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    Video: Student Composes Piano Quintet for Summer Fellowship

    Samuel Kyzivat '18 wrote his string quintet specifically for classically-trained Bowdoin students to perform, and hopes to stage a public premiere in the coming academic year.

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    Capone '17 Enjoys a Taste of Late Night TV Interning with Stephen Colbert

    Bowdoin senior enjoys "amazing" summer experience of interning on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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    Where Computer Science Meets Abstract Art

    Two computer science students are spending the summer working on computer programs that can imitate the work of two twentieth-century masters of abstract art: Jackson Pollock and Wassily Kandinsky.

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    Senior Uses Summer Fellowship to Examine Literature By and About Women in the Renaissance

    "There was this prevailing sense of distrust surrounding women in much literature of the renaissance, centered around the idea that females were somehow artificial."

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    Bowdoin's Killeen in Venice for an Unusual Production of Shakespeare's "Merchant"

    Associate Professor of Theater Abigail Killeen is currently in Italy for the premiere this week of a production of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, in the city where the play is set.

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    Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

    Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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    Audubon's 'Birds of America' Page-Turning with special guest Professor Nathaniel T. Wheelwright

    September 2, 2016 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Professor Nathaniel T. Wheelwright joins the Special Collections & Archives staff for the monthly page turning of Audubon's magnificent 'Birds of America' to explore the legacy of Audubon's misidentification of immature and other birds.

    Film Screenings: An Evening of Shorts

    September 2, 2016 | 8:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Film Screening: 'The Fits,' Directed by Anna Rose Holmer

    September 3, 2016 | 7:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Sarah Greenough: "'Passing into the World as Abstractions' Georgia O'Keeffe's Painted Portraits"

    September 6, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Tea with Harriet

    September 15, 2016 | 1:00 PM
    Harriet's Writing Room

    Sarah Kennel: "Robert Frank: Nobody's Home"

    September 15, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Douglas Rooks - Book Launch: "Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible"

    September 21, 2016 | 4:00 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Nixon Lounge

    Film Screening: 'Johnny Physical Lives' with Director Joshua Neuman

    September 22, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Book Launch and Reception: 'Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors'

    September 26, 2016 | 4:00 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Nixon Lounge

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