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  • 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 ...
  • Thomason, Krista Karbowski (Swarthmore College, April 6, 2015)
    In conversations about divestment, economic arguments often take center stage. What about the moral arguments? Is divesting the right thing to do? Could there be moral arguments against divestment? Moral philosophers have ...
  • Lakey, George (Swarthmore College, March 29, 2007)
    "We live in a breakthrough period for 'nonviolent struggle,' when pro-democracy movements are using it to overthrow dictators and human rights advocates are using it to save lives during civil unrest," Lakey says. "My ...
  • Sakomura, Tomoko (Swarthmore College, September 29, 2010)
    Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Tomoko Sakomura examines a pair of 17th-century Japanese folding screens and the imaginary portraits of 36 "immortal poets." These portraits have long had a place within the visual ...
  • Rehak, Bob (Robert John) (Swarthmore College, January 26, 2012)
  • May Day 
    (Swarthmore, Pa.: Swarthmore College, 1928, 1928)
  • Roberts, C (Swarthmore, Pa.: C. Roberts, 1936, 1936)
  • Roberts, C (Swarthmore, Pa.: C. Roberts, 1934, 1934)
  • Ratzman, Elliot A. (Swarthmore College, January 21, 2013)
    Elliot Ratzman, Visiting Professor in the Department of Religion, will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day luncheon. King the activist was informed by King the scholar. The speeches, sermons, and ...
  • Zucker, Matthew A. (Swarthmore College, June , 2013)
    During Alumni Weekend 2013, Assistant Professor of Engineering Matt Zucker discussed what teaching at Swarthmore has taught him about research, learning, and robotics.
  • Durgin, Frank H. (Swarthmore College, April 10, 2007)
    What is perception for? Here Frank Durgin argues that perceptual systems work very hard to improve the precision of perceptual discrimination -- to the point that the metric accuracy of perception is often sacrificed in ...
  • Berger, Ben, 1968- (Swarthmore College, March 3, 2015)
    Professors, pundits, politicians, and (college) presidents often insist that schools, including colleges, should produce better citizens. But that well-meaning insistence may be led by fuzzy thinking. Too often, proponents ...
  • Graves, Amy Lisa (Swarthmore College, September 12, 2013)
    Professor of Physics Amy Graves discusses what it means for a system to be "jammed."
  • Anderson, Nathalie, 1948- (Swarthmore College, September 5, 2011)
    "I think every book of poems tells a story," says Professor of English Literature Nathalie Anderson. Here, she reads (5:10) from Quiver, her latest collection. "I think of this one as balanced between loss and consolation," ...


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