Preparing Boys for Life.

Speakers

The Haverford School invites distinguished speakers to campus throughout the year to enrich the lives of the students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni in our community.
 

Learn more about our speaker series:

Best for Boys: fosters the social, emotional, and academic growth of boys

Edward R. Hallowell Literary Lecture: brings a nationally known author to campus for an evening lecture

Davis R. Parker Memorial History Lecture: brings a notable expert to campus for an evening lecture to engage in discussions of historical importance

Michael Stairs Memorial Concert: brings a renowned musician to campus to celebrate music as an academic discipline

Joseph T. Cox Servant Leadership Symposium: features a transformational leader who puts self above others. This event is exclusively for Upper School students.

William Edward Gwinn '86 Memorial Science Lecture: features a distinguished scientist. This event is exclusively for Upper School students.


Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar shares experiences of George Washington’s escaped slave at 29th annual Davis R. Parker Memorial History Lecture

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, a renowned historian, author, and lecturer, spoke at the 29th annual Davis R. Parker Memorial History Lecture, an endowed lecture series at The Haverford School, on April 10.

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Alizé Carrère Cultural Ecologist and National Geographic Explorer

Upper School students heard from Alizé Carrère, a renowned cultural ecologist and National Geographic Explorer, as part of the William Edward Gwinn ’86 Memorial Science Lecture on March 14. Carrère shared her experiences documenting and researching climate change adaptation with students and faculty, and how innovation can fuel growth in a changing environment. 

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