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Workshop Focuses on Gulf of Maine in a Changing Climate June 12-13

Thu, 05/24/2012 - 21:03
The two-day workshop will focus on the observed trends and variability in the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the Gulf of Maine.
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Rescheduled: 'Museum Pieces' Welcomes Spring Monday, May 7

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 14:49
Class projects, independent student work, and student clubs will all be featured on the program of festive music and dance.
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Art Critic Donald Kuspit to Lecture May 7

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 18:25
As Kuspit describes, since the 19th century serious critical understanding of the arts has been either "mathematical" or "poetic," to use Baudelaire's distinction, if sometimes conflating them.
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Marine Ecology in Gulf of Maine Symposium May 5

Thu, 05/03/2012 - 18:22
A distinguished group of researchers from 17 different institutions will gather at Bowdoin for the State of Marine Ecology in the Gulf of Maine Symposium Saturday, May 5.
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Chorus, Mozart Mentors Orchestra Premiere Jenkins' Requiem May 3-4

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 20:16
The theme of the concert is "Death and Heaven." In addition to the Jenkins Requiem the Chorus will perform four spirituals arranged by William Dawson about preparing to go to heaven or imagining what it will be like.
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Barbara Stafford to Deliver Museum of Art Lecture May 3

Tue, 04/24/2012 - 20:50
Stafford's work has consistently explored the intersections between the visual arts and the physical and biological sciences from the early modern to the contemporary era.
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Clifford Orwin to Lecture on Genesis 18-19 May 7

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 19:17
Orwin is a professor of political science, classics, and Jewish studies and director of the Program in Political Philosophy and International Affairs at the University of Toronto.
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Community Screening of 'American Teacher' Apr. 26

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:50
The feature-length documentary chronicles the stories of four teachers living and working in disparate urban and rural areas of the country.
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'Lullaby' by Lily Bo Shapiro '12 Apr. 25-26

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:19
This original dance theater piece blends humor, tenderness, and cruelty in an exploration of the games we play as children and adults, and the ways in which those games shape who we are.
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Conversations with Rabbi Harry Sky at Arctic Museum Apr. 22

Sat, 04/14/2012 - 15:30
When Rabbi Harry Sky examined works by Inuit artists, he found the artistic expression of his lifelong belief that people are always changing and transforming. The experiences of today shape the person you will be tomorrow.
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Spring Dance Concert Apr. 19-21

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 21:28
This concert highlights the intimacy and energy of the human experience. From the poignant to the bold, the art of dance illuminates the stage through faculty repertory and emerging choreographers.
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Scholars Gather at Bowdoin for Symposium on Pentecostalism Apr. 21-22

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 16:42
At the turn of the 21st century, Pentecostalism is the fastest growing sector of contemporary Christianity, with more than 523 million followers—an estimated 9 million conversions annually. Overwhelmingly, growth is evidenced outside of the West with women comprising 75 percent of the membership.
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Poet and Translator Peter Cole to Present Spindel Lecture Apr. 17

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 14:02
Cole, a visiting fellow in the Judaic Studies Program at Yale University, will present "The Poetry of Kabbalah, The Kabbalah of Poetry: Ruminations and a Reading."
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Andrew March to Discuss Modern Islamic Rules of War Apr. 16

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 13:52
Andrew March teaches and writes on problems in contemporary political philosophy, Islamic law, and Islamic political thought.
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Wabanaki Arts Festival Apr. 14

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 17:11
The Wabanaki Arts Festival brings Native American artists and musicians from Maine and across New England to the Bowdoin College campus.
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Bowdoin Klavierfest Celebrates the Piano Apr. 13-14

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 16:28
The festival will feature a performance by legendary pianist Ilana Vered, a new work by Bowdoin composer Vineet Shende, and the New England premiere of a recently unearthed piece by Vladimir Horowitz.
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Art Historian Andrew McClellan Speaks about Private Collecting and Museums Apr. 12

Tue, 04/10/2012 - 14:14
A leading scholar of the history and theory of art museums, McClellan will give a talk titled "Private Collecting in the Age of Museums."
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James Carter Organ Trio to Perform Apr. 11

Mon, 04/09/2012 - 19:58
The trio features James Carter on saxophones, Gerard Gibbs on keyboards, and Leonard King on drums. They will announce their program from the stage.
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Veritas Forum Looks at 'Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?' Apr. 12

Fri, 04/06/2012 - 21:00
Troy Van Voohris and Richmond Thompson will present alternate perspectives on the question of the intersections of faith and science.
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Artist Lesley Vance in Conversation with Mark Wethli Apr. 11

Fri, 04/06/2012 - 18:37
Lesley Vance is known for pushing the limits of representation in her paintings and watercolors. Her reputation has grown since her inclusion in the 2010 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial.
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