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    Harriet Beecher Stowe, Her House, Her Novel: The Most Common Questions

    Cathi Belcher, the docent of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, has begun holding monthly "Tea with Harriet" events, inviting visitors into the newly opened home to see where Stowe wrote her famous anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. Belcher has answered some of visitors' most frequently asked questions.

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    Instant Coffee, Soy Sauce, Prints: Visiting Artist Teaches Non-toxic Printmaking

    In a recent printmaking class, visiting artist Liz Chalfin taught students how to prepare plates with a solution of instant coffee and water. Later, the students cleaned their plates with soy sauce instead of the typical ammonia.

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    Kelly Kerney ’02 Reads from Latest Novel, 'Hard Red Spring'

    Bowdoin graduate Kelly Kerney returned to campus Tuesday, Sept. 27, to read from and discuss her most recent novel, "Hard Red Spring," published by Penguin Random House.

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    Art Provides Backdrop for Student Soirée

    Now a fall tradition, Student Activities threw an elegant part at the Museum of Art for students on Friday night. Students perused the exhibits before gathering in the pavilion for an a cappella concert.

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    Remembering Edward Albee H'09's Visits to Bowdoin

    American playwright Edward Albee, who died Sept. 16, made a couple of memorable visits to Bowdoin in the last decade. 

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    Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

    Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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    "Across the Divide: Intermediality and American Art" Symposium

    September 30, 2016 | 8:45 AM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    How do artists exchange motifs and tropes from one kind of art to another? How do different media play against each other? Can the integration of aesthetic concepts from different media interfere with each other? How might experiences with different media spark new and surprising experiences for audiences and artists alike? The symposium 'Across the Divide: Intermediality and American Art' takes these questions as a point of departure for an investigation of this practice in American art.

    Concert: Melissa Aldana (Quartet)

    October 1, 2016 | 7:30 PM
    Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

    L.J. Roberts: "Queer Strategies, Queer Tactics"

    October 5, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Audubon 'Birds of America' Page-Turning

    October 7, 2016 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Tea with Harriet

    October 20, 2016 | 1:00 PM
    Harriet's Writing Room

    Auditions for Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl- Department of Theater and Dance

    October 24, 2016 | 4:00 PM
    Memorial Hall, 601, Kresge Dance Studio

    Auditions for Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl- Department of Theater and Dance

    October 25, 2016 | 4:00 PM
    Memorial Hall, 601, Kresge Dance Studio

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