Community Lecture Series: The Growth of Multi-Culturalism at Bowdoin
September 4, 201412:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge
Roy Partridge, visiting assistant professor of sociology and anthropology and special assistant to the President for multicultural affairs, came to Bowdoin College in the early 1990s. He is an ordained Episcopal priest and holds degrees from Oberlin, University of Michigan, and Harvard.
Lectures take place 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union and include time for questions from the audience. Arrive at noon with a bag lunch. Beverages and cookies provided. The lectures are free and open to the public. Questions? Call 207-725-3253.
"Double Consciousness: Remembering Black Images in American Struggles for Freedom"
November 11, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
Art historian Bridget R. Cooks will revisit the seminal Bowdoin exhibition, The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting in the context of American struggles for racial equality through the visual arts. Her book Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum was awarded the inaugural James A. Porter & David C. Driskell Book Award in African American Art History (2013).
RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required. You may RSVP here: http://cooksdoubleconsciousness.eventbrite.com
or contact Christine Piontek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free and open to the public.
Photo: Bridget Cooks
December 3, 20147:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium
Under the direction of Michael Birenbaum Quintero, Bowdoin's Afro-Latin Music Ensemble will present a concert highlighting the scintillating rhythms and cultural richness of the descendants of Africans in Latin America, including music from Colombia, Cuba, and Peru.