Hepburn Center Blog

Archive for September, 2009

Screening of Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck’s film “Slippery Slope”

Posted September 12, 2009

The Hepburn Center, Film Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies are delighted to co-sponsor a screening of ” Slippery Slope”, a film by 2009-2010 Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck. Schenck will introduce her film and be available for questions and conversation following the screening on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:30 (Carpenter 21).

Hepburn Center Welcomes Filmmaker and Health Advocate as New Fellows; Previous Fellows to Return

Posted September 11, 2009

Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 and Philadelphia public-health advocate Carol Rogershave been selected as Hepburn Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. In addition, 2008-09 Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89 will be returning to campus on Oct. 22 to lead a workshop on social entrepeneurship, and 2008-09 Fellow Ana […]

Maya Ajmera ’89, 2008-09 Hepburn Fellow, presents a screening of “War Child,” a documentary film about a child soldier supported by the Global Fund for Children

Posted September 10, 2009

On campus to celebrate her 20th Reunion, founder and president of the Global Fund for Children, Hepburn Center Fellow Maja Ajmera ’89 presented a screening of War Child, a feature documentary film supported by GCF. C. Karim Chrobog’s directorial debut follows the life of Emmanuel Jal, a former child solider in Sudan’s civil war.

Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College

Posted September 9, 2009

  Link to story Event: Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College When: Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th, 2009 Where: Wyndham Alumnae House, Bryn Mawr College This conference will be free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Margaret Kelly at mkelly01@brynmawr.edu. Friday March 27th, 2009 […]

Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted September 8, 2009
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Jane Golden and Jane McAuliffe

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice. Read more»