French table meets every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:30, Pinette Room, Thorne
Come join our French Teaching Fellows, faculty and students of all levels of French in French conversation over dinner. Come enjoy this great opportunity for informal exchange in French. Make it part of your weekly routine!
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."