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October 4, 2007


Bryn Mawr to Play Major Role in $2.5 Million Project to Develop Humanoid Robots

Bryn Mawr, four other U.S. universities and three Korean universities have been awarded a five-year grant for $2.5 million to advance humanoid-robot design and capabilities in the United States and Korea.


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Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott to Read Oct. 11

Poet and playwright Derek Walcott, recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr College on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall.


Symposium on Latino Studies Draws Scholars From Around the World

A constellation of rising stars in Latino studies will gather to discuss their discipline at Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and Thursday, Oct. 11, at "The Futures of Latina/o Studies: A Symposium on the Practices of Latinidad."


Filmmaker Susan Stryker to Screen Documentary on Transgender History

Susan Stryker, a historian, filmmaker and theorist whose work has been influential in determining the direction of the emerging field of transgender studies, will visit Bryn Mawr next week.


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Mideast Expert Rashid Khalidi to Give 2007 Flexner Lectures

Rashid Khalidi, one of the foremost authorities on the history of the modern Middle East, will deliver the 2007 Mary Flexner Lectures at Bryn Mawr College on three Wednesdays in October and November. The theme of the series will be "The United States, the Middle East and the Cold War."


Report From the Field: Shayna Israel's Procession of Lessons

Shayna Israel '08 participated in Bryn Mawr's Summer of Service Program this year. In a forthright personal essay, she discusses the challenges she faced and the insights she gained into herself and the world of work.


Leslie Rescorla Named Hepburn Center Director

Leslie Rescorla, a professor of psychology and director of the Child Study Institute and the Thorne Early Childhood Programs, will take the helm of the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center for the next two years.

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Legendary Bryn Mawr Archaeologist's Talk To Open Exhibition on Her Predecessors

Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway will reflect on the work of the extraordinary female archaeologists who came out of Bryn Mawr in the early part of the century in a lecture Tuesday, Sept. 25.




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