Haverford College

Recent Submissions

  • Pryor, Jaclyn (2017-01)
    An examination of the uses of performance theory for reading 19th, 20th, and 21st- century American literature. This course uses performance theory, which grapples with questions of embodiment, eventfulness, gesture, ...
  • Solomon, Asali (2017-01)
    Students in the Advanced Fiction Workshop will not only continue to hone the basic elements of their fiction, including character development, dialogue,plot and prose style, but will focus much of their efforts on revision ...
  • Devaney, Thomas (2017-01)
    The seminar is an investigation of music in American literature. Walt Whitman was immersed in opera; Emily Dickinson was steeped in the hymnbook; Zora Neale Hurston in folksong; Amiri Baraka in the blues and bebop;John ...
  • The Novel 
    Mohan, Rajeswari (2017-01)
    This course is a survey of the British novel in the 20th C, during which radical transformations were wrought in conventions of realism, characterization, plot, and narration. Texts include novels by Conrad, Woolf, Joyce, ...
  • Mohan, Rajeswari (2017-01)
    This course will focus on writings by women from a range of postcolonial societies, and examine the ways they intervene in and energize aesthetic and political discourses that critique gender arrangements. In particular, ...
  • McInerney, Maud (2017-01)
    Readings in the English-language poetry of Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This course will explore works by Dylan Thomas, W.B. Yeats, Hugh MacDiarmaid and Seamus Heaney, as well as those of more recent poets such as Paul ...
  • Finley, Stephen (2017-01)
    Texts mostly 19th and 20th c. American, beginning with Thoreau. Topics: cultural production of landscape (rural and urban), environmental history, place studies, ecology. Visual resources: American landscape painting, and ...
  • Finley, Stephen (2017-01)
    A study of the Bible and its diverse genres, including legendary history, law, chronicle, psalm, love-song and dirge, prophecy, gospel, epistle, and eschatology. This study is accompanied by an extremely various collection ...
  • Number 11 
    Haverford College. Library (2017-11)
  • Delate, Tirsa (2016)
    Each time my mother has been diagnosed with cancer, the bond that we share has been tested. In the past, we always joked about her never getting colds, just cancer. Currently, she is undergoing treatment for her sixth ...
  • Rehm-Daly, Nate (2016)
    As technology changes, how do the ways we represent ourselves change? How do we represent ourselves in our artificial creations? As the boundaries between ourselves and robots become less clear, what does it mean to be ...
  • Shaw, Ali (2016)
    For as long as I can remember, whenever I gazed into the mirror I would be overcome with shame. My nose was too big, eyes too small, or gut too large. Surely I must be a monster, for I am far too hideous to be deserving ...
  • Lee, Marcia (2016)
    I am part of a generation of Asian-Americans who cannot speak the languages of their grandparents, who cannot fathom the struggles of their immigrant elders, and cannot begin to comprehend the extent of cultural disconnect ...
  • Wang, Alexandria (2016)
    As a child, my mother always took me to department stores for shopping. I found the mannequins in the window display fascinating. For me, they were like actual human beings, only prettier. Window designers dress the ...
  • Newman, Natalie (2017)
    I believe in the potential of art and other transcendent experiences to inspire growth in the way we treat each other, and the way we treat the earth. By “transcendent experience,” I mean anything that induces heightened ...
  • McClure, Airen (2016)
    I’ve always carried dreams of what my body could be one day. Sometimes they scream from within me and shake me down to my bones, while other times they have been completely drowned out by other voices in my life. As children, ...
  • Lewis, Zoë (2017)
    Growing up, I always admired the natural beauty of my home state of South Carolina. The variety of ecosystems across the state, from the coastal waterways up through the Piedmont Mountains, provides a variety of homes for ...
  • Méndez Alba, Jennifer (2017)
    Memories are strongly linked to places, and homes represent a refuge for most. I’ve spent part of every year in the Dominican Republic. My family home there has served as a protective and peaceful place set apart from where ...
  • Blanco, Holden (2017)
    I’ve never been very good at drawing or painting. I always used to try to draw pictures of my family and friends, or my favorite fantasy movie characters. My pictures never came out exactly the way I wanted until I discovered ...

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