Weekly Consensus 4/2-4/8

Hey Haverford,

Today is the last day to submit resolutions for Special Plenary! The Special Plenary Committee is accepting signatures for their resolutions. We are also offering accommodations for students at Special Plenary. Finally, Special Plenary is this Sunday at 5 pm. See you all there!

Application Deadlines:


  • April 8th: Faculty Support, Off-Campus Conferences & Workshops, On-Campus Events, Community Engagement, Student Research
  • April 22nd: Faculty Support, Off-Campus Conference & Workshops, On-Campus Events

Events Calendar

Monday 4/2

4:30-6:00: Biometric Capitalism: Africa in the 21st Century

4:30-6:00: On Creating a Deaf Child: Parental Choice, Genetic Technology, & Human Flourishing

6:00-9:00: Screening of Coming Home at West Point

Tuesday 4/3

3:00: Softball

4:30-6:00: Soldiering through Empire: Race & the MAking of the Decolonizing Pacific

Wednesday 4/4

4:00: Women & Men’s Tennis

4:00-6:30: Food, Religion, & Identity in the European Union

4:15-5:45: Fabrizio Cometto: Innovations in Microfinance & Impact Investing


Thursday 4/5

4:30-6:30: Forbidden Passages: Muslims & Moriscos in Colonial Spanish America

6:00-6:45: College Funded Internship Orientation

6:45-9:00: Mandatory Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation


Friday 4/6

12:00-1:00: Fords on Friday: Lindsay Grant ‘04

3:30: Baseball

4:00-10:00: The Other(ness)


Saturday 4/7

12:00: Women’s Lacrosse

3:00: Men’s Lacrosse


Sunday 4/8

5:00: Special Plenary


Community Announcements:

The Clerk

Apply to be on the Clerk’s editorial board for next year! These salaried positions oversee Haverford’s newspaper, with duties ranging from article editing to creative direction to project management. We’re looking to grow, so prior experience with the Clerk is not necessary to apply. More details and application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrUZN0fsCGjX__euoOIVo8VErNjT7y41b55_3yyvkFgLnBpg/viewform.


Alumni Weekend

Last Chance To Apply for Alumni Weekend! Send in your application TODAY. We need amazing people like yourself. Alumni Weekend this year will be June 1 through 3, with the mandatory meeting on May 30. Linen crew dates will be May 25, May 28-31, and June 3rd.  Alumni Weekend is a great way to:
network with alumni, gain work experience, get paid $11 an hour, have fun and meet new friends
Apply Here: https://forms.haverford.edu/view.php?id=556474 If you have any questions or would like more information feel free to reach out to Stephanie Reinke (sreinke@haverford.edu)


Strange Truth ​
Strange Truth Whose Streets? 2017 Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:00 pm Bryn Mawr Film Institute. **Blue Bus transportation provided from Stokes Hall (Haverford) to all screenings at Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), departing Haverford at 6:40 p.m. and leaving BMFI for Stokes at 9:30 p.m Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis know this story because they have lived the story. A conversation with filmmaker Sabaah Folayan will follow the film. STRANGE TRUTH is organized by Haverford College faculty Vicky Funari and John Muse, Visual Media Scholars at the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities. Full schedule: https://www.haverford.edu/hcah/center/events/strange-truth-2018


Fresco Workshop

Fresco Workshop with VCAM Philadelphia Artist in Residence Mariel Capanna:  Saturday, April 7, 12-3pm VCAM Lower Create Space 006. This fresco workshop is a hands-on crash course in the technique of painting into fresh plaster, and will provide students a discursive introduction to the history of fresco painting as a site-specific, narrative, and symbolic form. Students will learn to mix and apply traditional lime plaster, to grind earth pigments and prepare fresco paints with distilled water, and to transfer drawn templates to a fresh plaster surface using pouncing techniques. Each student will design and paint a fresco “fragment” on a prepared wooden panel to take home. Space is limited; please RSVP by Wednesday April 4th, 2018 here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQ9tsLEi1fGe0G-ZVt5pn4nU_UI6K2ALaI-CzIAlKtCRGHVg/viewform?c=0&w=1 Questions? jweissin@haverford.edu


Fords on Friday

Fords on Friday – Alumni Career Chat: Lindsay Grant ’04 Friday, April 6 12:00 p.m Stokes 300; Come chat with Lindsay Grant ’04, former Senior Director of Customer Acquisition and Loyalty at the NBA and current Senior Director of Growth at Intel!

Post-Graduate Fellowship

Thursday April 5, 7:00 p.m.Faculty Dining Room. Hear about a great post-graduate fellowship that gives you funding to design your own project and explore the world! Panelists are: Amy Feifer, the Campus Liaison, who will give an overview of the fellowship and application process, Mariya Krutkova ’16 who will discuss her Watson experience and tips on the application, and Owen Janson ’18 who was recently was selected for a Watson Fellowship for 18-19, and will talk about the application process.


Women’s Center

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women*s Center is organizing a staged reading on April 29th of Sensitive Guys by MJ Kaufman, a comedy about rape culture on a college campus. You can read more about the play here: http://www.theatrephiladelphia.org/whats-on-stage/sensitive-guys. We are looking for Bi-Co students to direct, perform, and help with logistics in the staged reading. Please email Anran Li (ali4@haverford.edu) if you are interested or have any questions!

Healthy Mind/Healthy Body:Mindfulness Skills to Handle Stress and Life
This workshop will provide you with tangible skills to help you pay attention to your present-moment experience, allow you become more self-aware and less reactive, and increase your ability to manage stress. These skills will be introduced through the practice of mindfulness techniques, including sitting and walking meditations. Friday April 6th 1:30-3:00 Whitehead Campus Center 207 Light lunch served at 1:15 All are welcome.


Have questions about Haverford policies or procedures? Refer to the Student’s Guide for more information.  The form for submitting an update is here.Please submit before 5pm on Sunday night.