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Dale Kinney: Images That Divide and Unite

Posted March 25, 2010
"Bye, Bye, Buddha Brand," by Ben Sakoguchi, 2002.

Bryn Mawr art historian Dale Kinney will present “Images that Divide and Unite: An Art Historian’s View” on Monday, March 29, from 4:15 to 5 p.m. in Carpenter 21. The lecture is part of a series on conflict and visual culture offered by the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict. “The destruction […]

Poet J. C. Todd to Appear on Online Radio Program

Posted March 25, 2010

Poet J.C. Todd, a lecturer in the Bryn Mawr Creative Writing and Emily Balch Seminar Programs, will appear on Coffee Folk, a show on the online network Holistic Globe Radio, on Sunday, March 28. The show begins streaming at 7 p.m.  Listeners can catch the show live with HGR’s online listening widget or download it […]

“Global Philadelphia” Discussion Celebrates Publication of Book

Posted March 25, 2010

This Friday, March 26, Bryn Mawr sociologists Mary Osirim and Ayumi Takenaka will celebrate the publication of their new edited volume, Global Philadelphia: Immigrant Communities, Old and New, with a presentation featuring several scholars who contributed essays to the book. Among the presenters are a Bryn Mawr professor emeritus of economics, a Bryn Mawr anthropology […]

Actor Maggie Siff ’96 to Meet With Students Tuesday

Posted March 22, 2010

Maggie Siff  ’96, a film, television, and stage actress,  will visit Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, March 23, to meet with students and to discuss her work, her training, and her career.  She will speak at 4 p.m. in the glass lobby of Goodhart Hall. Siff has just finished an Off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s A […]

Nominations for Thomas Prize in Diversity Now Being Accepted

Posted March 18, 2010

The Office of Intercultural Affairs is now accepting nominations for the Thomas Prize in Diversity. Named in honor of Hayley S. Thomas, who joined the Bryn Mawr Community as an assistant dean and later became the acting director of the College’s Office of Institutional Diversity, the award recognizes students who personify the characteristics that Thomas […]

Discussions at BMFI to Accompany BMC Alumna’s Documentary on Barnes Foundation Controversy

Posted March 11, 2010

The Art of the Steal, a documentary produced by Bryn Mawr alumna Sheena Joyce ’98, will begin a run at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute on Friday, March 12. The film, which has attracted nationwide attention and drawn large crowds at several film festivals, deals with the controversial relocation of the Barnes Foundation from Merion, […]

Assistant Director for Grounds Ed Harman Completes Certified Grounds Manager Program

Posted March 11, 2010

The Professional Grounds Management Society has announced that Assistant Director for Grounds Ed Harman has become the 126th grounds management professional to complete its Certified Grounds Manager (CGM) program. Read more at the PGMS website.

Unveiling of President Emeritus Nancy J. Vickers’ Portrait

Posted March 11, 2010
Photo of Nancy Vickers

Faculty and staff are invited to welcome President Emeritus Nancy J. Vickers back to campus on Thursday, March 18, as her presidential portrait is unveiled at a reception in Thomas Great Hall. The reception will take place from 4-6 p.m. During her tenure, Vickers presided over the $225 million “Challenging Women” campaign to support improvements […]

Executive Director of the Earth Institute to Give Lecture on Understanding Environmental Policy

Posted March 11, 2010

Steve Cohen, executive director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, will give the Janee Armstrong Friedmann Lecture in International Relations on Thursday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton 300. Entitled “Understanding Environmental Policy, “Cohen’s lecture is sponsored by the Center for International Studies. As the executive director of the Earth Institute and the […]

Haitian Alumna to Discuss Rebuilding

Posted March 11, 2010

Bryn Mawr students, faculty, and staff are invited to drop in at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research’s “Community Conversations For Connections” on Wednesday, March 17, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the Dean’s Lobby at the GSSWSR. The guest speaker, on the topic of rebuilding Haiti,  will be Anne Bradley, MSS […]

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