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"Revealing Mediterranean Women": Exhibit Opening and Reception

October 30, 20145:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

"Revealing Mediterranean Women": Exhibit Opening and Reception

Join the Mellon Initiative in Mediterranean Studies for the Opening of "Revealing Mediterranean Women" in the Museum of Art Pavilion.

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An Artist Talk by Sharon Hayes: "The Women's Movement Is a Lesbian Plot!" and Other Anachronisms

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

An Artist Talk by Sharon Hayes: "The Women's Movement Is a Lesbian Plot!" and Other Anachronisms

Sharon Hayes is an artist who engages multiple mediums-video, performance, and installation-in ongoing investigation into specific intersections between history, politics and speech. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 1992 and is an Associate Professor at The Cooper Union in New York City.

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"The Gods of Times Square," with Documentary Filmmaker Richard Sandler

November 3, 20147:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Druckenmiller Hall, Cleaveland 151

"The Gods of Times Square," with Documentary Filmmaker Richard Sandler

Screening and discussion with cinematographer Richard Sandler, whose film "The Gods of Times Square" records a time in New York's history when the place most identified with free speech and the soul of New York changed from a democratic, interracial common ground to a corporate-controlled, soulless theme park.

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Santagata Lecture: An Evening with Writer Karen Russell - Streamed LIVE

November 3, 20147:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Santagata Lecture: An Evening with Writer Karen Russell - Streamed LIVE

Karen Russell's debut novel, "Swamplandia!," was chosen by The New York Times as one of the Ten Best Books of 2011 and was long-listed for The Orange Prize.

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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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"The War on Terror. . .An Update" with Col. David Hunt

November 4, 20147:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

"The War on Terror. . .An Update" with Col. David Hunt

David Hunt, FOX News War and Terrorism Expert, will deliver a public talk, The War on Terror...An Update, which is free of charge and open to the public. Col. David Hunt (U.S. Army, ret.) is the president and founder of DAR, an international security company, and a regular on Fox News, where he provides expert analysis on war and terrorism.

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25 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Pop-up Exhibit

November 4, 20147:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Blue Room

25 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Pop-up Exhibit

What do you know about the Berlin Wall? Where were you when the Wall fell? Come and share in an exhibit of memorabilia, research, art, and conversation with students, faculty members, and members of the community.

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The Warburg Institute Presents 'British Art in the Mediterranean' (1941): Michael Berkowitz Lecture

November 5, 20147:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

The Warburg Institute Presents 'British Art in the Mediterranean' (1941): Michael Berkowitz Lecture

"The Warburg Institute presents 'British Art in the Mediterranean' (1941)" with Michael Berkowitz on Wednesday, November 5th at 7:00 pm in the Beam Classroom of the Visual Arts Center at Bowdoin College.

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Robert Ives: "Bowdoin Has a Chapel, but Does Bowdoin Have Religion?"

November 6, 201412:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

Robert Ives: "Bowdoin Has a Chapel, but Does Bowdoin Have Religion?"

Robert E. Ives, Bowdoin's director of religious and spiritual life, presents "Bowdoin Has a Chapel, but Does Bowdoin Have Religion?"

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Ben Ewen-Campen: "Stem Cell Genes in Germ Cells and in Brains"

November 6, 20144:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Druckenmiller Hall, Room 020

Ben Ewen-Campen: "Stem Cell Genes in Germ Cells and in Brains"

In the Perrimon lab, I am studying long-range regulation of germline stem cell proliferation, and I am also interested in developing new tools for manipulating gene expression.

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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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Brodie Family Lecture: "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

November 6, 20147:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Brodie Family Lecture: "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

Sean Reardon delivers this year's Brodie Family Lecture address entitled, "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

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Christopher Bolton Lecture "Oshii Mamoru's Avalon:  Gaming, Graphics, History, and the Future of Japanese Film"

November 10, 20144:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

Christopher Bolton Lecture "Oshii Mamoru's Avalon: Gaming, Graphics, History, and the Future of Japanese Film"

Oshii Mamoru is one of anime's most recognizable directors worldwide. His films and his reputation are currency in the global circulation of Japanese animation.

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Jay Turner: "Unplugged: Toward an Environmental History of Batteries and a Culture of Mobility"

November 10, 20144:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

Jay Turner: "Unplugged: Toward an Environmental History of Batteries and a Culture of Mobility"

The role of batteries in modern life is not new, nor are claims of sustainability straightforward. By examining the history of batteries, this project aims to shift discussions of sustainability toward the human and environmental dimensions of industrial materials and material flows.

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Lecture, Julie McGee: "Home and Away--Africa's Mediterranean"

November 10, 20147:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Lecture, Julie McGee: "Home and Away--Africa's Mediterranean"

A critical engagement of the politics of place and migration through the work of a few contemporary artists for whom the Mediterranean provides a site of aesthetic interchange, cultural fluidity, and creative complexity.

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Christopher Bolton Lecture "Oshii Mamoru's Avalon:  Gaming, Graphics, History, and the Future of Japanese Film"November 10, 2014
Christopher Bolton Lecture "Oshii Mamoru's Avalon: Gaming, Graphics, History, and the Future of Japanese Film"

Jay Turner: "Unplugged: Toward an Environmental History of Batteries and a Culture of Mobility"November 10, 2014
Jay Turner: "Unplugged: Toward an Environmental History of Batteries and a Culture of Mobility"

Lecture, Julie McGee: "Home and Away--Africa's Mediterranean"November 10, 2014
Lecture, Julie McGee: "Home and Away--Africa's Mediterranean"

"It is not a crime to kill the infidel": Protestants, Catholics, and Religious Violence in Vargas' Brazil: A Case StudyNovember 11, 2014
"It is not a crime to kill the infidel": Protestants, Catholics, and Religious Violence in Vargas' Brazil: A Case Study

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

Gallery Conversation with Professor Paul KaplanNovember 12, 2014
Gallery Conversation with Professor Paul Kaplan

Italian TableNovember 12, 2014
Italian Table

Michael Birenbaum Quintero presents: "Teofilio Potes and the Counter-History of Black Politics in Colombia"November 12, 2014
Michael Birenbaum Quintero presents: "Teofilio Potes and the Counter-History of Black Politics in Colombia"

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

New regulatory functions for ancient RNA-modifying enzymesNovember 13, 2014
New regulatory functions for ancient RNA-modifying enzymes

Genevieve LeMoine: "Finding Crocker Land: Archaeology at Etah and Beyond"November 13, 2014
Genevieve LeMoine: "Finding Crocker Land: Archaeology at Etah and Beyond"

Roomful of TeethNovember 16, 2014
Roomful of Teeth

Italian TableNovember 17, 2014
Italian Table

The Ying QuartetNovember 17, 2014
The Ying Quartet

Abigail Killeen presents: "Words Made Flesh: How the Art of the Theater Serves the Liberal Arts by Embodying Thought"November 18, 2014
Abigail Killeen presents: "Words Made Flesh: How the Art of the Theater Serves the Liberal Arts by Embodying Thought"

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

Speciation causes flower color evolution in a Texas wildflowerNovember 20, 2014
Speciation causes flower color evolution in a Texas wildflower

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"

Economics Seminar: Apologies: Theory, Empirics and ExperimentsNovember 21, 2014
Economics Seminar: Apologies: Theory, Empirics and Experiments

Bowdoin Premiere of Disney's Family Favorite "Frozen"November 22, 2014
Bowdoin Premiere of Disney's Family Favorite "Frozen"

Italian TableNovember 25, 2014
Italian Table

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

Italian TableDecember 3, 2014
Italian Table

Erik Nelson presents: "Explaining Trends in the Phylogenetic Diversity and Richness of Food Production and Consumption Around the Globe"December 3, 2014
Erik Nelson presents: "Explaining Trends in the Phylogenetic Diversity and Richness of Food Production and Consumption Around the Globe"

Community Lecture SeriesDecember 4, 2014
Community Lecture Series

Having it both ways: The developmental genetics of dimorphisms in true bugsDecember 4, 2014
Having it both ways: The developmental genetics of dimorphisms in true bugs

December Dance ConcertDecember 4, 2014
December Dance Concert

December Dance ConcertDecember 5, 2014
December Dance Concert

December Dance ConcertDecember 6, 2014
December Dance Concert

Italian TableDecember 8, 2014
Italian Table

Benjamin Gorske presents: "'Neonatural' Architecture of Molecular Machines"December 9, 2014
Benjamin Gorske presents: "'Neonatural' Architecture of Molecular Machines"

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

Children's Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.January 19, 2015
Children's Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

2nd Annual World Cinema Film FestivalFebruary 16, 2015
2nd Annual World Cinema Film Festival

2nd Annual World Cinema Film FestivalFebruary 17, 2015
2nd Annual World Cinema Film Festival

2nd Annual World Cinema Film FestivalFebruary 18, 2015
2nd Annual World Cinema Film Festival