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A Postcard From: Anuoluwapo Atte ’19

Posted 19 August 2018 | 11:24 pm

This summer, I am interning at an organization called Galaei. Galaei is a queer, Latinx social justice organization that works to empower the community through grassroots organizing, sexual empowerment services, and leadership and economic development. Galaei has three major programs currently running. The first is the Testing Program, which offers free and confidential HIV and […]

A Postcard From: Amaka Eze ’19

Posted 19 August 2018 | 11:18 pm

My summer working at the African American Museum in Philadelphia has proven eye-opening in all respects. Coming into this internship I had very little understanding of what the daily-doings of a public programmer were, let alone those of an entire museum staff. Since these murky beginnings I have developed a strong relationship to my work […]

A Postcard From: Rachel Sadaty Ellerson ’19

Posted 19 August 2018 | 11:15 pm

Name: Rachel Sadaty Ellerson Class Year: 2019 Major: Anthropology Hometown: Port Washington, N.Y. Internship Placement: Transylvania Bioarchaeology Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania The word Transylvania is almost synonymous with bloodthirsty vampires who live in dark, shadowy castles. Most people don’t associate Transylvania with archaeological excavation — in fact, most people don’t even realize that Translyvania exists outside […]

Read This: an overview of contemporary arts in Lebanon

Posted 19 August 2018 | 2:45 pm

In March of 2017, IETM—international network for contemporary performing arts, Brussels—published “Contemporary Performing Arts in Lebanon: an overview” by Emmanuel Haddad, a sweeping look at the art making, and the politics of art making, in Lebanon. Haddad notes, “For the Lebanese establishment, culture, as the poet Nazem al-Sayed wrote in 2008, is just a more […]

Reception or Appropriation?

Posted 17 August 2018 | 6:45 pm

As academic specialties go, “classical reception,” or the ways in which people have “received”—enjoyed, used, exploited—the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, seems harmless enough, and even respectable. It is, after all, the umbrella under which Classicizing Philadelphia, the project that launched this blog, shelters. Lately, though, I’ve been wondering how classical reception relates to another […]

Philadelphia Room for Rent

Posted 15 August 2018 | 3:09 pm

Looking for a quiet roommate to add to our five bedroom, 3 story house in West Philadelphia. Currently there are three nerdy women (one being a full-time undergraduate student at Bryn Mawr) and one trans person, ages 25-26. Must be good with dogs as there are 3 already on the premises. Prefer no additional pets […]

A Postcard From: Leslie Goloh ’19

Posted 15 August 2018 | 2:01 pm

Name: Leslie Goloh ‘19 Class Year: 2019 Major: Computer Science Hometown: Accra, Ghana Internship Placement: Canaday Library Job Title: Information Security Program Intern Location: Bryn Mawr College What’s happening at your Internship? As an Information Security Intern, I’ve been working on two different projects where I develop and redesign learning materials for Information Security Practices. […]

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