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A collage of music, dance, and theater productions

Cooper Series

The William J. Cooper Foundation provides a varied program of lectures, performances, and exhibitions that enrich the academic work of Swarthmore College.

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Tess Wei ’17 and Andrea Packard '85 in the List Gallery

A Crucible of Learning

The List Gallery celebrates 25 years of enlivening and forging connections on and off campus.

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Amelia Estrada ’17

Dance Flowers

With support from the Lang Center, Amelia Estrada ’17 uses dance as a tool for empowerment. 

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Watch: Chopin Without Piano

Thanks to a community-wide effort, Swarthmore College hosted the North American debut of a production that comes to the U.S. from Poland.

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Book cover and author photo of Patricia Park '03

Listen: Patricia Park ’03 Reads from Her Acclaimed Debut Novel

Park reads from Re Jane, a Korean-American retelling of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, set in NYC and Seoul.

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A collage of students singing, playing instruments, acting, dancing, and displaying art

Celebrate the Arts!

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the creativity of Swarthmore’s students, faculty, and alumni.

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Watch: Interdisciplinary Collaboration Provides Opera with Context and Color

“We wanted to put works of classical art, the Aeneid, and the opera in conversation,” says Austen Van Burns ’17, of the efforts to generate interest in and understanding of the forthcoming production of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.

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Cooper Series

The William J. Cooper Foundation provides a varied program of lectures, performances, and exhibitions that enrich the academic work of Swarthmore College.

Discover more. from 2018-19 Cooper Series

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