Public Events: 'Polar Extremes' Spring 2009 Series

Story posted January 26, 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009
Film: Encounters at the End of the World by Werner Herzog
7 p.m., Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall
Seating limited

Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Lecture: "The Fatal Inheritance: Captain Scott, the Royal Navy and British Polar Exploration" by historian David Crane, author of Scott of the Antarctic: A Life of Courage and Tragedy
7:30 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Kibbe Science Lecture: "A World of Change: Climate Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" by Susan Solomon, National Medal of Science Laureate
8 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

Friday, February 13, 2009
Lecture: "Ozone Depletion from Pole to Pole" by Susan Solomon, National Medal of Science laureate
3 p.m., Searles Science Building, Room 315

Thursday, February 19, 2009
Lecture: "Who Owns the Arctic?" by Olya Gayazova, visiting assistant professor of government and legal studies, Bowdoin College
7 p.m., Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Presentation: "Modern Changes in the Arctic and Antarctic Environment" by Bowdoin's Mark Battle, associate professor of physics, and Phil Camill, Environmental Studies Program director and Rusack Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology
7 p.m., Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Exhibition Opening: "First to the Pole"
On view through August 28, 2009, at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Thursday, March 26, 2009
Exhibition Opening: The Pole at Last!
On view through April 19, 2009, at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Friday, April 3, 2009
Presentation: "Arctic Exploration in Motion: A Festival of Rare Film Footage" by Susan Kaplan, director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center; Genevieve LeMoine, curator/registrar, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center; and Audrey Amidon '03, film preservation specialist, National Archives
7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

Saturday, April 4, 2009
Symposium: "Peary's Quest for the Pole: A Symposium Commemorating the Attainment of the North Pole 100 Years Ago"
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

Monday, April 6, 2009
Presentation: "Discovery of the North Pole"
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Thursday, April 9, 2009
Exposition: "Bowdoin Climate Fair and Symposium"
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union

Monday, April 13, 2009
Lecture: "Elisha Kent Kane: America's First Arctic Explorer and Celebrity" by Michael Robinson, assistant professor of history, Hillyer College, University of Hartford
7 p.m., Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center

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