Spring 2013 Calendar of Events

Sarah McMahon presents: Thorn the Murderer

Sarah McMahon presents: Thorn the Murderer

February 6, 201312:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

 

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Durba Mitra presents: Testing Chastity, Evidencing Rape: Medical Evidence, Women's Rights, and Law in India

Durba Mitra presents: Testing Chastity, Evidencing Rape: Medical Evidence, Women's Rights, and Law in India

February 12, 201312:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

 

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The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food

The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food

March 29, 201312:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

 

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Brian Purnell presents: Economic Development in Brooklyn, New York's

Brian Purnell presents: Economic Development in Brooklyn, New York's "Ghetto:" 1968-1985

April 2, 201312:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

 

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Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150

Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150

April 3, 20134:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

In commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the war, two Bowdoin history alumni whose research expertise unites College history and the Civil War will return to the College to participate in a symposium exploring the relationship between the war and Bowdoin.

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Amanda Vickery: History Through the Keyhole

Amanda Vickery: History Through the Keyhole

April 17, 20137:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

"Amanda Vickery is Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London. Her talk, History through the Key Hole, reflects on the material culture of Georgian homes as it relates to the social and cultural history of eighteenth-century England.

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Lecture - O.O. Howard and African American Mutual Aid During Reconstruction

Lecture - O.O. Howard and African American Mutual Aid During Reconstruction

April 25, 20136:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Hawthorne Longfellow Hall, Nixon Lounge

Gretchen Long, Associate Professor of History at Williams College, will discuss exchanges between African Americans and O.O. Howard, Bowdoin class of 1850 and Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau.

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