Science is Fiction; A selection of films by Jean Painleve
– 8:30 PM
Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium
This screening and discussion will explore Jean Painleve's "scientific-poetic" films. These dreamlike short films reveal the wonder of sea creatures, presenting their social lives as a challenge to human conventions. Organized in conjunction with Sarah Childress's documentary film course and the Bowdoin College Museum of Art's exhibition Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography.
Speakers include: Sarah Childress, Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Studies; Janet Gannon, Lab Instructor at the Bowdoin Scientific Station of Kent Island; Marko Melendy, Bowdoin's Animal Care Supervisor; Andrea Rosen, Curatorial Assistant, Bowdoin College Museum of Art; and students in the Spring 2014 course "The Reality Effect: Documentary Film."
Working in France - Info Session
– 7:30 PM
Sills Hall, Room 109 (Woodruff Room)
Thursday, April 3rd
The Bowdoin French Club will be welcoming Jerome Henry, vice-consul from the French Consulate to the United States in Boston, MA. He will be leading a discussion and Q&A session about working, living and studying in France for people holding a non-EU/EEA citizenship. As vice-consul, he will be able to offer his expertise and tips about applying for visas, work permits and other important practical considerations for living in France. The session will begin at 6:30pm in Sills 109.
This info session was organized by the Bowdoin French Club, with financial support from Bowdoin Student Activities. It marks the first direct collaboration with the Cultural Services department of the French Consulate in Boston. The Bowdoin French Club hopes to organize many more events in the upcoming academic year.
Must Mediterranean Men be Masculine? Reflections on a Stereotype
– 9:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315
Sponsored by the Mellon Initiative in Mediterranean Studies.