50th Anniversary of Africana Studies, the African American Society, and the John Brown Russwurm African American Center


Save the Date

November 8-10, 2019

Bowdoin invites you to return to campus for Reflecting/Perspectives, a special weekend commemorating a half century of multicultural community and scholarship at the College.

Special programming for the weekend includes: keynote speakers, including artis and scholar David C. Driskell H'89, and Geoffrey Canada '74, H'07, president of the Harlem Children's Zone; an academic symposium featuing historian and artist Nell Irvin Painter; alumni and student panels; exhibitions in the Museum of Art, Arctic Museum, and Special Collections & Archives; and live entertainment, networking, and social events - culminating in the AF/AM/50 Celebration Ball.

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Hotel rooms have been held at the following hotels:

Brunswick Hotel & Tavern
4 Noble Street
Brunswick, ME
(207) 837-6565

Comfort Inn
199 Pleasant Street
Brunswick, ME
(207) 729-1129

When calling to make a reservation, please reference Bowdoin AF/AM/50. For more local lodging information, use link above.

Connect and Volunteer

For inquiries and feedback for the 50th Anniversary Weekend, please email afam50@bowdoin.edu

For questions about the Multicultural Alumni Network, including inquiries about hosting or organizing an event, please contact Lindsey Lessard, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, at llessard@bowdoin.edu or call (207) 725-3956.