The Bowdoin community is invited to take part in a community read, culminating with the College’s first open, online book talk April 1, 2014.
Join alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents, and others in a discussion of Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, moderated by Susan Bell, Bowdoin’s A. Myrick Freeman Professor of Social Sciences and chair of the sociology and anthropology department, and Steven Loebs ’60, research associate at the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good and professor emeritus, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University. Fadiman is to join the conversation by phone and field questions.
The talk, which is sponsored by the McKeen Center, will be streamed live on Bowdoin’s website starting at 8 p.m. (EST). Viewers can participate by emailing questions to Fadiman and the moderators.
A book discussion will also take place at 4 p.m. March 27 at the McKeen Center, hosted by Associate Professor of Education Nancy Jennings and Director of Health Professions Advising Seth Ramus. Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the discussion.