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Common Hour

Fall 2005

Friday, September 9

Karofsky Faculty Encore Lecture

Presented by Professor Richard Morgan, "What's a Conservative, Daddy? (All you'll ever need to know)"

Location: Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

Friday, September 23

Paul Rusesabagina, Real Life Hero of Hotel Rwanda

Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved - and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people. Hotel Rwanda, nominated for three Academy Awards, tells the inspiring story of real-life hero Paul Rusesabagina.

Location: Pickard Theater

Friday, October 14

Stanley Crouch, Jazz Critic & Essayist

Stanley Crouch is an outspoken critic, columnist, novelist, and essayist. He is perhaps best known for his jazz criticism and his novel Don't the Moon Look Lonesome?

Location: Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

Friday, October, 28

Student Performances, Parents Weekend

This special Common Hour will feature performances by Bowdoin's very talented student performing groups. You are sure to be inspired and entertained!

Location: Morrell Gymnasium

Friday, November 11

Student Chamber Ensemble Concert

Please join us for a relaxing afternoon listening to the wonderful music of the Student Chamber Ensembles Concert performed by students in the Bowdoin Music Department.

Location: Tillotson Room, Gibson Hall

Friday, December 2

Katha Pollitt - Columnist

Katha Pollitt is one of two female columnists at The Nation and a reliable voice of sanity, feminism, and humor. She is well known for her sharp and provocative analyses of popular culture and politics.

Location: Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center