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Seven Bowdoin Faculty Granted Tenure

At its recent meeting in Boston (February 4-6, 2016), the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees promoted seven faculty members to tenured positions.

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Academy Member Dighton Spooner Talks Racism in Hollywood

In the wake of a field of Oscar nominations containing no people of color, we sit down with Dighton Spooner, senior associate director of Bowdoin Career Planning, who is also a member of both the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, to hear his observations gleaned from 30 years in the entertainment industry.

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New Electron Microscope at Bowdoin Opens Up Research Possibilities

The new electron scanning microscope, which was purchased with a grant from the National Science Foundation, replaces an older one bought in 1999, which was growing less reliable as the years wore on. The new microscope not only can do what the old one did more quickly, it also has additional capabilities.

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"Why African-American [Blank] Matters" Series Launches with Talk on Voting Rights

Kicking off the first of a series of talks this month called, "Why African-American _____ Matters in America," Professor of History Patrick Rael gave a lecture on voting and why reducing obstacles to voting is important to protect minority rights.

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Bowdoin's Irfan Reacts to Mark Rothko Art Forgery Trial

"Once I learned that it duped the chairman of Sotheby's, I was intrigued."

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

Student Art Show: Activism and Social Justice - Part of Black History Month

February 15, 2016 | 7:00 PM
David Saul Smith Union, Lamarche Gallery

As part of the celebration of Black history month, students will showcase artwork along with poetry/spoken word based on the themes of activism and social justice.Sponsored by the Af-Am Society.

Gallery Conversation - Historian David Gordon

February 16, 2016 | 12:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Judith Casselberry: "Why do African-American Women Matter in America?"

February 16, 2016 | 8:00 PM
Ladd House, Living Room

David Driskell and Johnnetta Cole in Discussion: African Art and the Exhibition 'Earth Matters'

February 17, 2016 | 4:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Bradley Borthwick Artist Talk and Reception: The Entablature and the Nave Sculpture Exhibition

February 18, 2016 | 4:15 PM
Edwards Arts Center, Room 115 [Digital Media Lab]

A Reading by Poet and Novelist Paul Beatty - English Department Visiting Writers Series

February 23, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room

Francophone Film Festival: 'Bande de filles' ('Girlhood')

February 26, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Francophone Film Festival: 'Clouds of Sils Maria'

February 27, 2016 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

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2015 Fall Events Calendar

Arts Calendar Fall 2015 PDF