Hepburn Center Blog

News from the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College

Intersecting Communities: Colleges and Communities Partnering to Address Health Disparities


Friday, March 19, 2010, 2 – 9:30 p.m. Bryn Mawr College Wyndham Alumnae House The conference is dedicated to the life and work of Kevin J. Robinson, Assistant Professor at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research This conference brings together members of the Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College […]

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Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint”


Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint” about the healing power of the Mural Arts Prison Project at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18th in Stokes Auditorium at Haverford College. Following the screening, there will be a discussion […]

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Hepburn Center 2010 Summer Internships

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will offer 12 summer internships in 2010 to undergraduates interested in obtaining practical experience in one of the Center’s three areas of mission: film/theater, women’s health, or civic engagement. Some internships will link students with current or past Hepburn Fellows, or with other colleagues who have an affiliation with the […]

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Hepburn Center and BMFI Host Film Screening, Discussion of Documentary About Mural Arts Prison Project


Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) will host a screening of the documentary Concrete, Steel, & Paint at the BMFI, 824 Lancaster Ave., at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The screening will be followed by a discussion about criminal justice and community arts with the film’s […]

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Student Research and Housing Advocacy


Four Bryn Mawr students will present their research conducted under the direction of Sandy Schram with the Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) in Philadelphia.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 7:30pm in the Ely Room at Wyndham.

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On the Front Lines: A Career in Philadelphia’s Dept. of Public Health


Carol Rogers will discuss the challenges and issues that have most engaged her during her 29-year career in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and the insights her professional experience affords regarding the current crisis facing our nation’s health-care system. October 27 at 7:30 pm.

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Social Entrentrepreneurship Workshop


Getting Started and Making It Work! The Social Entrepreneurship Workshop is intended for Bryn Mawr and Haverford students interested in careers in social entrepreneurship. It is an interactive experience designed to provide practical and
strategic career-planning information. Apply by October 9.

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


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).

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


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 […]

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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


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.

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