Associate Professor of Romance Languages Nadia Celis will be celebrating her new book, La Rebelión de las niñas: El Caribe y la “conciencia corporal, Tuesday, April 28, at 4:30 in Massachusetts Hall’s faculty room.
A Bowdoin computer science professor and a digital humanities expert are teaming up to teach a new digital and computational course next fall. The class will tackle two major projects: for the first, students will recreate what General Joshua Chamberlain saw from Little Round Top in 1865. For the second, they will explore the notion of identity in the age of social media.
Jeff McMahan, the White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford, spoke at Bowdoin recently about the responsibilities of participants in war. His view is that soldiers must be able to morally justify the killing of others, even if they do so as uniformed members of an armed service.
The #CarbonFeed project, designed by artists John Park and Jon Bellona, is designed to prompt viewers to consider their digital carbon footprint.
Based on her interest in the relationship betwee past and future, and in Latin American art, Sarah Montross has put together the first-ever exhibition dedicated to postwar art of the Americas inspired by science fiction and space travel.
Every April, the Department of Theater and Dance puts on a popular spring dance show. This year, with music ranging from Puccini to Piazzolla, repertory courses played with the shape and formalities of social relationships, while composition students exposed choreographic devices, scores, and sources through short studies and improvisations. This season’s concert featured a duet […]
This summer and next, Crystal Hall, a visiting assistant professor of digital and computational studies, will attend a new institute in North Carolina that’s been designed to teach humanities scholars about cutting-edge digital tools that can broaden and deepen their research.
Yu Zhao ’15 and Katherine Carter ’16 recently won first and second place in the Consulate General of Japan in Boston Japanese Language Contest.
Peggy Wang, assistant professor of art history and Asian studies, worked with Jackie Brown, assistant professor of visual arts, to conduct an art-making workshop that Wang said would help students better understand the challenges and particularities of generating meaning through art.
In the four years that the Simons Foundation has been awarding fellowships to theoretical physicists to support their sabbatical research, it has only given one such grant to a physicist at a liberal arts college. Stephen Naculich, professor of physics at Bowdoin, became that first awardee this year.
Five faculty members have been promoted from associate to full professor based on their scholarly output and teaching credentials. Oceanographer Collin Roesler, religion scholar Robert Morrison and historians Dallas Denery, David Gordon and Susan Tananbaum will all be promoted on July 1.
This year is the 100th anniversary of general relativity. In recognition of this anniversary, Thomas Baumgarte, a professor of physics and astronomy, spoke recently to an audience of Bowdoin faculty and staff about the history of our understanding of gravity.
A short story by Visiting Assistant Professor of English Sarah Braunstein has been published in the March 16 issue of the The New Yorker.
Bowdoin’s education department recently hosted a panel discussion in Kresge Auditorium to discuss what can be done to raise the status of the teaching profession. The event was moderated by Doris Santoro, associate professor of education.
A team of academics and technology experts — including Bowdoin’s Pamela Fletcher, professor of art history, and David Israel, senior producer for academic new media — has won the Association of Research Institutes in Art History’s 2015 ARIAH Prize for Online Publishing.
Biology professor Jack Bateman is the latest faculty member to be profiled in our series on professors. In these Q&As, faculty members answer our questions about their careers, research and little known facts about themselves.
Math professor Jack O’Brien uses dance to help his students understand computational statistics.
Each Friday afternoon in the Peucinian Room, Classics Lecturer Michael Nerdahl meets with several dedicated Latin students for a tradition he calls “Latin Tea.”
Before the clock struck 9:26:53, Bowdoin professor of mathematics Jennifer Taback gave a brief history of Pi.
“While attention tends to focus on the destruction of art and the looting of artifacts, the demolition of ancient ruins and the consequent loss of the archaeological context for these remains are even more troubling,” writes Associate Professor of Classics James Higginbotham.