Faculty Seminar Series

Fall 2015

12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Main Lounge, Moulton Union
Open to Faculty and Staff
Subject to Change


Wed., Sept. 16  Rachel Beane (Earth and Oceanographic Science)
 “Super-Volcanoes: Mineral Insights into Large Magmatic Systems” 

Tues., Sept. 22  Russ Rymer (English)
 “Out of Pernambuco: Extinction, Slavery, and Classical Music”

Wed., Sept. 30  Erika Nyhus (Neuroscience and Psychology) 
“Rhythms of the Brain: Dynamic Interactions between Brain Regions during Episodic Memory Retrieval” 

Tues., Oct. 6  Eric Chown (Computer Science) 
 “Ten Years of Robot Soccer at Bowdoin”

Wed., Oct. 14  Mark Wethli (Visual Arts) 
 “It's All One Song: A Painter's Progress”

Tues., Oct. 20   Christian Potholm (Government) 
 "As Below, So Above: Gods, War and Women Warriors"
Wed., Oct. 28   Scott Sehon (Philosophy) 
 "Naturalism, Relativism, and Nihilism"

Tues., Nov. 3
  Tracy McMullen (Music)
"'Bring it on Home': Robert Plant, Janis Joplin, and the Myth of Origin" 
Wed., Nov. 11  Guy Mark Foster (English) 
"A Lover's Touch: Queer Affect, The Racialized Body, and Nostalgia for the Short-lived Hope of a New World"

Tues., Nov. 17  
Charles Dorn (Education)   
 “'For Common Ends and for the Common Good': A New History of American Higher Education”

Wed., Dec. 2   Tess Chakkalakal (Africana Studies)
"Unpacking Charles Chesnutt's Library"

Tues., Dec. 8   Ingrid Nelson (Sociology) 
"Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Community Social Capital in Rural Students' Pathways to College"