Students undertake a flexible path of rigorous study through the major in order to become engaged, informed, and resourceful readers and writers. Majors develop fluency in critical methodologies and paradigms of the field.
Students may also choose from courses in creative writing, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and screenwriting. Our curriculum contributes to Africana studies; Asian studies; cinema studies; environmental studies; gender, sexuality, and women’s studies; and theater.
Faculty offered the first slate of classes for the new urban studies minor this fall. Students are now diving into another crop of city-centric courses this semester that cover a range of subjects, from geographic information systems (GIS), to the art and architecture of China's urbanization, the evolution of the American city, and urban economics.
The acclaimed author is among seven artists to be awarded a fellowship by the Maine Arts Commission. “It’s very meaningful to me to receive this support from my new home state,” said Marzano-Lesnevich, who came to Bowdoin in 2018.