BBC Radio 4 recently came to Brunswick to visit the Harriet Beecher Stowe house and interview Tess Chakkalakal about the impact of Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”
Photographer Accra Shepp of Pratt Institute, soon-to-be Visiting Artist in Residence at Bowdoin, records the natural and social phenomena that surround him to bring those subjects into focus for others.
Bowdoin’s Andy Rudalevige and Janet Martin offer commentary on the recent Senate change that limits the use of filibusters.
Bowdoin art students recently presented their work in the exhibition, Chronometry, The Art of Time, in the new Edwards Center for Art and Dance.
The exhibition “This Mighty Scourge of War: Art of the American Civil War” brings together paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s collection, depicting the diversity of ways in which artists responded to the Civil War.
Americans deal with health risks not just through formal insurance but through working longer and harder, drawing down assets, and other reasons, explains Dan LaFave, assistant professor of economics at Colby College,.
Matthew Potoski of UC Santa Barbara presented a lecture at Bowdoin proposing a system of voluntary membership in “green clubs” for tackling environmental challenges in the corporate world – an approach inspired by the family dinners of his childhood.
Six professors and alumni held a panel conversation for students titled “What can I do with a degree in science?” in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union.
Directed by George Lopez, the Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra performed to a full room in Studzinski Recital Hall, in the penultimate performance of students belonging to the senior class.
Acclaimed artist Hung Liu sits down with Bowdoin’s Shu-chin Tsui (associate professor of Asian studies and film studies) to explain the title of her talk “Summoning Ghosts” and to recount some of the history behind her distinctive style of art.
English Department Chair Aaron Kitch presented “Queer Matter: Science and Sexuality in the Renaissance,” kicking off the faculty lecture series “Science Before Science” by the College’s new Medieval and Early Modern Studies colloquium.
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities Crystal Hall explored the challenges and opportunities of digital tools for humanities research, focusing particularly on her study of how poetry shaped Galileo’s philosophical ideas, in an Oct. 24 talk.
America’s favorite morning beverage contains much more than just milk and sugar, according to Steven Topik of the University of California, Irvine: “there’s a lot of world history in one cup of coffee,” Topik said in an Oct. 30 lecture in Searles Science Building titled “Coffee Colonialism.”
Internationally known atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel of MIT, currently a visiting scholar in physics at Bowdoin, gave a presentation in Searles Science Building on Nov. 1, explaining his research on storm formation and how it relates to climate.
Seven Bowdoin students had the chance to curate a fall 2013 exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, as an outgrowth of a course they took last spring with Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Margaret Boyle.
Math majors, professors, and friends of the Bowdoin Mathematics Department got together in Howell House on Oct. 27 to carve some pumpkins – with a mathematical twist.
Associate Professor of Art Michael Kolster leads a virtual tour of the College’s recently completed Edwards Center for Art and Dance.
Award-winning author and journalist (and Maine native) Colin Woodard gave a talk titled “Watchdog Journalism: The Vital Role of a Threatened Discipline” in Daggett Lounge, Thorne Hall, on Oct. 16.
Quinby House invited April Morris, Bowdoin’s Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History, to speak last week on her idea that maps are a type of art.
The Kamerling Society, which was founded in 1979 and named for Bowdoin professor Samuel Kamerling (1934-1969), is a student group of chemistry and other science majors who try to get people young and old excited by science.