Laurie Allen is a native and proud Philadelphian. She works as the Coordinator for Digital Scholarship & Services in the libraries at Haverford College. Together with her colleagues in the library, she partners with faculty and students to create scholarship in new forms. Those partnerships include long term digital research across humanities and social science disciplines, course-related digital exhibits, and co-curricular projects that engage students in forms of scholarship that require or rely on new media formats or new methods.
Matthew Seamus Callinanis the Associate Director of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery and Campus Exhibitions for Haverford College. Over the past eight years Callinan has coordinated dozens of exhibitions, publications, and programs for the college featuring the work of international artists and curators. Callinan has curated the exhibitions Problemy featuring the work of Steven and Billy Blaise Dufala as well as And the Winner is Nick Kahn co-curated with John Muse. Collaborating with co-curators Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann, Callinan assisted in the creation of the People’s Biennial, a nationally touring exhibition supported by Independent Curators International (ICI). Callinan also collaborated with Pete Brook in creating the nationally touring exhibition Prison Obscura. In addition to his work at Haverford College, Callinan has served as a coordinator of projects for the Hidden City Festival and the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program’s Open Source.