Hepburn Center Blog

News from the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College

Acclaimed musician and writer Patti Smith to be awarded Bryn Mawr’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn medal on Feb. 7, 2012

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Flash Presentations & Professionization Workshop Oct. 25, 2012

The “Flash Presentations” are a professional development gathering of the 2012 Hepburn interns where they share their summer internship experiences in a 3 slide PowerPoint presentation with representatives from the Career Development Office, the Dean’s Office, and Alumnae Office.

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’06-’07 Fellow Karen Stephenson visits the College’s 360 program Perspectives on Sustainability

Dr. Karen Stephenson, ’06-‘07 Hepburn Fellow and an expert on social network analysis, is visiting Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, February 8rd, 2012 to talk with the students in the College’s 360° program Perspectives on Sustainability. This triad of courses, “Building Green: Sustainable Design Past and Present” taught by Dr. Carola Hein from the Growth and [...]

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“Flash Presentations” Thursday 10 Novermber 2011 Gateway Conference Room 6-8pm

The “Flash Presentations” are a professional development gathering of the 2011 Hepburn interns where they share their summer internship experiences in a 3 slide PowerPoint presentation with representatives from the Career Development Office, the Dean’s Office, and Alumnae Office.

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TEDxBrynMawrCollegeWomen on December 1, 2011

Guests include tech entrpreneur Tan Le, singer-songwriter Morley, and documentarian Jennifer Newson please visit: www.tedxbrynmawrcollegewomen.com facebook page: www.facebook.com/tedxbrynmawrcollegewomen

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2012 Summer Internships

The Hepburn Center provides funding to a number of Bryn Mawr College students so that they may undertake summer internships to obtain practical, hands-on. experience in one of the Center’s three mission areas. Some internships will partner students with current or past Hepburn Fellows, but students can also seek out and propose internships of their [...]

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IDEA Conference, June 9-11, 2011 Bryn Mawr College “Gender Justice and Development: Local & Global”

The past several decades have brought world-wide agendas about rights and justice to the forefront of international policy debates. Throughout the 1990s, international United Nations conferences opened space for debate on the environment, human rights, population, and women. While it can be said that the economic and political crises of the new millennium have slowed [...]

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Meredith Monk Girlchild Revisited Sunday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m., McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall

A groundbreaking performance when it premiered in 1973, Education of the Girlchild features Meredith Monk’s exhilarating voice, stirring presence, and the seamless melding of dance, music and visual theater for which she is renowned. Monk’s creation, one of the most influential works in the performance art movement, poetically conjures cycles of growth and change in [...]

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Course offering Fall 2010 “Mural Arts”

City 276: Mural Arts, Jane Golden and Shira Walinsky The class will involve discussions of murals historically and through the present day. The class will also explore community-based practice and grassroots organizing through readings, research and volunteering to help high school students with college essay preparation. Students will be involved in the making of a [...]

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Trail of the unexpected: Street art in Pennsylvania

Chris Coplans takes a tour of the striking murals that are transforming this vibrant city

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