In honor of our focus for the week: “Prison and Education”, we decided to screen a documentary classic: Black Power Mixtape. During our discussion of the film, we walked away with a few major themes. Continue reading Black History Month Film Series: Black Power Mixtape
Next semester, the Enid Cook Center ’31 plans to introduce a new art piece to the community. For those of you who attended our welcome reception in October, you may have already seen it. Continue reading Alumnae Art to be Added This Spring
On November 5, 2015 the Enid Cook ’31 Center was honored to host Camille Dungy , award-winning author, poet, editor, and professor of English and Creative Writing at Colorado State University. She is the editor of African American, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, the first anthology to focus on nature writing by African American poets. Continue reading Poetry Reading, Dinner, and Lecture by Camille Dungy
As part of our transition from Perry House to Enid Cook ’31 Center, our blog name will be changing to cookcenter.blogs.brynmawr.edu. If you have this blog bookmarked, this should not be an issue for you; you will still be directed to the new site.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact the co-chairs directly: Dani (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Khadijah (email@example.com).
Starting today, the Perry House Committee is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. As we shift into fall planning, the committee will be focusing on event planning for the new Perry House space, as well as other pertinent issues. Members of the committee will serve the vital role of establishing and maintaining a safe, inclusive cultural space for the Bryn Mawr community. Continue reading Apps for the Committee Now Open!
On Saturday, May 30th, during reunion weekend, alumnae gathered for the Women of Color Reception. During the event Provost Mary J. Osirim shared a beautifully written “Toast to the New Perry House”:
This past weekend, on May 2, past and present members of the Bryn Mawr community gathered to reflect on Perry House, as well as bring closure to the space. Continue reading Last Saturday’s Commemorative Event: A Tribute to Perry House
1962 The property is purchased.
Bryn Mawr College purchases a house, together with Arnecliffe and seven acres of land, from Henry and Susan Perry. From 1963 until 1972, the building is used as the Spanish language residence and known as “Spanish House.”
1970 Demands are made.
Dear Bryn Mawr Community Members,
Save the Date! You are invited to attend a Perry House Commemorative Event Saturday, May 2, 2-4:30PM on the grounds of Perry House. The community is invited to come together for remarks, reflections and paying respect to the original space prior to its demolition and the transition to the new space. Details to follow.
Please use the form below to RSVP!
On behalf of the Relaunching Perry House Committee,