

The new exhibition “The Very Best Thing in a Girl’s Life”: Early Women’s Colleges in Fiction and Fact draws on the Bryn Mawr College library’s large collection of turn-of-the-century fiction about college girls, and on scrapbooks, diaries, and correspondence from some of Bryn Mawr’s earliest graduates. Read more »