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The Office of Events and Summer Programs is responsible for a number of campus events during the academic year. These include Common Hour, Parents Weekend and Commencement. The staff also handles events such as Honors Day, as well as the scheduling of buildings and rooms on campus.  When the academic year has ended, summer programs begin.

Location: Coles Tower First Floor
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bowdoin College
3200 College Station
Brunswick ME 04011
207-725-3433 (p)
207-725-3925 (f)
events@bowdoin.edu
summerprograms@bowdoin.edu

Past Events

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Stephen Sondheim

One of the greatest composers and lyricists in the history of the American musical theater, Stephen Sondheim spoke at Bowdoin College in 2011.

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Angelique Kidjo

Grammy Award winning singer Angelique Kidjo performed at Bowdoin College in 2011.

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Bela Fleck: The Africa Project

Renowned musician Bela Fleck brought his banjo to Bowdoin College in 2010 with a live concert featuring collaborations with some of Africa’s most talented musicians. 

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Angela Davis

Through her activism and her scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation's quest for social justice.  "A Conversation with Angela Davis" took place at Bowdoin College in 2010.

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David Brooks

David Brooks delivered the 2011 Cassidy Lecture “Social Animal and Higher Education”.

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Joe Lovano Us Five

Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano and his ensemble Us Five performed at Bowdoin College in 2010.

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Garth Fagan and Dancers

Garth Fagan has been called "a true original," "a genuine leader," and "one of the great reformers of American dance." The acclaimed Tony Award-winning choreographer of Broadway's The Lion King, presented a lecture demonstration at Bowdoin College in 2009.

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Terri Lyne Carrington Mosaic Trio

The Terri Lyne Carrington Mosaic Trio—featuring drummer Carrington, pianist Geri Allen, and bassist Esperanza Spalding—performed at Bowdoin College in 2010.

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Irvin Mayfield and NOJO

Award-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra performed at Bowdoin College in 2010. The concert was part of Mayfield's Road to Carnegie Hall Tour, featuring a performance of Mayfield's Elysian Fields Jazz Suite, a big band composition that grew out of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.