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  • (Swarthmore, Pa. : Swarthmore College, 1989, 1989)
    Cake-cutting ceremony celebrating the 125th anniversary of the founding of Swarthmore College, including performances by student a cappella groups and the Swarthmore Gospel Choir, along with addresses and by Neal Austrian ...
  • (Swarthmore, Pa. : Swarthmore College, [1989], 1989)
    Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Swarthmore College. The presentation includes a performance by a student a cappella group, an introduction by David Fraser, addresses by students Leah Theologis and Jeff Reagan, and a ...
  • Seneviratne, Sudharshan (Swarthmore College, December 8, 2010)
    Visiting Cornell Professor Sudharshan Seneviratne draws on his scholarly work and work as Director General of the UNESCO Central Cultural Fund to present a visual history of Sri Lanka. His work examines how the island ...
  • Al-Jamil, Tariq (Swarthmore College, April 7, 2011)
    In this talk, Assistant Professor of Religion Tariq al-Jamil explores the bodily practices and social behaviors associated with religious dissimulation - known as "taqiyya,” a practice in which a Shi’ite can lie about their ...
  • Eldridge, Richard Thomas, 1953- (Swarthmore College, February 3, 2011)
    Professor of Philosophy Richard Eldridge takes up the following questions in this talk: 1) How do historical narratives explain events and provide understanding? 2) What is the role of political ideals in the framing of ...
  • Blanchard, Jean-Vincent, 1967- (Swarthmore College, October 20, 2011)
    Associate Professor of French Jean-Vincent Blanchard examines one of the arguably most important figures of modern France. For his talk, Blanchard draws on his research for Éminence: Cardinal Richelieu and the Rise of ...
  • Wallace, Mark I., 1956- (Swarthmore College, October 5, 2005)
    The thesis for this talk is borrowed from Mark Wallace's recent book, Finding God in the Singing River: Christianity, Spirit, Nature (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2005). His case is that the environmental crisis today is a ...
  • Reeves, Keith (Swarthmore College, October 21, 2011)
    The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and other civil rights activists were imprisoned countless times as part of a deliberate strategy to harass and intimidate them. In 1954, there were just 98,000 Blacks incarcerated in ...
  • Moscatelli, Frank (Swarthmore College, April 10, 2014)
    In the twenty-first century the impact that physics is making on the practice of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine is nothing short of staggering. Since 2009 I have been interested in the use of laser light to reconstruct ...
  • Bronchetti, Erin Todd (Swarthmore College, September 6, 2012)
    Children in immigrant families are one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. population and are disproportionately represented among the poor and uninsured. Rules regarding their eligibility for public health insurance ...
  • (Swarthmore, Pa.: Swarthmore College, 1992, 1992)
    Highlights from the inauguration of Alfred H. Bloom as the thirteenth president of Swarthmore College. Mary Schmidt Campbell speaks about Lucretia Mott, the Frionas, an all-women a cappella group, perform, Antonio Goodwin ...
  • (Swarthmore, Pa. : Swarthmore College, 1983, 1983)
    Inauguration of David Fraser as the president of Swarthmore College. David Fraser is introduced by Eugene M. Lang and then speaks on Swarthmore's Quaker history and heritage. Clear footage and speeches.
  • (Swarthmore College, September 12, 2014)
    The year 2014 marks both the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education and the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. On May 17, 1954, Chief ...
  • Mack, Kenneth Walter, 1964-; Guinier, Lani (Swarthmore College, September 11, 2014)
    The year 2014 marks both the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Brown v. Board of Education and the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. On May 17, 1954, Chief ...
  • Chakravorty, Pallabi (Swarthmore College, April 4, 2013)
    This presentation is based on Chakravorty's ethnographic research in India among choreographers and reality show dancers for the past several years to explore new forms of subjectivities that are being forged through the ...
  • (Swarthmore, Pa. : Swarthmore College, 1957, 1957)
    Tour of the Campus, 1957
  • Ghannam, Farha, 1963- (Swarthmore College, April 8, 2008)
    What defines a "good death?" What happens when a young person dies suddenly? How do mothers, fathers, and siblings make sense of the unexpected passing away of a son or a brother? What discourses do people draw on to explain ...
  • Roberts, C (Swarthmore, Pa. : C. Roberts, 1935, 1935)
    Film of the Little Theatre Club play at Swarthmore College, Mary Tudor, on March 15-16, 1935
  • Song, Eric B., 1979- (Swarthmore College, November 1, 2014)
    In Paradise Lost, John Milton transforms the stuff of epic poetry: conjugal love is described as more heroic than valor or conquest. Influential literary histories have cited Milton's poem as a cultural innovation that ...
  • Vecsey, Christopher G. (Swarthmore College, February 4, 2014)
    Chris Vecsey is a visiting professor in the biology department, teaching courses in neurobiology, sleep and circadian rhythms, epigenetics, and cell biology. He has studied the molecular mechanisms of memory formation and ...

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