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Professor Crystal Hall Receives Digital Fellowship

This summer and next, Crystal Hall, a visiting assistant professor of digital and computational studies, will attend a new institute in North Carolina that's been designed to teach humanities scholars about cutting-edge digital tools that can broaden and deepen their research.

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Art History Students Close Their Books and Make Art

Peggy Wang, assistant professor of art history and Asian studies, worked with Jackie Brown, assistant professor of visual arts, to conduct an art-making workshop that Wang said would help students better understand the challenges and particularities of generating meaning through art.

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Artist-in-Residence Enhances Creative Life at Bowdoin

The Visual Arts department this semester hosted Nancy Blum as its Marvin Bileck Printmaking Project visiting artist.

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Watch Some of Bowdoin Chamber Choir's Recent European Tour

Over Spring Break, the Bowdoin Chamber Choir went on tour in Northwestern Germany and the Netherlands, performing a mixed repertoire including German, Dutch, North and Latin American music.

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Annual Delta Sig Art Show Honors Student Artists

The Delta Sigma/Delta Upsilon foundation this year gave out five awards to students who submitted artworks to its 16th annual art show for students.

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Upcoming Events

Santagata Lecturer Dorothea Rockburne: "Materializing Mathematical Concepts into Visual Art"

April 20, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

When Dorothea Rockburne first began painting in the 1950s she never thought that her art would be viewed in an exhibition context, both because she was a woman, and because her mathematics-inspired pieces didn't fit neatly into Abstract Expressionism or subsequently Minimalism. She believed she would never be able to show her work. Her assumptions, of course, proved to be false. Rockburne found compelling ways to apply the creativity of mathematics to painting and not only exhibited, but did so widely.

A Filmmaker's Perspective with David Conover: "The Arrival of the Drones"

April 21, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

Poet, Novelist, and Playwright Carmen Boullosa: "My Roots"

April 21, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Hubbard Hall, Room 208 Thomas F. Shannon Room

Francophone Film Festival: The Missing Picture (L'Image Manquante)

April 23, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Bowdoin Middle Eastern Ensemble: Music from the Arabic and Ottoman Turkish Traditions

April 27, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Afro-Latin Music Ensemble with Director Michael Birenbaum Quintero

April 29, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Conductor Anthony Antolini '63

April 30, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra with Conductor Anthony Antolini '63

May 1, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

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