by David Fialkow '15 | Posted on February 18, 2013
Members of the team behind Beasts of the Southern Wild, including John Williams '06 (left), screened the award-winning film on campus and talked with students about their work.
by Andrea Packard '85 | Posted on February 18, 2013
The 2013 Donald J. Gordon Visiting Artist and Lecturer discusses how his work, on display at Swarthmore's List Gallery through Feb. 24, celebrates cultural heritage, faith, and community.
Posted on February 13, 2013
John Williams '06 served as associate producer of the Academy Award-nominated feature film and met with students to discuss the filmmaking process.
Posted on February 8, 2013
Seeking Justice and Living Peace: Shane Claiborne on Solidarity and the Spirit. With introduction by Elliot Ratzman.
Posted on February 7, 2013
Shayne Lightner '87 discusses his experiences working in filmmaking and the entertainment industry.
Posted on November 28, 2012
Tarik Masud Quadir '87, an internationally renowned scholar of Sufism, Islamic philosophy, the Perennial Philosophy, and Islamic environmentalism, explores how, for Rumi and the Qur'an, religious diversity in the world is a divinely willed phenomenon.
Posted on November 26, 2012
Christiana Figueres '79 is the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She is also the founder of the non-profit Center for Sustainable Development of the Americas and received the Hero for the Planet award from National Geographic in 2001.
Carolyn Moxley Rouse '87: Why I Believe in Death Panels and Other Imperfect Roads to Health Care Justice
Posted on October 16, 2012
Medical anthropologist Carolyn Moxley Rouse '87 discusses the experience of an African American family she followed in the 1990s. Rouse explores the question: Given what we know about racial health disparities, did the actions of the hospital constitute health care justice?
Posted on October 9, 2012
The Department of History presents the 2012 Paul H. Beik Lecture to be given by Larry Wolff, professor of history and director of the Center for European & Mediterranean Studies at New York University.
Posted on September 21, 2012
Author and historian Alexander Keyssar examines issues of voting rights and voter suppression in America as the 2012 Constitution Day and Gilbert Lecture speaker.
Posted on July 17, 2012
Sayeh, director of the International Monetary Fund's African Department, discusses how to keep economies on track for sustained growth.
Posted on July 15, 2012
Dr. Beverly Tatum invites audience members to break the silence surrounding areas of difference including race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Posted on July 3, 2012
Laurie Raegan '79 discusses the shortcomings of modern medicine, offering the confucian therapy system of Wang Fengyi as an alternative that treats the causes of sickness instead of the symptoms.
Posted on June 20, 2012
Paul Brest '62, president of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, gave the Collection address during Alumni Weekend.
Posted on May 14, 2012
H. Alan Shapiro '71 discusses a long-awaited pyxus - the object of a 35-year odyssey - depicting the personification of soteria at the 12th annual Helen North Lecture.