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Culture Plus: 50 Years Since Sidney – Where Are We Now?

Culture Plus: 50 Years Since Sidney – Where Are We Now?

In 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. In his acceptance speech, Poitier referenced the “long journey” it took to get…

Returning to the Wild Rumpus: Maurice Sendak at the Rosenbach Museum and Library

Returning to the Wild Rumpus: Maurice Sendak at the Rosenbach Museum and Library

The best parts of childhood are those that resonate with you as an adult. For many, the oeuvre of Maurice Sendak is one such part. While his books with their…

The Week in Pictures: The Three Musketeers, A Liberal Arts Symposium, and the annual Queer and Trans Conference

The Week in Pictures: The Three Musketeers, A Liberal Arts Symposium, and the annual Queer and Trans Conference

English Lecture ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 17 Anthony Foy, Professor of English Literature, gives a talk entitled "From Slave Narrative to Prison Narrative: The Criminal Subjects of…

Shiny Yet Empty: A Review of the RoboCop Remake

Shiny Yet Empty: A Review of the RoboCop Remake

While José Padilha’s update of RoboCop doesn’t attempt to replicate the satirical, violent tone of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 original, it’s ultimately a bland action movie that tries and fails to…

Swarthmore Slam Poetry Team Preps for CUPSI with Help of Coach Vision

Swarthmore Slam Poetry Team Preps for CUPSI with Help of Coach Vision

On March 12th, five poets from Swarthmore will travel to Boulder, CO, to compete in CUPSI (College Unions Poetry Slam Invitation), the 2014 National Poetry Slam Competition. Joining students Rose…

The Week in Pictures: Fulbright, South Pacific in Concert and Screw Your Roommate

The Week in Pictures: Fulbright, South Pacific in Concert and Screw Your Roommate

Alex Anderson '13 speaks on Fulbright Program ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 9 Alex Anderson '13 returns to Swarthmore to talk to students on being accepted to the…

Cornel West and Robert George at Swarthmore: Gallery

Cornel West and Robert George at Swarthmore: Gallery

1 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 10 Members of the Swarthmore Community and beyond line up outside the Friends Meeting House to see Professors Cornel West and Robert…

Tales of the South Pacific: Swarthmore’s Sesquicentennial Concert Event

Tales of the South Pacific: Swarthmore’s Sesquicentennial Concert Event

On Saturday, February 15, and Sunday, February 16, the Department of Music and Dance presents South Pacific: In Concert. Displaying the talents of many Swatties, both in the cast and…

The Week in Pictures: Harmony for the Homeless, First Generation Swatties, and International Netwoking

The Week in Pictures: Harmony for the Homeless, First Generation Swatties, and International Netwoking

First Generation Swatties ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Dean of First Year Students Karen Henry '87 speaks about her experiences as a first generation college student at…

Eric Song Lecture Explores Changing Definitions of Marriage in Literature

Eric Song Lecture Explores Changing Definitions of Marriage in Literature

“Now I kind of feel like a traveling salesman, selling the same vacuum,” Professor Eric Song said at his lecture, “The Queen is Not a Subject: The Politics and Theology…