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March 1, 2007

J.D. McClatchy  

Acclaimed Poet J.D. McClatchy to Read and Teach in BMC Creative Writing Program

J.D. McClatchy, a native of Bryn Mawr and an award-winning poet, essayist, editor and opera librettist, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the Ely Room at the Wyndham Alumnae House.

 

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Frank Wu  

Wu Brings a Subtler Palette to Discussion of Race at a 'Propitious Moment' for Coalition-Building

Frank Wu, an authority on the history of civil-rights law and the Asian-American experience, will speak at Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall.

     
Caryl Phillips  

Prizewinning Author Caryl Phillips to Read

Acclaimed author Caryl Phillips, whose oeuvre Time magazine has called "one of literature's great meditations on race and identity," will read from new work on Tuesday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Goodhart Music Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Saskia Sassen  

"Women and the New Global Economy" Series Opens with Renowned Scholar Saskia Sassen

The renowned University of Chicago sociologist Saskia Sassen will deliver the inaugural lecture, titled "Strategic Gendering and the Feminizing of Survival," at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton 300.

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Magee  

Budding Archaeologists Dig into the Past at Bryn Mawr's New Desert Outpost in Arabia

Bryn Mawr students have accompanied the College's archaeology faculty to excavation sites since the College's early days, but the new program represents the College's first training program in field skills offered for academic credit.

     
Vickers  

Drew Gilpin Faust '68 to Lead Harvard

Historian Drew Gilpin Faust '68 will shatter one of America's oldest glass ceilings when she becomes the first woman to lead Harvard University in the school's 371-year history. Her appointment as president was unanimously approved by Harvard's Board of Overseers on Sunday, Feb. 11.

     
Hanna Holborn Gray  

Bryn Mawr at Harvard: A History of Blazing Trails

Harvard University President-Elect Drew Gilpin Faust '68 is not the first Bryn Mawr woman to prise open doors of opportunity at Harvard. The first tenured female faculty member at Harvard, the first female curator at the Fogg Museum, and the first woman to edit the Harvard Business Review are among her predecessors.

     
Lauren Bacall  

Video From Hepburn Launch Gala Available

At the gala celebration of the launch of the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center in Philadelphia in September, videographers recorded the awards ceremony at which Lauren Bacall and Blythe Danner received the first Katharine Hepburn Medals. Excerpts from the ceremony are now available for download.

     

INSIDE BRYN MAWR

Tabitha Performance to Focus on
Humans and Technology

"Words That Hurt" Campaign

On Campus: Culturally Responsive Classrooms, Chamber Music

 
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