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Community Lecture Series

September 4, 201412:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

Community Lecture Series

Roy Partridge, visiting assistant professor of sociology and anthropology and special assistant to the President for multicultural affairs, will deliver the address, "The Growth of Multi-Culturalism at Bowdoin."

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Film Screening & Discussion: "Herb & Dorothy 50x50" (2013) by Megumi Sasaki

September 4, 20144:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Film Screening & Discussion: "Herb & Dorothy 50x50" (2013) by Megumi Sasaki

Screening of "Herb & Dorothy 50x50," 2013, followed by discussion with the film's director, Megumi Sasaki, and art collector Dorothy Vogel.

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Reception at the Museum of Art for Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel

September 4, 20146:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Reception at the Museum of Art for Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel

Reception at the Museum of Art with art collector Dorothy Vogel and film director, Megumi Sasaki celebrating the exhibition "'It's What You Do With What You View': Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art."

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Jack Gieseking Book Launch: "People, Place, Space Reader"

September 10, 20144:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room

Jack Gieseking Book Launch: "People, Place, Space Reader"

Join Jack Gieseking, Bowdoin's New Media and Data Visualization Specialist, at the launching of her book "The People, Place, and Space Reader". Edited by Dr. Gieseking and William Mangold, the book brings together the writings of scholars from a variety of fields to make sense of the ways we shape and inhabit our world. An essential resource for students of urban studies, geography, design, sociology, and anyone with an interest in the environment, this volume presents the most dynamic and critical understanding of space and place available. Professor Matt Klingle will serve as interlocutor, facilitating a discussion of the book. With a B.A. from Mt Holyoke, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from CUNY, Dr. Gieseking joined the faculty at Bowdoin in Fall 2013. Sponsored by Bowdoin's Digital and Computational Studies Initiative.

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Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?

September 11, 20147:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?

What caused 19th century food panics and how did they lead urban Americans to lose faith in locally harvested foods?

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Fall Coffee at the Museum of Art

September 16, 201410:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Fall Coffee at the Museum of Art

The Association of Bowdoin Friends invites you to a Fall Coffee at the Pavilion, Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Lecture: "'A Chance to Be Aware': On Richard Tuttle's Art"

September 18, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture: "'A Chance to Be Aware': On Richard Tuttle's Art"

Richard Shiff, who has written about Richard Tuttle's work and interviewed the artist publicly, addresses the philosophical and perceptual aspects of "awareness" in Tuttle's art.

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Author Pope Brock:  "Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow's Moon"

September 18, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

Author Pope Brock: "Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow's Moon"

Author Pope Brock will speak on his current book project, Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow's Moon, which imagines what might happen on the moon in the mid-to-late 21st century if the schemes various governments, corporations, and obsessed individuals have for it all come true.

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Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution

September 22, 20147:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution

In Capitalism v. Democracy (Stanford University Press 2014), he exposes how Supreme Court case law on money in politics has corrupted politics and markets.

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Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"

September 23, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Museum of Art, Bernard & Barbro Osher Gallery

Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"

Greg Burnet is a frequent collaborator with Richard Tuttle. Presenting rarely seen studio sketches, printing plates, and color proofs, he gives a full account of the making of some of Richard Tuttle's most acclaimed prints.

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Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Northeast

September 25, 20147:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Northeast

William Fitzhugh, an Arctic archaeologist and director of the Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution, and Wilfred Richard, a photographer based in Maine, will discuss their newly released book, Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast.

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The Mima Mound Mystery- Solved?

October 2, 20144:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Druckenmiller Hall, Room 016

The Mima Mound Mystery- Solved?

Did generations of prehistoric pocket gophers create the vast fields of Mima mounds found in south Puget Sound,and around the world?

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Damnationland 2014: Six Short Horror Films by Maine Filmmakers

October 2, 20147:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Damnationland 2014: Six Short Horror Films by Maine Filmmakers

The Damnationland film series features world premieres of six short horror films produced in Maine by Mainers... especially for the Halloween season.

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China in Africa: Think Again

October 6, 20147:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

China in Africa: Think Again

Deborah Brautigam is Professor of Comparative Politics and Director of the International Development Program (IDEV), and the China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.

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Gallery Conversations: "Drawing a Line from Tuttle to Goltzius"

October 8, 201412:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Gallery Conversations: "Drawing a Line from Tuttle to Goltzius"

The prints of Hendrick Goltzius and Richard Tuttle will come to life in a gallery talk led by Carrie Scanga, Assistant Professor of Art, and Joachim Homann, Curator at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Gallery Conversations: "Metamorphosis of a Myth"

October 16, 20144:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Gallery Conversations: "Metamorphosis of a Myth"

Linda Roth, Charles C. and Eleanor Lamont Cunningham Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Wadsworth Atheneum and James Higginbotham, Associate Professor of Classics on the Henry Johnson Professorship Fund and Classics Associate Curator for the Ancient Collection in the Museum of Art, explore the long history and central themes associated with the myth of Cupid and Psyche. The discussion will examine the representations of this tale over time.

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Is War Between The Great Powers Still Possible?

October 20, 20147:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Is War Between The Great Powers Still Possible?

Christopher Coker is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics. He was a NATO Fellow in 1981, and served two terms on the Council of the Royal United Services Institute.

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"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"

October 22, 20144:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"

Elizabeth Cleland speaks about Pieter Coecke van Aelst, a major figure of the Northern Renaissance who designed tapestries for the royal courts of Europe.

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Gallery Conversations: "Anatomy of a Renaissance Painting"

October 28, 201412:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Gallery Conversations: "Anatomy of a Renaissance Painting"

Nina Roth-Wells, an independent painting conservator, and Andrea Rosen, Curatorial Assistant at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, discuss the creation and restoration of the 15th century Italian tempera on panel paintings in the Museum's installation of Renaissance art, "Lovers and Saints: Art of the Italian Renaissance."

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Threatened and Endangered: Flora and Fauna of Maine: Artist's Books by Rebecca Goodale

October 28, 20147:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Threatened and Endangered: Flora and Fauna of Maine: Artist's Books by Rebecca Goodale

Book artist Rebecca Goodale discusses her project to create artist's books documenting all of the plants and animals on Maine's "Threatened and Endangered Species" lists.

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Film & Conversation: Peter Greenaway's "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"

November 4, 20147:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

Film & Conversation: Peter Greenaway's "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"

In Peter Greenaway's imaginative portrait of the mannerist print maker, Hendrick Goltzius appears as an artist who stages his seductive Old Testament images to finance work with new printing technologies. The screening will be followed by a conversation with English professors Aviva Briefel and Aaron Kitch, and curator, Joachim Homann.

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Lecture: "The Art and Life of Marcel Duchamp: A Collision of the Personal and Professional"

November 6, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture: "The Art and Life of Marcel Duchamp: A Collision of the Personal and Professional"

Francis Naumann will address Marcel Duchamp???s ties to the many artists in his family, including his brothers Jacques Villon and Raymond Villon-Duchamp, his sister Suzanne Duchamp, and her husband, Jean Crotti.

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Reception at the Museum of Art with Francis Naumann

November 6, 20145:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Reception at the Museum of Art with Francis Naumann

Enjoy refreshments and conversation after the lecture by Francis Naumann. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Collaboration and Collusions in Modern and Contemporary Art."

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Jack Gieseking Book Launch: "People, Place, Space Reader"September 10, 2014
Jack Gieseking Book Launch: "People, Place, Space Reader"

Thursday Night Salon:  "On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photography of William P. Gottlieb"September 11, 2014
Thursday Night Salon: "On 52nd Street: The Jazz Photography of William P. Gottlieb"

Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?September 11, 2014
Why Did Americans Stop Eating Locally?

Digital History for EveryoneSeptember 12, 2014
Digital History for Everyone

Second Friday ArtWalk BrunswickSeptember 12, 2014
Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

Fall Coffee at the Museum of ArtSeptember 16, 2014
Fall Coffee at the Museum of Art

Biology SeminarSeptember 18, 2014
Biology Seminar

Lecture: "'A Chance to Be Aware': On Richard Tuttle's Art"September 18, 2014
Lecture: "'A Chance to Be Aware': On Richard Tuttle's Art"

Author Pope Brock:  "Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow's Moon"September 18, 2014
Author Pope Brock: "Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow's Moon"

Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market ConstitutionSeptember 22, 2014
Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution

Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"September 23, 2014
Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"

Biology SeminarSeptember 25, 2014
Biology Seminar

Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime NortheastSeptember 25, 2014
Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Northeast

Community Lecture SeriesOctober 2, 2014
Community Lecture Series

The Mima Mound Mystery- Solved?October 2, 2014
The Mima Mound Mystery- Solved?

Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"October 2, 2014
Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"

Fall Open House at the Bowdoin College Museum of ArtOctober 2, 2014
Fall Open House at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Damnationland 2014: Six Short Horror Films by Maine FilmmakersOctober 2, 2014
Damnationland 2014: Six Short Horror Films by Maine Filmmakers

Ryan Cordell Lecture "Viral Texts and the Technologies of Authorship"October 6, 2014
Ryan Cordell Lecture "Viral Texts and the Technologies of Authorship"

China in Africa: Think AgainOctober 6, 2014
China in Africa: Think Again

Gallery Conversations: "Drawing a Line from Tuttle to Goltzius"October 8, 2014
Gallery Conversations: "Drawing a Line from Tuttle to Goltzius"

Second Friday ArtWalk BrunswickOctober 10, 2014
Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

Gallery Conversations: "Metamorphosis of a Myth"October 16, 2014
Gallery Conversations: "Metamorphosis of a Myth"

Byrd and I: A Northern Evening with Rev. Robert BryanOctober 16, 2014
Byrd and I: A Northern Evening with Rev. Robert Bryan

Is War Between The Great Powers Still Possible?October 20, 2014
Is War Between The Great Powers Still Possible?

"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"October 22, 2014
"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"

President's Science SymposiumOctober 24, 2014
President's Science Symposium

Gallery Conversations: "Anatomy of a Renaissance Painting"October 28, 2014
Gallery Conversations: "Anatomy of a Renaissance Painting"

Threatened and Endangered: Flora and Fauna of Maine: Artist's Books by Rebecca GoodaleOctober 28, 2014
Threatened and Endangered: Flora and Fauna of Maine: Artist's Books by Rebecca Goodale

Santagata LectureNovember 3, 2014
Santagata Lecture

Film & Conversation: Peter Greenaway's "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"November 4, 2014
Film & Conversation: Peter Greenaway's "Goltzius and the Pelican Company"

Bowdoin Has a Chapel, but Does Bowdoin Have Religion?November 6, 2014
Bowdoin Has a Chapel, but Does Bowdoin Have Religion?

Biology SeminarNovember 6, 2014
Biology Seminar

Lecture: "The Art and Life of Marcel Duchamp: A Collision of the Personal and Professional"November 6, 2014
Lecture: "The Art and Life of Marcel Duchamp: A Collision of the Personal and Professional"

Reception at the Museum of Art with Francis NaumannNovember 6, 2014
Reception at the Museum of Art with Francis Naumann

"Double Consciousness: Remembering Black Images in American Struggles for Freedom"November 11, 2014
"Double Consciousness: Remembering Black Images in American Struggles for Freedom"

From Hamdan to Hobby Lobby: Nine Years of the Roberts CourtNovember 12, 2014
From Hamdan to Hobby Lobby: Nine Years of the Roberts Court

Biology SeminarNovember 13, 2014
Biology Seminar

Gallery Conversations: "Revealing Mediterranean Women"November 18, 2014
Gallery Conversations: "Revealing Mediterranean Women"

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Members' Reception: "Hendrick Goltzius: Mythology and Truth"November 20, 2014
Bowdoin College Museum of Art Members' Reception: "Hendrick Goltzius: Mythology and Truth"

Thursday Night Salon: "Hendrick Goltzius: Virtuoso Printmaker, Exquisite Painter"November 20, 2014
Thursday Night Salon: "Hendrick Goltzius: Virtuoso Printmaker, Exquisite Painter"

Family Film: Disney's "Frozen"November 22, 2014
Family Film: Disney's "Frozen"

Roundtable Discussion of the Animated Disney Film "Frozen"December 1, 2014
Roundtable Discussion of the Animated Disney Film "Frozen"

Music at the Museum: Baroque Chamber Music with George LopezDecember 11, 2014
Music at the Museum: Baroque Chamber Music with George Lopez