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Lunatics: Men, Women and the Moon in Early Modern France

In a recent lecture, Katherine Dauge-Roth examined how women in early modern France were often accused of being particularly susceptible to lunar influence

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Mellow Music for Munchkins: Bowdoin Students Perform at Children's Center

The Children's Center at Bowdoin this winter sent out a request to college students, asking whether any musicians would volunteer to play music for an hour a week to its children.

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David Maraniss Discusses Biography and the Search for Truth

"In this modern world where people are just sitting at home blogging about things without going out and trying to find the facts, I think it's more important than ever."

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Off the Shelf: Harrison King McCann Professor of English Marilyn Reizbaum

In this video, English professor Marilyn Reizbaum talks about a book she picks from one of her shelves of poetry books.

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Chris Brown '91 Gears up for Record Store Day 2016, Nine Years After Launching Now-Global Event

The event features hundreds of new releases and live in-store appearances across the nation from artists including Metallica, Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash, and Mumford and Sons.

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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, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library.

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2nd Annual Bowdoin "Bird Song" Birdathon

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May 3, 2016 2:30 P.M.  – 4:00 P.M.
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You Are Invited! 2nd Annual Bowdoin Bird Song Birdathon The entire Bowdoin community is invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Bowdoin "Bird Song" Birdathon, which will be held 2:30-4:00 PM on May 3, 2016.

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Film Screening: 'A Climate of Change'

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May 5, 2016 7:00 P.M.  – 8:30 P.M.
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

The films examine the effects associated with climate change on the fishing industry, including warming waters, lack of biodiversity, and ocean acidification.

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Visual Art Senior Exhibition Opening

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May 6, 2016 5:00 P.M.  – 7:00 P.M.
Edwards Arts Center, Miscellaneous

Graduating seniors in visual art will host a final show of their work. The exhibition will be open from May 1 through 6 throughout the Edwards Center for Art and Dance, with a reception on Friday, May 6 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

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PLACE/SPACE: Art Exhibition by VART 3030 Site Specifics

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May 12, 2016 6:00 P.M.  – 9:00 P.M.
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Students from the course Site-Specifics: Production of Socially Engaged Media have used Fort Andross for an exhibition featuring site-specific video, sound, performance, and social practice artworks

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Thursday Night Salon: Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions

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May 12, 2016 7:00 P.M.  – 8:00 P.M.
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Susan Wegner and students from her course in Mannerism lead a discussion in the exhibition "Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions: The Artifice of Sixteenth-Century Mannerism."

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