Live Streamed Events
Mercer Tate '48 Lecture for Public Service: David Wade '00
Wednesday, October 18, 10:20 a.m.
David Wade '00, currently Director of Policy and Planning for Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania State Attorney General, will discuss his long involvement with public service. David's career has spanned domestic and international work, including the Obama White House.
Ron Tarver Presents the 2017 Cohen Art Lecture
Wednesday, April 12, 10 a.m.
Ron Tarver received a BA in Journalism and Graphic Arts from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma, and is currently an MFA candidate at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He teaches photography as an Instructor of Studio Arts at Swarthmore College, and was previously a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 35 years.
Tarver's work has appeared in National Geographic, Life, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, and Black and White Magazine, among other publications; he co-authored the book "We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans."
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8 p.m.
Join us for the much-loved annual Holiday Concert. The program will feature the Upper School Choir, Chorus, Orchestra and MadriGals, with works ranging from portions of Mozart's C minor Mass to the Finale of Shostakovich's 5th Symphony. The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will join forces with these groups to create a magical evening.
Rebecca Traister '93 Delivers Upper School Annual Alumni Lecture
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 10 a.m.
Rebecca's new book, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, published in March, is a groundbreaking investigation into the sexual, economic and emotional lives of women in America.
The annual Alumni Speaker series is an opportunity for current students to be exposed to GFS's varied and talented alumni community.
"Health Disparities and Medicine: The Predicaments of Race, Class and Doctors of Color"
Thursday, October 13, presentation begins at 7 p.m., following food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m.
This presentation and panel discussion features GFS parent-physicians Dr. Carmen Guerra and Dr. Michelle Hu. Click on the image below to begin the live stream.
Mercer Tate Lecture: Kelly Lee, Philadelphia's Chief Cultural Officer
October 19, 2016, 10 a.m.
Kelly Lee '85 will present the Annual Mercer Tate '48 Lecture for Public Service on Wednesday, October 19, at 10 a.m. in the Loeb Performing Arts Center. Click on the image below to begin the live stream.